Sparta mayor announces re-election campaign

SPARTA (WKBT) — The mayor of Sparta will seek a second term, she announced over the weekend.

Kristen Gust

Kristen Gust was elected two years ago to lead the city in Monroe County.

“Over the past several years, we have made many strides and I am proud of the City of Sparta’s accomplishments,” she said in a statement.

Gust pointed to the development of the South Point business park as a major accomplishment of her first term.

Gust is a member of the Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce Board and previously was a board member of the Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce. She owns Cork & Barrel in downtown Sparta.

“I enjoy keeping myself busy and actively engaged in the community to hear what direction people would like to see our community go in,” she said. “I would love to continue to serve this community as long as the citizens of Sparta will have me.”

 

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