Josh McKiever released the following statement Sunday saying that he will not seek reelection to the Ward 3, Position 2 seat on the Monticello City Council:
“After careful consideration, I have decided not to seek re-election for Ward 3, Position 2. Due to my long work hours, many outside Monticello and Drew County, and the desire to further my education, I find it impossible to give necessary time and effort deserved by Ward 3 and the people of Monticello. I appreciate the trust you have placed in me to serve this term on the council.
“I continue to urge all eligble Monticello residents to please register and vote. Monticello needs good leadership, and I believe that each citizen can make a difference.