Has worked as a Supervisor for 6 years, has her roots here and wants a Better Barrett for everyone. Her strengths include her experience, communication skills, and working as a team member. Loree's accomplishments include fixing the zoning districts (which had been previously split), making ordinances more user-friendly, working to clean-up properties and improve trails at Ice Lake, developing Seven Pines Park, reducing ambulance service costs while improving communication, and helping create the Community Shed and dog park.
Feels his leadership, positiveness, approachability and transparency are important qualities for Barrett, and he wants to get more people involved in the community. Knows what businesses need, and Grant wants to get the empty buildings filled with new businesses to increase tax revenues. He grew up in the area attending PMSD and decided to build his businesses here because he loves the area.
A retired schoolteacher and resident for 40 years, Patti has volunteered for the Scouts, soccer, Open Space, and the Economic Advisory Council. She was a Supervisor for two years and has served on the Planning Commission. Patti wants to attract new business, has worked to include information on local businesses on the Barrett web-site, and would like to contact new businesses and residents to inform them of Barrett’s services and activities.
Wants to increase Barrett’s tax base by attracting small-footprint, environmentally-friendly businesses. Methods include development of an Economic Zone, promoting recreational activities on the Internet, and working with the PM Economic Development Corp. Currently Head of Barrett’s Board of Auditors, and a decorated retired Navy officer (14 years of service). Managed $19 million budgets and 5000 employees. Experience in management, budgeting, facilities, and marketing/promotions. 15 years marketing for NY Insurance Fund. Loves the area, lived here for 36 years.
These notes are meant to help residents who could not attend the meeting and are not meant to be a complete transcript of the discussion which lasted 1 1/2 hours. We try to be as faithful to all comments as possible.
We thank all the impressive candidates for their dedication and our supportive moderator and community center! Election day is November 7th, a week from Tuesday, and hope you enjoy your Autumn in Barrett! Please email us if you would like to be deleted from this email.
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