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Steve P. Antonoff: Candidate Profile

Des Plaines Alderman, Ward 2

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  • Steve P. Antonoff, running for Des Plaines Alderman, Ward 2

    Steve P. Antonoff, running for Des Plaines Alderman, Ward 2




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City: Des Plaines

Website: Candidate did not respond.

Office sought: Des Plaines Alderman, Ward 2

Age: 44

Family: Single; uncle of twins

Occupation: Candidate did not respond.

Education: high school, 1985, Maine East High School

Civic involvement: First vice president, Des Plaines Lions Club, current. Member of Des Plaines Lions Club since 1993.

Member of Des Plaines Elks Club since 2006.

Elected offices held: None.

Have you ever been arrested for or convicted of a crime? If yes, please explain: No.

Candidate's Key Issues

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Questions & Answers

How should Des Plaines use its casino revenues? Name your top three priorities.

Infrastructure improvement: streets, sidewalks, sewers.

How should the city approach developing the land surrounding the casino?

It would be a good idea to have little shops around the casino.

Should the city address the question of ethics surrounding the casino, as regards public officials?

I think the city should.

What should the city do to improve the performance of its failing tax increment financing districts? Do you see the need for any other TIF districts in the city?

I do not see the need for any other TIF districts.

What is the most pressing issue for residents in your ward and how would you like to address it?