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Kathleen Curtis: Candidate Profile

Maple Park President (4-year Term)

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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: Maple Park

Website: Candidate did not respond.

Office sought: Maple Park President (4-year Term)

Age: 48

Family: Married, no children

Occupation: Accounting/Finance Manager

Education: Bachelor of Art in Individual Studies (Management & Accounting)

Civic involvement: NA

Elected offices held: Village of Maple Park Village Trustee 2005-2009 Village President 2009-2013

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

Candidate's Key Issues

Key Issue 1

Maple Park needs a strategic vision in order to be a viable and sustainable community

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Questions & Answers

What makes you the best candidate for the job?

I believe in Maple Park, respect the residents and care about the community that we share. I strive to work collaboratively on the issues that our community faces.

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.


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?


What's one good idea you have to better the community that no one is talking about yet?

In 2012, Maple Park implemented a TIF district. To date, we have not had activity within the district.