Mike Charewicz: Candidate Profile

Des Plaines City Council Ward 8

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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. Jump to:BioQA Bio City: Des PlainesWebsite: Candidate did not respond.Office sought: Des Plaines City Council Ward 8 Age: 59Family: Candidate did not respond.Occupation: Bussiness OwnerEducation: Candidate did not respond.Civic involvement: 2005 Des Plaines Chamber of commerce PresidentElected offices held: Des Plaines 8th Ward AldermanQuestions Answers What makes you the best candidate for the job?Running unopposedDo you approve of the direction in which Mayor Bogusz is taking the city? Why or why not?I like the Mayors Branding of Des Plaines ideas. I'd like to see him at more community eventsWhere, if anywhere, could the current budget be trimmed, and conversely, are there areas the budget does not give enough money to?Last year we made great improvements to our streets and sidewalks- we need to keep funding more infrastructure improvements in the next few years We need to spend more on our old water mains, too.What is the single biggest problem in your ward not getting enough attention right now and what do you propose to do about it?Our sanitary sewer system backs up and floods We need to complete the proposed connection to the deep tunnel systemWhat's one good idea you have to better the community that no one is talking about yet?Candidate did not respond.What other issues, if any, are important to you as a candidate for this office?Candidate did not respond.Please name one current leader who most inspires you.Rosemary Argus`What's the biggest lesson you learned at home growing up?Work hard everyday- be honest especially to yourselfIf life gave you one do-over, what would you spend it on?Candidate did not respond.What was your favorite subject in school and how did it help you in later life?Math- I still use it everydayIf you could give your children only one piece of advice, what would it be?Work hard everyday and be honest especially to yourself