Valley City (CSi) City Commissioner, Matt Pedersen says he will not seek another term on the Commission.

He  says he will continue with his role in permanent  flood protection in Valley City and has accepted a position on the North Dakota State Water Commission.


Dave Carlsrud

Commission President, Mayor Dave Carlsrud has indicated that  plans to seek re- election to a full term.

He was elected two years ago to fill out the unexpired term of former Mayor Bob Werkhoven, who resigned.

Valley City Auditor Avis Richter encourages citizens to take out a petition to get the necessary signatures to run in this year’s city elections. She said Valley City residents seeking to run for any of the positions must get their petition with the necessary signatures returned to the city auditor’s office by April 9th at 4pm.

The citywide election will held June 12th at Barnes County Courthouse. Absentee ballots for city residents will be available May 3rd through June 11th at the Barnes County Auditor’s Office in the Barnes County Courthouse.

Up for election this year, are the City Commission President (Mayor) two City Commission seats, and three City Parkboard seats.