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Dan Selep: Candidate Profile

East Dundee Village Board (4-year Terms)

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  • Dan Selep, running for East Dundee Village Board (4-year Terms)

    Dan Selep, running for East Dundee Village Board (4-year Terms)




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City: East Dundee

Website: Candidate did not respond.

Office sought: East Dundee Village Board (4-year Terms)

Age: 44

Family: Married,two children

Occupation: Building Engineer at Willow Creek Community Church

Education: Steinmetz High School, Chicago

Civic involvement: Willow Creek Community Church Salvation Army Feed My Starving Childern

Elected offices held: None

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

Candidate's Key Issues

Key Issue 1

A Starbucks for East Dundee! I read that Starbucks wants to open 30,000 new stores, why can't one of them be in East Dundee?

Key Issue 2

Wi-Fi for the Village, free or paid

Key Issue 3

LED street lights and other energy and maintenance saving ideas

Questions & Answers

What is your governing philosophy or leadership style? How do you think it differs from your opponent's?

I believe you have to work together to accomplish things. I think my opponent's have tried but we can do better.

The relationship between East Dundee and Barrington Hills has been strained as a result of the Insurance Auto Auctions proposal to store and auction off cars at a former gravel pit. What should be done to mend fences?

We can get independent testing on whether it is safe to build or not.

Should there have been a town hall meeting to further explain the IAA project to residents from East Dundee and Barrington Hills? Why or why not?

The more infomation the better,I say. So yes I would have had a town hall to better explain our position and facts on the subject.

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.

Rental housing and forclosures,how can we do better to regulate it and get landlords to care for thier properties.

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

A Starbucks for East Dundee!