District 11 Candidate: Steve Talley, Democrat

City County Council candidate, District 11, Steve Talley, Democrat

1) What do you offer as

a candidate?

Approximately 40 years of

service to the Indianapolis community which included the following:

Serving on the Indianapolis

City-County Council as a member of the Public Safety and Criminal Justice

Committee, Administration and Finance Committee and Economic Development

Committee for 11 years and as City Council President in 2005.

Additional Community

organizations where I have served: Ransburg YMCA, Member, Board of Managers; Indianapolis

Public School #88, Community Council, Member; Jane Pauley Community Health

Center, Advisory Board Member; Friends of Indianapolis Animal Care and Control

Foundation, Member, Board of Directors; Social Health Association of Central

Indiana, Inc., Member, Board of Directors; Marion County Superior Court

Criminal Division, Probation Department, Volunteer Probation Officer (300-Hours

Club); Indianapolis-Marion County Board of Ethics, Member 1985-1987; Meadows

Fall Creek Civic League, Member; Van Lawson & Eva Talley Community GreenSpace,

INC. President; Devington Community Development Corp., Member, Board of

Directors; Legacy House, Chairman, Board of Directors; Jail Over Crowding Task

Force, Member

2) What does your district

most need from the City Council?

Increased protection from the

city department city of public safety and jobs.

3) What's your opinion of the

2012 budget proposed by the mayor?

There is too much borrowing from

future revenues to call it a balanced budget.

4) What is your position on a

comprehensive smoking ban?

I am in full support.

5) Do you think the city

should add more cops?


6) Do you support increased

funding for public transit?


7) Do you think the streets

and sidewalks in your district are in good shape?


8) Name one project that

would most benefit your district.

A cleaner and greener

environment which means both air and water ways with special attention being

given to ease of walkability and connectivity in our neighborhoods.


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