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SAGEBRUSH, PINECONE CANDIDATES COMPETE FOR FRUIT HEIGHTS OFFICES
ACCOUNTANT, PHYSICIAN RUN FOR MAYOR; 4 SEEK TO FILL 2 COUNCIL SEATS

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ACCOUNTANT, PHYSICIAN RUN FOR MAYOR; 4 SEEK TO FILL 2 COUNCIL SEATS

In its unique and traditional way, candidates for mayor and City Council have been placed on the ballot in Fruit Heights for next week's municipal election.

The city's two political groups, the Sagebrush and Pinecone parties, met in August, and each nominated a candidate for the mayor's job and two contenders to fill the vacant seats on the City Council.The Pinecone Party nominated Blaine Nelson for mayor and Fred Bergold and David Garrett for the council. Sagebrush Party nominees are Ross Phillips for mayor and Dean Wiberg and Michael Hogan for the council.

Incumbent Mayor Dean Brand and councilmembers Max K. Green and James R. Lamb chose not to run again.

Nelson, 10 S. Country Lane, is a certified public accountant making his first run at a political office.

Phillips, 370 S. Mountain Rd., served on the council from 1981 to 1985 and is a physician at Humana Hospital Davis North.

Bergold, 605 S. Cherry Lane, is a retired Air Force officer who ran for the council in 1981 and headed the city's 1980 economic development study.

Garrett, 148 N. Village Way, is an investment counselor also making his first try at a city office.

Hogan, 569 N. Quail Ridge Dr., is president of a construction firm in Davis County and is also making his first run for a political office.

Wiberg, 1027 E. Fairway View Dr., is a chemical engineer and current chairman of the city's Planning Commission.