District 16 Candidate: Bill Bruton. Republican

Bill Bruton, City County Council candidate, District 16, Republican

1. What do you offer as a candidate?

My biggest offer is that I am not a politician or a


2. What does your district most need from the City


To finish some of the street repairs (which I will

help Mr. Ballard get done)

3. What's your opinion of the 2010 budget proposed

by the mayor?

Over all

I like the proposed budget, We are in pretty good shape fiscally thanks to the


4. What's your position on the comprehensive

smoking ban?

I am against it, the government has already taken to

many of our rights away.

5. Do you think the city needs more police


Yes, crime will always be a problem in a city this


6. Do you support increased funding for public


No I don't think the Gov, should be in the transit

business (or any other business), it should be done in the free market

7. Do

you think the streets and sidewalks in your district are in good shape?

Yes a very big improvement so far.

8. Name one project that would most benefit your


I want to work with the Mayor to find a way for

private investors to buy the abandoned houses in my district. I know the

housing market is in horrible condition but I think with some tax breaks and other

things we could get some of these houses fixed up and lived in again. Without

making it a City cost to bear.

9. What question do you wish we'd asked?

Why did you

decide to run for this office?


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