Five candidates are vying for four open seats on Mason’s city council in the Nov. 5 election. Council members serve for four years and receive a monthly salary of $700; the mayor receives $1,100 monthly.
MasonBuzz.com posed the same eight questions to candidates David Nichols, Char Pelfrey, Don Prince, Rich Cox and Tony Bradburn. Read their responses by clicking on the links below.
“As a fiscal conservative, my focus will continue to be on economic development, job creation, and increasing revenues so we can provide the quality of services and lifestyle that CNN Money Magazine recently recognized as making Mason the nation’s “7th Best Place to Live”, while at the same time continuing to keep our taxes low.”
“I’ve been part of the team that has lowered property taxes, provided financial stability that has given Mason the highest credit rating possible, moved Money Magazines rating of Mason from # 81 to #7 in the nation in just 7 years, provided excellence in Police and Fire/EMS Services and enhanced Mason with the many amenities we all enjoy as residents.”
“…I am among the best candidates and my record is one of consistent conservative leadership. Further, my 6 year tenure on Council has been during the most successful recent years of Mason’s history.”
“My 30-plus years of business-owner experience qualifies me to be a leader that understands financial matters. Being a 45-year resident of Mason qualifies me to have perspective on how far Mason has come and where we’re going.”
“My experience has given me the ability to understand complicated issues faced by city governments such as public safety and finance.”
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