Lake Lillian, Minn., voters await word on next mayor
LAKE LILLIAN -- The next mayor of Lake Lillian could be Kenneth Wittman, if he accepts the job.
With no candidates filing for the mayor's position, Wittman was the top vote-getter with 13 write-in votes. Wittman had not sought the office, and told the city he was undecided about accepting the post, according to City Clerk Susan Jungclaus.
He is currently a City Council member.
If he does not accept the post, the City Council must appoint a council member to serve as mayor. It would then also need to appoint someone to the City Council position.
Current Mayor Ross Wittman had not sought re-election.
There were write-in votes for 11 people.
Kenneth Wittman 13
Donnavon Garberich 12
Gary Kaiser 10
Ross Wittman 6
Jason Wittman 5
Kristine Kaiser 5
Josh Gilberts 3
Wendy Lund 2
Delmar Douma 2
Donna Mae Scott 1
Margaret Jungclaus 1