S. RI Twp.: Michael Thomas Kelly


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Originally Posted Online: April 08, 2013, 9:52 pm
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NAME: Michael Thomas Kelly
AGE: 66
ADDRESS: Rock Island
OCCUPATION:
FAMILY: Wife, Lenora Teigland
EDUCATION: Alleman High school,Black Hawk College,University of New Mexico
POLITICAL PARTY: Democrat
OFFICE SOUGHT: South Rock Island Township trustee
PRIOR OFFICE: None
WHY RUNNING: To make sure all properties are fairly valuedand that all township residents with needs are assisted.
KEY ISSUES: 1) Assisting residents with needs of indigence,b) emergency crisis c) seniors d) youth development2) Balanced budgets without pay raises for elected official and avoiding
tax increases for residents 3) Fair market valuation assessed4) More open use of township building
COMMENTS: People come first but we must live within our budgets. Illinoishas mandated townships take care of those residents in need such as: indigents,some seniors, one time emergencies and youths. The real leadership comes inbalancing those needs and having a balanced budget. I am ultimately responsibleto all the residents of the township. This democratic team is listening.

















 



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