Miguel Fuentez: Candidate profile
Name: Miguel Fuentez
City: Hanover Park
Office sought: Park Board Commissioner
Family: wife and 2 children; five grandchildren
Occupation: play ground maintenance, crew leader
Education: high school
Civic involvement: none
Previous elected offices held: board member from 2001-2006
Incumbent? If yes, when were you first elected? Hanover Park Board Commissioner 2001-2006
What are the most important issues facing your park district and how do you intend to address them?
finance; 2018 tried to pass a referendum and it did not pass, we need to continue with another referendum.
If you are a newcomer, what prompted you to run for the park board? If you're an incumbent, list your accomplishments or key initiatives in which you played a leadership role.
not a newcomer. Connecting with the Hispanic community; help redesign the H.P.P.D. brochure; added a section that hispanics could read.
Which programs aren't paying for themselves? Would you keep, eliminate or change them? How and why?
Is there any additional open space the park district needs to acquire? Please describe.
Are there any unmet recreational needs? If yes, what are they and how would you propose paying for them?