Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Politics

Two mosquito control members face challenges

Two challengers seek mosquito board seats

Two incumbents face challengers for their seats on the Pasco County Mosquito Control District Board in the Nov. 8 general election. Shanon R. Holm is running against incumbent Gary "Buck" Joiner, and Jerry A. Wells is challenging incumbent Sandra Applefield.

The three-member board oversees a roughly $7 million annual budget and sets a property tax rate for the district. Members are elected countywide to four-year terms and are paid $400 a month.

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