S. RI Twp: John E. Bauersfeld


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NAME: John E. Bauersfeld
AGE:
ADDRESS:Rock Island
OCCUPATION: Retired
FAMILY: Wife, Peggy; two children; four grandchildren
EDUCATION: Bachelor's in mathematics/political science from Augustana, post-grad work
POLITICAL PARTY: Republican
OFFICE SOUGHT: South Rock Island Township supervisor
PRIOR OFFICE: Township supervisor,current director of Townships of Illinois, member of Supervisors of Illinois,Republican precinct committeeman, Rock Island alderman1979 to 2005
WHY RUNNING:To be an integral part of providing viable programs and services to the citizens of our township, and to find reward in helping those in need.
KEY ISSUE:I will continue to stay below budget each year ensuring the lowest tax rate possible. I will provide ongoing transparency into the workings of the township by the use of the website and bi-annual newsletter expanded during my terms in office.
COMMENT:I am a life-long resident of Rock Island. All of my adult life I have been active in a multitude of community activities, including Jaycee, Boy Scouts, United Way, past president of the Botanical Center Board, president of Just Kids Educational Center.






















 



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