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Bergel announces candidacy for Eureka City Council

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EUREKA- Long time Eureka resident, Kim Bergel, has announced her candidacy for Eureka City Council, 3rd Ward.

Bergel, is the current Chair of the Eureka Transportation Safety Commission and is a founder of Redwood Coast Montessori School.

In her speech, she said she would focus on safety in the city and try to reduce the number of traffic collisions and make streets safer for families.

In addition, Bergel said she would work on improving the city by attracting businesses, support the Jefferson Community Center and work on the regional trail system.