• Gibraltar Superintendent Steve Seyfer announced that he will be retiring at the end of the 2011-12 school year. Seyfer has been at Gibraltar since 1997. Sevastopol Superintendent Steve Cromell is hinting at retirement as well, telling the Sevastopol School Board to begin the process of searching for a replacement. If he does, four of five Door County school districts will be replacing their top administrator in less than 18 months.
• Eight of the 21 Door County Board Supervisors have yet to file papers as candidates in the April 2012 elections as of Thursday, Dec. 15. The filing deadline for a candidate to place their name on the ballot is Jan. 3, 2012, at 5 pm.
Two supervisors have announced they will not seek re-election.
In District 6, Neal DeBaker has filed papers for non-candidacy, while Susan Kohout has filed as a candidate. Tim Dawidiuk has also taken out papers to run.
District 17 incumbent Kari Anderson has filed for non-candidacy as well. David M. Enigl will run for the now open seat.
In District 4, both Leroy Liebe and Mark Feurstein have filed papers, and in District 5 Paul DeWitt faces a challenge from Tim O’Connor.
County Board Chairman Leo Zipperer will run for re-election. JoAnn Schlev has taken out papers but has not yet formally filed as a candidate.