Know your candidates before you vote
I just received my mail ballot for the City of Yuma General Election. Know your candidates before you vote. I am concerned about who is elected to our council, who opposes the new West Valley park that is moving forward. Who has personal agendas? This project has been in the planning for years, our growth has been in the West Valley. This project needs to continue to completion.
This community has supported the 2 percent hospitality tax with continued renewal of this tax, the last renewal was in 2009, almost 39 years after it was first past. I served on the City Council in the 70s, the beginning of growing our community. I have always believed that knowledge and experience is important to decisions the city council makes.
We need council members who respect the voters’ mandate of planned growth that keeps our quality of life improving while attracting new business which creates jobs.
We all benefited from these hospitality dollars which have allowed us to be a growing, competitive city. Know your candidates before you vote. The time is now for each of us to do our part and cast our vote to continue the legacy of investing in our community.
You must be responsible for the future of Yuma. Let’s get it right.