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SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Here are quotes from candidates vying for the South Whitley Town Council. The election is Nov. 8. Be sure to pick up The Post and Mail or subscribe to the e-edition for full candidate profiles.
At the time The Post and Mail went to print, Tony Starkeyâ€™s profile was unavailable.
Bill Boggs: â€śI am running for town council on the platform of bringing new industry to South Whitley which will help to create employment opportunities. Employment opportunities will enhance the quality of life in our community.â€ť
George Roth: â€śI have no axe to grind as far as issues go. I think our outgoing board did a good job of listening to their constituents. They had a tough job keeping costs down in the current economic times. I hope to be every bit as good a listener and a representative who is responsive to the needs of the townspeople.â€ś
Steve Smith: â€śI am running for town council because I am and have been unhappy with the councilâ€™s decisions regarding local business, electric providers, street repairs and increases to utility bills.â€ť