Kleinschmidt, Barrett among those running again in Orange

Jul. 05, 2013 @ 07:09 PM

Ten candidates, including several incumbents, had filed for elections in Orange County by the close of business on Friday, first day of the filing period for 2013.

Incumbent Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt filed for another term leading the town of Chapel Hill.

Four seats on the Chapel Hill Town Council are up for grabs. Incumbent Sally Greene filed to run again, along with two more candidates: Gary Kahn and Maria T. Palmer.

James Barrett, an incumbent member of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education – which has three seats in play, also filed to run again.

In Hillsborough, incumbent Mayor Tom Stevens filed to run again, while Jenn Weaver filed for one of two open seats on the Town Commission.

In Carrboro, N.C. Central University law professor and Board of Aldermen member Lydia Lavelle filed to replace outgoing Mayor Mark Chilton.

Incumbents Randee Haven-O’Donnell and Jacquelyn Gist filed to return as aldermen, with a third seat left to fill and no immediate opposition.

No one had filed for any of the three open council seats in Mebane late Friday.