on October 21, 2013 - 4:47 PM
William E. Swanson
Candidate for Town of Tonawanda highway superintendent
Lines on ballot: Democrat, Conservative, Working Families
Number of years living in town: 57
Occupation/employer: Superintendent of Highways, Town of Tonawanda Highway Department
Top campaign platform agendas:
To continue to provide the best quality highway services at the lowest possible cost to our taxpayers. Over the past three (3) years, I have reduced the operating budget of the Highway Department by $540,000.00 while implementing an electronics recycling program, the first suburban tree farm in WNY and re-negotiated our burnable garbage contract which saves nearly $300,000.00 annually.
Biggest issues facing the town:
From the perspective of the Highway Department, the biggest issue facing the town is our aging and deteriorating infrastructure.
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