Mayor Pat Thomas has announced he will not be running for another term. Thomas has served the community for almost 12 years now.
He began as city manager, serving two terms, followed by the mayor seat.
"I put a lot into this job, after awhile it wares and quite frankly, once again, 11 years so far of public service that takes a toll on a person, once again I'm ready to, I have a new granddaughter, I'm ready to concentrate on other things now," says Mayor Pat Thomas.
The next city election is in July of 2009.