PAULDING — Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative is seeking candidates for three board of trustee seats that will be up for election in 2021 in districts 3, 7 and 8 . Trustees serve three-year terms.
District 7, held by Kenneth Niese, who is also seeking re-election, covers Putnam County townships Monroe, Palmer, Liberty and Greensburg. And District 8, held by Douglas Fortman, who is not seeking re-election, covers the Putnam County townships of Perry, Jackson, Jennings, Monterey and Marion. District 3, currently held by Timothy Derck, covers Paulding County townships Carryall, Crane, Harrison and Benton. Derck is seeking re-election.
Candidate petitions must be received by 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 18. Download petition forms at www.ppec.coop/elections.