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Davis Offutt: Candidate Profile

Aurora Township Assessor (4-year Term) (Republican)

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  • Davis Offutt, running for Aurora Township Assessor (4-year Term)

    Davis Offutt, running for Aurora Township Assessor (4-year Term)




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City: Aurora

Website: Candidate did not respond.

Office sought: Aurora Township Assessor (4-year Term)

Age: 67

Family: Married, three daughters, one son, seven grandchildren.

Occupation: Aurora Township Assessor, Certified Illinois Assessing Officer Real Estate Appraiser, Certified General Appraiser Real Estate Broker, Realtor

Education: Bachelor of Arts,Aurora University Bachelor of Science, Waubonsee Community College

Civic involvement: Rotary Club of Aurora

Elected offices held: Aurora Township Assessor Precinct Committeeman

Have you ever been arrested for or convicted of a crime? If yes, please explain: Candidate did not respond.

Candidate's Key Issues

Key Issue 1

Continue providing fair and equitable assessments

Key Issue 2

Candidate did not respond.

Key Issue 3

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Questions & Answers

Name the three most important goals or objectives this board should tackle in the coming term. Prioritize them, and briefly discuss why you believe each to be critical, and how the board should go about addressing them.

Candidate did not respond.

In the 21st Century, with municipalities gobbling up vacant land, why are townships needed? Should they be serving a new role? If so, what?

Township government has and is the closest to the citizens. It provides for the youth and seniors in the community.

What should be the primary responsibility of township government?

Candidate did not respond.

In these hard economic times, can you identify some township expenses/programs that could be trimmed or eliminated to reduce the tax burden?

Candidate did not respond.

What specific background or experience do you bring that makes you the best qualified candidate to serve as an elected official in the township?

Candidate did not respond.