A third candidate has entered the race to represent the second district on the San Leandro City Council.
School Board president Morgan Mack-Rose will compete against incumbent Ursula Reed. Bal Theatre owner has already announced his intention to run in that race..
Mack-Rose, whose school board term expires this year, said she decided to run for city council because the city is on the verge of a growth spurt with the Kaiser Hospital and the fiber optic loop.
She will tell voters that her school board experience overseeing big budgets and large construction projects would be valuable on the council.
Her decision not to seek re-election to her school post creates an open seat in the race for at-large member of the San Leandro Unified School District.
When l she told Patch that her four years of council experience and knowldge of city projects were among her strengths.
Two of the three city council seats on the November ballot are contested.
In the fourth council district, where , three candidates have stepped forward. They are Darlene Daevu, and .
So far no one has stepped forward to challenge incumbent Jim Prola in the sixth council district.
Under the city's election rules the nomination period for city council seats opens on Monday, July 16 and closes on Friday, August 10.
To qualify, a candidate must obtain the signatures of at least 20, but not more than 30, registered voters in the district he or she seeks to represent.