Bruce Schlecht, a city councilman in West Point for 18 years has decided to run for mayor. He joins incumbent Marlene Johnson and newcomer Alex Norton in the race.
Schlecht, a life-long resident of West Point has been active in coaching baseball and softball in the community for some 43 years.
Schlecht says his main goal is to figure out how to keep electrical rates from going up. He would also like to do more to increase housing to accommodate young people moving back to town and to bring a couple more small businesses to West Point
The three will face off in the May primary.