Copley Gerdes is launching his first ad in his campaign for St. Petersburg City Council District 1, he announced Wednesday.
The ad, “ St. Pete Forward,” spotlights Gerdes’ service to the community.
“I serve on the Police Athletic League Board and our Community Planning and Preservation Committee,” Gerdes says in the ad. “I love St. Pete. Together, we can make it even better.”
Gerdes also highlights his priorities, including smart growth, neighborhood safety and maintaining the city’s unique charm.
Gerdes is one of four candidates vying to replace City Council member Robert Blackmon, who is leaving office to run for Mayor.
– Janelle Irwin, Florida Politics