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For the Democratic nomination, incumbent ...
For the Democratic nomination, incumbent Ralph McGeorge has opposition from Carl R. Wood.
, 66, is a lifelong Pittsburg resident.
He is serving his fourth year on the commission, and he previously served 10 years on the Pittsburg City Commission and was elected twice as mayor of Pittsburg.
He worked for Forms Manufacturers Inc. in Girard for 44 years.
would promote caution in spending if re-elected.
"With the economy, we have to be careful with dollars," he
Filling the Bill | emporiagazette.com
"They'll sort out a lot of the weirdos," said Pittsburg City Commissioner Ralph McGeorge.
"We really won't make a decision until we get that dollar figure," said Commissioner Ralph McGeorge.
On a motion by Moody, seconded by Ralph McGeorge
, the board unanimously approved the conditional use permit request.
Commissioner Ralph McGeorge echoed those sentiments.
"The issue is that people in Franklin are going to read in the paper tomorrow that this is a done deal," McGeorge
County Commissioner Ralph McGeorge spoke at one point about the potential agreement.
"It's a win-win-win situation," McGeorge
The two other county commissioners, Bob Kmiec and Ralph McGeorge
, said Tuesday they support the agreement offered between Arma and the fire district.
called the offer a "win-win-win situation," adding that by building a station in Arma instead of in Franklin - where it was originally proposed - the fire district would save a significant amount of cash.
"With Arma picking up the percentage they say they will and picking up all of the utilities and they are giving the land to the fire district, that leaves the fire district a lot of wiggle room financially if they need to spend money on something," he
said the commissioners would all take a closer look at the contract before approving it.
"We still haven't made our decision yet," he
Finally, County Commissioner Ralph McGeorge described the situation as a "win-win-win" for all involved.
"I think it's just an excellent deal working for 30 years.
Arma came down to that.
It's a good situation for everybody," McGeorge
The Morning Sun: Legislators hear from non-profit organizations 01/05/05
Bob Grant, listen as Pittsburg City Manager Allen Gill, foreground left, and Mayor Ralph McGeorge bring the city's concerns before them in a legislative delegation hearing Tuesday.
..."The completion of a four-lane highway form Kansas City to Interstate 44 is vital to the economic well being and vitality of Eastern Kansas and the Pittsburg area," said Pittsburg Mayor Ralph McGeorge.
The Morning Sun: A year of progress 12/31/04
"All of these soldiers will be in our hearts and our prayers until they return home safely," Pittsburg Mayor Ralph McGeorge said.