Beerman bests Williams in Park City mayoral contest; Henney, Joyce also victorious | ParkRecord.com

Beerman bests Williams in Park City mayoral contest; Henney, Joyce also victorious

Beerman took the top office at the Marsac Building four years after losing a campaign against Jack Thomas, the retiring incumbent.

City Councilor Andy Beerman, left, defeated former Mayor Dana Williams Tuesday evening for the Park City mayor's office.
(Tanzi Propst/Park Record)

Park City Councilman Andy Beerman on Tuesday won the Park City mayor’s office, besting former Mayor Dana Williams in a campaign that turned dramatically in the fall after Beerman finished a distant second in a summer primary.

Beerman received 1,318 votes, or 54.51 percent, to the 1,100 votes, or 45.49 percent, of Williams, according to a preliminary tally on election night.

Beerman took the top office at the Marsac Building four years after losing a campaign against Jack Thomas, the retiring incumbent.

Beerman ran a campaign that stressed issues like the environment and housing.. He argued City Hall cannot lose the momentum of the past four years.

Beerman has a background as a Main Street businessman who has stressed environmentalism in his career.

Incumbent Park City Councilor Tim Henney was the first-place finisher in the City Council contest, gathering 1,592 votes, or 39.91 percent. The other City Council winner was Steve Joyce, a member of the Park City Planning Commission. He garnered 1,493 votes, or 37.43 percent. Josh Hobson finished third while Mark Blue was the fourth-place finisher. 

The winners are set to take office in early January.


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