Petersen on his run for mayor of Colfax - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

Petersen on his run for mayor of Colfax

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COLFAX, La. (KALBNews Channel 5) – Colfax voters will choose a mayor on April 5.

Mayor GeraldHamilton, the incumbent, is seeking reelection. He is being challenged by OssieClark and Chad Petersen. We spoke with Petersen about his bid.

"My biggest priorityas mayor of Colfax, if elected, would be to give the right back to the citizensof Colfax to vote for chief of police, and that not be appointed by the mayorof Colfax," said Petersen.

"The biggest issue inColfax that I see is the youth and elderly have nothing to do," he continued. "Iplan on getting a youth center and a center for the elderly to have somethingto do, and fixing up the parks."

"My biggest qualitythat I have is my willingness to learn and to serve the community," Petersensaid. 

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