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I'll fix problems that jeopardize people's ability to make a living

To The Daily Sun,

On the eve of the primary, the voters of Ward 4 are indeed fortunate to have a choice of who will best represent them on the council over the next two years.
Laconia is indeed a wonderful, beautiful place. That is why I have chosen to remain a lifelong resident of the city. I believe that each candidate wants the best for our city and look for it to grow and prosper.

However, I feel that it is imperative that each of candidates articulate their position on issues giving the voters a perspective to form a judgement on who is best suited to represent them. I believe I have made mine crystal clear. I support the city services, want the best for our schools that money can buy, and will work within the tax cap. My experience over the years, whether youth sports, United Way, and being moderator of the Ward 4 speaks for itself. My profession, facilities manager, has helped me over the years to be creative, to work within and formulate budgets, as well as find solution to fix problems that would otherwise jeopardize people’s ability to make a living and for a business to make a profit.

I want to thanks my neighbors, friends, and constituents that have stopped and offered me their best wishes and support during this primary campaign, it is indeed humbling that people would put their trust in you and in your judgement.

Mark Haynes

Laconia

  • Written by Edward Engler
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I'm interested in the continued positive development of my city

To The Daily Sun,

Given that the seat of Ward 1 city councilor is open in this election cycle, I declare that I am running for Ward 1 city councilor.

First of all, I would like to thank Ava Doyle for her hard work and selfless dedication in representing Ward 1 and the Weirs for 7 1/2 years. Thank you, Ava, for your service to our community.

I also have served my community as a member of several boards, including: the Zoning Board of Adjustment for five years and the Capital Improvement Program Committee for over five years. I have been a participant with the City of Laconia Master Plan Advisory Committee for two years and a part of the Zoning Task Force that provided input in a thoughtful process to continue to update the CIty of Laconia's ordinances. I have served as a volunteer for water testing for the State of New Hampshire and am a member of the New Hampshire Timberland Owners Association, having achieved my Advanced Fellers license.

I have managed a 260-acre family farm for the past 20 years, implementing Best Management Practices of forestry and encouraging wildlife habitat. I am currently happily employed in Laconia and continue to live in and enjoy my community and natural attractions. I encourage discussion of social issues and community development. I am interested in the continued positive development of my community.

Please come out and vote on Tuesday, Sept. 12. Ward 1 voting is at the Beane Center on Blueberry Lane in Laconia.

Thank you very much, I would enjoy the support of your vote. Please VOTE!

Michael S. Foote

Laconia  

  • Written by Edward Engler
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