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City: Vernon Hills
Website: Candidate did not respond.
Office sought: Vernon Hills Village Board (4-year Terms)
Family: Married,Four children,two Grandchildren Youngest son is a United States Marine Corporal
Occupation: Business owner contractor
Education: Gordon Technical High school,Aircraft pilot training
Civic involvement: Candidate did not respond.
Elected offices held: Candidate did not respond.
Have you ever been arrested for or convicted of a crime? If yes, please explain: No
Key Issue 1
Support of local business
Key Issue 2
Curbing governmental spending
Key Issue 3
Open communication between local government and citizens
What makes you the best candidate for the job?
My new ideas and views on how the board should make decisions,along with my understanding of the small bussiness mans concerns.
Given the delicate balance between the need for revenue and over-taxing local businesses, what is your opinion of your community's present level of local sales taxes? Is the tax just right, too low or too high? Explain.
Talking with your friends and neighbors, what seems to be their biggest public safety concern? Explain the concern as you see it, and discuss how you think it should be addressed.
The under staffed police department and the on going heroin problem in our community.Dedicate more budget resources to the police department.
In these tight economic times, municipal budgets have to be prioritized. Where, if anywhere, could the current budget be trimmed, and conversely, are there areas the budget does not give enough money to?
Stop purchasing un needed real estate and curb spending on community events.
What's one good idea you have to better the community that no one is talking about yet?
Implement a better system of communication between the village board and the residents