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Haywood County Board of Commissioners (At-Large)

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  • Danny E. Davis
    (Dem)

  • J.W. (Kirk) Kirkpatrick, III
    (Dem)

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    Tommy Long
    (Rep)

  • Mark Pless
    (Rep)

  • Michael T. Sorrells
    (Dem)

  • Phillip Coker Wight
    (Rep)

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Biographical Information

What are your top 2 or 3 priorities for action on the Commission? (40 words max)

What policies should the county pursue to improve the affordability of housing? (30 words max)

What policies should be pursued to promote job development and equal employment opportunities? (30 words max)

What is your stance on the county’s current or future collaboration with federal immigration enforcement? (30 words max)

How will you ensure community transparency and accountability for the Sheriff's Department? (30 words max)

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Experience (35 words max) Experience: happily married father of three, Electronics degree, 31 years industrial controls, electronics/ electrical. Christian, church member, elder,. Lifetime agriculture experience, crops and livestock. Member of various community boards and committees. Etc.
My priorities include: helping our community battle the opioid crisis by aiding our sheriffs department, educating the public to the dangers of illicit drugs, stable homes low tax rates and building job opportunities.
Housing affordability can be helped by creating more job opportunities and creating a friendly environment for building, and maintaining low property tax burdens.
Do lure job development we need to: utilize and market current county properties, explore short term tax incentives, market our community colleges and trade schools.
Follow the law. My ancestors came through Ellis Island and took the oath of citizenship and adopted our country's laws. Come in legally, your welcome here, no problems.
Maintain a line of communication with our sheriff and encourage transparency. Equal enforcement to all citizens. We have that now, hopefully it continues in the future.
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