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Archive for April 2018

Autism and my “Tick Tock” moments

I wrote this article awhile back, but I wanted to share it again as April 3rd was Autism Awareness Day, and April is Autism Awareness Month. I hope you enjoy it and gain insight from it as well. #AutismAwareness #AutismAcceptance.So those of you that know me well know that I am an avid teen sci-fi…

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Cynthia Alvidrez, School Board, Place 5

What do you feel like is your greatest accomplishment as a public servant?I feel that my greatest accomplishment as a public servant has to be the four and half years I served in the United States Army. I am honored that I was given the opportunity to defend this country I love so much. {{more}}What…

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Bruce Kreitler, City Council, Place 2

What do you feel is your greatest accomplishment as a public servant?-I hesitate to use the word “greatest” to talk about my accomplishments, but I do feel that I have accomplished a lot of good. Several onerous ordinances that were being pushed by past city staff, some of them for ten years, have been finally…

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Jack Rentz, City Council, Place 2

What do you feel is your greatest accomplishment as a public servant?I find the greatest happiness in serving on several nonprofit Boards in Abilene. We have a lot of needs in Abilene and this helps my understanding of the issues that they deal with daily. Becky and I have a special heart for children in…

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Clinton Embry, City Council, Place 1

What do you feel is your greatest accomplishment as a public servant?I have not been a public servant yet.What do you feel like is the greatest challenge facing the city of Abilene, and what would you do to solve it?The biggest challenge is economic growth followed by flooding and street maintenance {{more}}Sometimes the citizens have…

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Shane Price, City Council, Place 1

What do you feel like is your greatest accomplishment as a public servant? This is a difficult question. Obviously, you don’t have to be an elected official to be a public servant. Reflecting on my time in the US Army Reserves, I did a lot. I think my greatest “accomplishment” was having a positive impact…

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Dr. Kelvin Kelley, School Board, Place 6

What do you feel is your greatest accomplishment as a public servant?My greatest accomplishment as a public servant so far is providing leadership and perspective regarding the development and adoption of the recent bond proposal. That was a very challenging time for us as a community as we determined a step forward in our future.…

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Sam Garcia, School Board, Place 1

What do you feel is your greatest accomplishment as a public servant?My work with the Workforce Solutions Board has enabled me to help people get a job which can change their lives. I was recently awarded the W.O. Lawton Business Leadership Award for small business by the National Association of Workforce Boards .{{more}}What do you…

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Billy Enriquez, School Board, Place 6

What do you feel is your greatest accomplishment as a public servant?Serving othersWhat do you feel like is the greatest challenge facing the Abilene Independent School District, and what would you do to solve it?Funding-I will be an advocate for finding new or better resources to help fund public school.{{more}}Sometimes the citizens have a cynical…

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Alex Terrell Russell

What do you feel is your greatest accomplishment as a public servant? I serve because I have strong passion for what I do and the community that I live in. If I had to single out one thing that I have done as a “public servant”, it would be managing the campaign of the now…

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