No shocking news came out of Attleboro City Hall Tuesday, the first day residents could pull papers to begin potential campaigns for the November election. Ten incumbents, including Mayor Kevin Dumas, began the process toward becoming candidates.
The others who pulled papers were School Committee member David Murphy and City Councilors Jay DiLisio, Richard Conti, Peter Blais, Brian Kirby, Mark Cooper and Jonathan Weydt. Papers were also pulled by City Collector Deb Marcoccio and City Treasurer Ethel Sandbach.
Everybody has until the end of July to return the papers with the required number of signatures from Attleboro residents.
Cooper (Ward 2) and Weydt (Ward 4) pulled papers for re-election as representatives of ther respective wards. The other councilors pulled papers for at-large bids. The top five vote-getters in the at-large election earn seats on the council.
Murphy pulled papers for the at-large school committee race. There are three at-large school committee members. Murphy placed first in the 2011 election.