Heiple is a life-long Norman resident, small business owner and father of two sons.
He said he is passionate about his hometown and understands the importance of Norman’s authentic mix of culture, diversity and history while maintaining a vibrant business community.
In Ward 5, Lynne Miller, 67, 801 48th Ave. SE, and Dave Spaulding, 38, 6700 NE 103rd Ave., have filed.
Miller is a retired Norman Public School principal and a small business owner. She has been a resident of the ward for more than 25 years and is a lifetime Norman resident.
Spaulding is the incumbent and a lifetime resident of Ward 5. He and his brothers were raised on a family homestead, and he still lives nearby. A graduate of Life Christian School, Spaulding is an entrepreneur and small business owner.
Filing for Ward 7 are Linda Lockett, 74, 910 Elm Ave., and Stephen Tyler Holman, 28, 1030 S. College Ave.
Lockett is the incumbent, a former small business owner and life-long resident of Norman and Ward 7. She attended McKinley Elementary School and Norman High School and is a graduate of the OU Business School with a degree in management.
Holman works for a family owned business in downtown Norman. He is the fourth generation of his family to call Norman home. He currently serves on the 2060 Strategic Water Supply Committee and is the liaison for the city element in organizing the Norman Music Festival.