Reichelt launches his re-election campaign for West Springfield Mayor

He started his current two-year term in January of 2016

West Springfield Mayor William Reichelt is seen here in a WWLP file image from May of 2017.

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Thursday night, about 50 people gathered for the two hour long kickoff event at the Dante Club, to hear West Springfield Mayor William Reichelt share his plans for a second term.

Spending is a focal point of Mayor Reichelt’s campaign, having submitted his 2018 fiscal year budget to the Town Council earlier this week.

Reichelt started his current two-year term in January of 2016, and now the term of Mayor has been extended to four years. If re-elected, he will begin his new term in January of 2018.