Voters Guide: Karl Skala

Friday, March 12, 2010 | 5:47 p.m. CST; updated 1:17 p.m. CDT, Friday, March 26, 2010

Karl SkalaKarl Skala, 63, has served as the Third Ward council member since 2007. Skala is retired from MU, where he worked on various research projects throughout his 18-year career there. He has a master's degree in psychology from MU. Skala is a member of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce, and he has been nominated for a number of national panels and committees including the National League of Cities City Futures Panel on Democratic Governance and the National League of Cities Leadership Training Institute Leadership Training Council. Skala wants to further discussion on the balance of power between the City Council and the city manager. His biggest issues are public safety in the neighborhoods, better jobs and city services, and responsive city government.

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