Watts announces re-election run for county supervisor post

Chris Watts has announced he will seek re-election to Cerro Gordo County Board of Supervisors, District 3.

Watts was first elected to the Board of Supervisors in 2016, defeating Democrat Phil Dougherty.  Dougherty had served for 16 years in that role until Watts defeated him after previous attempts.

Watts spoke of the achievements of the Board of Supervisors over the past three years. He mentioned: savings of over $4 million to county taxpayers on reforms to county employee retirement and health insurance package, passed in 2019; updates to deteriorating county infrastructure such as bridges, roads, equipment and facilities, including road graters, trucks, and a new county engineering building project beginning soon which will consolidate three locations; opening board vacancies to

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