Mountain Home City Council member Dave Almond has announced his plans to run for mayor in the November election.Almond has been a member of the Mountain Home City Council Ward 4, Position 1 for the past nine years. He also serves on the street committee, is chairman of the public safety committee, and is a member of the administrative committee and sign committee. Almond has also served as an auxiliary deputy under former Baxter County Sheriff Joe Edmonds and volunteer firefighter for the Mountain Home Fire Department under former Fire Chief Dale Harris.
Almond moved to Mountain Home in 1969 and started work at KTLO that year. He has spent 48 years in the broadcast industry, 33 years full time and 15 years part time, specializing in commercial radio production, marketing, broadcast engineering, plus electronics and computer technical support. He worked full time from 1985 to 2002 at Twin Lakes Radio and still works part time station engineering at radio stations KPFM, KKTZ, and KOMT.
Almond and his wife, Peggy, have been married for 40 years and work together at Larry Black and Associates. They have worked at LB&A Referral Company since 2002.
Almond says it's been an honor serving as a member of the city council for the past nine years and working with all of the elected officials and the Mountain Home city employees. He says he looks forward to serving as mayor and support is greatly appreciated.
Almond will be a candidate on the November 6th general election ballot. The filing period for municipal elections begins on July 27th.
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