Wayzata City Council race opens, voters will elect two

Incumbent City Councilwoman Molly MacDonald and Planning Commission Chair Jeff Parkhill have filed so far

The race for Wayzata City Council is underway as the filing window from August 2nd through August 16th is now open.

Wayzata City Council member Molly MacDonald has filed to enter the race.

MacDonald was previously appointed to a vacant seat by the Council when then Councilwoman Johanna Mouton was elected Mayor in the 2020 election and began serving her term in 2021.

Image courtesy City of Wayzata.

Councilman Jeff Buchanan’s 4 year term also expires at the end of the year.

Buchanan did not immediately return a message inquiring as to whether or not he intends to run again. He previously served as the Chair of the Planning Commission and was elected in the 2018 election.

Image courtesy City of Wayzata.

Planning Commissioner Jeff Parkhill has filed to run for Wayzata City Council. He currently serves as the Chair.

Parkhill was a finalist for Mouton’s vacant seat appointment in 2020.

Submitted photo.

Interested parties may pick up an application at Wayzata City Hall during business hours. The filing fee is $5, and candidates must be 21 years of age or older and be a Wayzata resident for 30 days prior to the Nov. 8th election.

*Filing information current as of the end of the business day on 08/2/2022.

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