Wichita City Council member Jim Skelton said today he has “definitely” decided to run for Gwen Welshimer’s seat on the Sedgwick County commission.
A Republican, Skelton said he plans to file soon for the office.
Welshimer, a Democrat, has filed with the elections office to retain her spot on the board.
Derby mayor Dion Avello also has filed for the District 5 seat. Derby City Council member Chuck Warren has told The Eagle he plans to file.