Matt Harrington: Candidate profile

  • Matt Harrington, candidate for Ward 6 alderman in Aurora

    Matt Harrington, candidate for Ward 6 alderman in Aurora

 
Posted3/11/2019 11:59 PM

Bio

Name: Matt Harrington

 

City: Aurora

Office sought: 6th Ward Alderman

Age: 57

Family: 2 adult daughters, ages 33 and 28

Occupation: CEO, of Ammo Coding System,

Education: Doctorial in Humanities

Civic involvement: Many levels, just google me and find out ...

Previous elected offices held: Committeeman

Incumbent? If yes, when were you first elected? N/A

Website: https://aurora6thward.blogspot.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/6WardBacksMatt/

Twitter: @BackMatt

Issue questions

What are the most important issues facing your community and how do you intend to address them?

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Aurora 6th Ward has had 32 years of one person leadership, who still has not brought about change. we have had over 70+ store fronts vacant, not just for a few yeas, but now some decades old..... This leadership seem to think It all okay, while he seems to be confused It not we had 32 years of nothing ... We do Not Need 4 more of the same. I will push to make easier for Business, without the hurdles cased by over reaching ordinances. along with acute ethics issues know of yet keep quite, but know being reported on ... But I will bring these and other key commitments to the office of Alderman for Aurora's 6th Ward along with,

Real Building & Development: Brings High Hope to Aurora, With Bold Plans and Ideas That Will Bring About Jobs, Lower Taxes and More Services for Our Community.

Electronic Monitoring of Sex Offender: If We Can Do It for DUI, Offenders, Then We Should Do It for These Convicted & Released Offenders, To Help Keep Our Children Safe.

An Engaged Alderman: I plan to hold Bi-Monthly Meeting Threw -Out the 6th Ward to Hear from You, My Bosses, of What is Needed for your Neighborhood.

What makes you the best candidate for the job?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

My commitment to our community needs, my experience within real estate development, I will Push for these key needs for our great city.

TERM LIMITS: 2 for Mayor / 3 for Alderman

My Pledge: This Is About The Community and The People I Work for. Too often our political leaders Prioritize their party or their re-election ahead of the citizens they represent. I will not forget whom I work for …. You!

Describe your leadership style and explain how you think that will be effective in producing actions and decisions with your village board or city council.

I am a person that work with a group, who looks for out of the box ideas in order to bring out the best for all.

How would you describe the condition of your community's budget, and what are the most important specific actions the town should take to assure providing the level of services people want?

Aurora has close to a 600 million budget, that need help, we can no longer balance our future needs on the community, do to the the lack of fascial insight.

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

Aurora has one of the highest ratio of registered Sex offenders in Illinois its a 76-1 ratio which means for every 76 people living in aurora, there is 1 registered Sex Offender. Do the Math, with over 200,000 people living here that would give an estimated number of Convicted and Released, Registered Sex Offenders of Over 15,000

Electronic Monitoring of Sex Offender: If We Can Do It for DUI, Offenders, Then We Should Do It for These Convicted & Released Offenders, To Help Keep Our Children Safe.

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