At its Oct. 28 meeting, the O’Fallon City Council gave a first reading to Bill No. 7372 calling for an election of city council members in the General Municipal Election on Tuesday, April 5, 2022. The bill was sponsored by Mayor Bill Hennessy.
One seat in each ward will be up for election/reelection, including the Ward 1 seat now held by Deana Smith, the Ward 2 seat now held by Tom “Duke” Herweck; the Ward 3 seat now held by Dale Kling; Ward 4 seat now held by Dr. Jim Ottomeyer; and the Ward 5 seat now held by Debbie Cook.
If usual processes and timing are followed, the bill would have a second reading and vote for passage at the next council meeting on Nov. 15.