The president of Wichita's park board has announced that she will be running for a seat on the city council .
Cindy Claycomb made the announcement Thursday after forming an exploratory committee and talking about a possible candidacy with residents and civic and business leaders. She will be running for the District 6 seat, representing north central Wichita.
Claycomb said she is committed and ready to work to move Wichita forward in a fiscally responsible manner. In addition to the park board, she also serves as board chairman for the Wichita Downtown Development Corporation and serves on the city council district 6 advisory board. She is the Assistant to the President at Wichita State University.
The District 6 seat is currently held by Janet Miller, who is completing the two-term limit for council members.
The primary election will be August 1st, and the general election is November 7th.