Newcastle faces three races on council, one for Coal Creek utilities

The City of Newcastle has three races for its city council, as well as one spot on the Coal Creek Utility District.

Incumbent and current mayor Rich Crispo is running for re-election for Council Position 5 against Dave Mitchell. You can reach them at and respectively. Margaret Riley withdrew her candidacy for the position.

Tamra Kammin and Maggie Riley are running for Position 6 ( and are their respective contact information) while Dave Mitchell withdrew from this race to run in Position 5.

Tom Magers is running unopposed for Position 7 after Mitchell withdrew from this race as well. Magers can be reached at

For the Coal Creek Utility District, Newcastle’s independent utilities provider, two candidates remain in the race for Commissioner Position 1. Pam Martin ( and Suzi O’Byrne ( are competing for the spot. Bill Erxleben withdrew.

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