Five more individuals have joined in the race for a seat on the Alice City Council and five more people will run for Alice ISD school board.

As of Thursday, Feb. 16 Incumbent Ike Ornelas, Tony Sexton, Elida Garza, Cynthia Ann Carrasco and Mauricio R. Garza II have filed for city council.

Albert Molina, Ben Salinas Jr., Herman Arellano, Margarito Perez Jr. and Brian Charles Arredondo will run for school board in the upcoming elections.

There is still time for anyone wishing to run for city council. Candidates have until Feb. 17. T

Interested individuals can go by the city hall at 500 East Main Street or the Alice Central Office located at 2 Coyote Trail.

The election is scheduled to be held on Saturday, May 6.

City Council includes:

Ike Ornelas for Mayor

Jolene B. Vanover for Mayor

Pete H. Crisp for Place 1

Tony Sexton for Place 1

Elida Garza for Place 2

Pete Beltran for Place 2

Cynthia Ann Carrasco for Place 3

Hector L. Villarreal for Place 3

Mauricio R. Garza II for Place 4

Ron Burke for Place 4

School Board includes:

Ben Salinas Jr. for Place 2

Servando “Wolf” Garza Jr. for Place 3

Albert Molina for Place 3

Herman Arellano for Place 6

Margarito Perez Jr. for Place 7

Brian Charles Arredondo for Place 7