Municipal voters make their choices official in April 7 election

Crestwood, Green Park, Sunset Hills voters choose elected officials

By BURKE WASSON

While Crestwood voters last week elected five newcomers to the Board of Aldermen and voters in Green Park re-elected every incumbent on the ballot, Sunset Hills residents will see a mix of old and new officials on their Board of Aldermen.

Here are the unofficial results for those races in the April 7 election:

Crestwood

In Ward 1, Darryl Wallach ran unopposed for a three-year term while Mimi Duncan ran unopposed for an unexpired one-year term. Both will hold elective office for the first time.

Wallach replaces outgoing Ward 1 Alderman Richard Bland, who won election over Wallach in 2006 and did not file for re-election.

Duncan replaces outgoing Ward 1 Alder-man Carol “C.J.” McGee, who was appointed last year to that position when her husband, former Ward 1 Alderman Mac McGee, passed away.

In Ward 2, Jeff Schlink won election over two opponents for an unexpired one-year term. Schlink, who will hold elective office for the first time, received 116 votes, or 38.28 percent. Outgoing Ward 2 Alderman Mike Kelsch, who was appointed last year to that position after former Ward 2 Alderman Steve Knarr resigned, received 103 votes, or 33.99 percent. Jeff Baker received 82 votes, or 27.06 percent.

Incumbent Board of Aldermen President Chris Pickel ran unopposed for a three-year term. He was first elected in 2006.

In Ward 3, Paul Duchild won election over two opponents for a three-year term. Duchild, who will hold elective office for the first time, received 343 votes, or 74.08 percent. Jack Bazzell received 91 votes, or 19.65 percent.

Michael Argent, who passed away in February, received 28 votes, or 6.05 percent.

Duchild replaces outgoing Ward 3 Alderman Gregg Roby, who first was elected in 2006 and did not file for re-election.

In Ward 4, Deborah Beezley defeated incumbent Ward 4 Alderman Steve Nieder, who first was elected in 2006, for a three-year term. Beezley, who will hold elective office for the first time, received 271 votes, or 52.83 percent. Nieder received 241 votes, or 46.98 percent.

Green Park

Incumbent Green Park Mayor Tony Konopka won re-election to a two-year term. He first was elected mayor in 2007.

Konopka received 314 votes, or 69.16 percent. Former Ward 2 Alderman and city incorporation leader Fred Hoehn received 138 votes, or 30.40 percent.

In Ward 1, incumbent Ward 1 Alderman Anthony Pousosa ran unopposed for a two-year term. He was first elected in 2007.

In Ward 2, incumbent Ward 2 Alderman Tim Thuston won re-election to a two-year term. He first was elected in 2007.

Thuston received 141 votes, or 68.45 percent. James Jones Jr. received 65 votes, or 31.55 percent.

In Ward 3, incumbent Ward 3 Alderman Mark Hayden ran unopposed for a two-year term. He was first elected in 2001.

Sunset Hills

In Ward 1, William “Bill” Nolan Jr. defeated incumbent Ward 1 Alderman Doug McGuire, who first was elected in 2007, for a two-year term. Nolan, who will hold elective office for the first time, received 164 votes, or 78.10 percent. McGuire received 46 votes, or 21.90 percent.

In Ward 2, Scott Haggerty defeated incumbent Ward 2 Alderman John Little-field, who first was elected in 2001, for a two-year term. Haggerty, who will hold elective office for the first time, received 260 votes, or 63.73 percent. Littlefield received 148 votes, or 36.27 percent.

In Ward 3, incumbent Ward 3 Alderman Jan Hoffmann, who was first elected in 1991, ran unopposed for a two-year term.

In Ward 4, incumbent Ward 4 Alderman Patricia Fribis defeated challenger Stephen Shady for election to a two-year term.

Fribis, who was appointed last year to that position when former Ward 4 Alder-man Mike Svoboda was elected mayor, received 221 votes, or 69.50 percent. Shady received 96 votes, or 30.19 percent.

Lindbergh school board

Seats held by President Ken Fey and Secretary Janine Fabick were up for election on the Lindbergh Board of Education. Because they were the only ones to file, no election was conducted. Fey and Fabick will serve three-year terms.