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Tim Powers: Candidate Profile

Carol Stream parks

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Note: Answers provided have not been edited for grammar, misspellings or typos. In some instances, candidate claims that could not be immediately verified have been omitted.

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City: Carol Stream

Website: Candidate did not respond.

Office sought: Carol Stream parks

Age: Candidate did not respond.

Family: Wife Susan, Son Sean, daughter in law Erin

Occupation: Financial Consultant

Education: Bachelor of Science, Northern Illinois University

Civic involvement: Candidate did not respond.

Elected offices held: Carol Stream Park District Commissioner 2007-present

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

Candidate's Key Issues

Key Issue 1

To serve residents of our community by bringing greater quality of life for those young and more mature.

Key Issue 2

To see the completion of all capital projects mandated by the voters in our community.

Key Issue 3

Candidate did not respond.

Questions & Answers

What programs aren't paying for themselves? Would you keep, eliminate or change them? How and why?

Candidate did not respond.

Is there any additional open space the park district needs to acquire? Please describe.

Candidate did not respond.

Are there any unmet recreational needs? If yes, what are they and how would you propose paying for them? Or, should they wait until the economy improves?

Through our bond issuance, we will address all unmet needs expressed by the voters.

Would you support sharing/pooling resources (i.e. printing, vehicles) with other local governments (school districts, village, etc.)? If so, what areas would you consider combining or merging to save money or improve efficiency?

We have partnerships already in place with the schools, village, and county whereby we share resources.

If you are a newcomer, what prompted you to run for the park board? If you're an incumbent, list your accomplishments or key initiatives in which you played a leadership role.

Working with Glenbard North to provide a turf field and new lighting.

Working with the county to provide flood mitigation in our community.

Working with local and national legislators to enhance our funding resources.