Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Bel Aire's mayor race could be bitter

Two former mayors -- Harold Smith, mayor from 1991 to 1998; and Gary O'Neal, mayor from 1999 to 2005 -- have both filed against each other in Bel Aire's April 3 general election. At issue for the 6,500-resident community is how to market the city's vacant land and work on reducing the local debt load.. Within the past five years the community has rapidly grown.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

"work on reducing the city's debt"

Is that the city debt that was created by O'Neil since there was little to none when Smith was Mayor and it was on O'Neil's watch that Bel Aire bought land it had no business buying creating the debt???