Durango advisory board member aims to leap onto City Council

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Durango advisory board member aims to leap onto City Council

Seth Furtney focuses on fire mitigation
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Durango advisory board member aims to leap onto City Council

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Seven candidates are running for three open seats on Durango City Council. Two candidates were featured last week, and two in Wednesday’s print editions of The Durango Herald and on www.durangoherald.com.
All three open seats are for four-year terms. Ballots will be mailed by March 19 to residents of Durango who are eligible electors. Ballots must be returned no later than 7 p.m. April 6 to be counted.
Ballots can be returned by mail or dropped off beginning March 22 at the City Clerk’s Office, 949 East Second Ave.; La Plata County Administration Building, 1101 East Second Ave.; La Plata County Clerk and Recorder’s Office, 679 Turner Drive, Suite C; and a drop box at Fort Lewis College.

Seth Furtney

Name, age: Seth Furtney, 55.

Job: Commercial property owner and former engineering contract manager.

Public service: City of Durango Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and crew leader for Trails 2000.

Born: Burbank, California

Arrived in Durango: 2003.

Family: Jody Furtney and a cat named Thomas the Tom Kat, or TTTK.

Favorite Outdoor Activity: Mountain biking.

First job: Building trails for the Colorado Conservation Corps at age 14.

Car: 2018 Chevy Colorado.

Top priority, if elected: Fire mitigation.

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