The Napa Police Officers Association has endorsed the candidacy of Scott Sedgley for a seat on the Napa City Council, according to an announcement (attached) from union president Paul Paniagua.
"The NPOA membership believes that Mr. Sedgley has the experience and knowledge to be an effective council member," Paniagua wrote, citing Sedgley's nine years as a trustee on the Napa Valley Unified School District Board of Education, four years on the city Parks and Recreation Commission and 22 years as a captain with the City of Napa Fire Department.
Sedgley is running in a field that includes newcomers Alex Pader and Alfredo Pedroza and incumbent Jim Krider, whose term expires this year.
The four are vying for two seats, Krider's and that of Mark van Gorder, whose council term is also up at the end of the year and who is challenging Napa County District 2 Supervisor Mark Luce in November.
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