Elected Experience: 2015 - Washington Self-Storage
Other Professional Experience: Built and own 27th Ave.
Self-Storage. Raised on dairy farm and operated
family farm. Cost Accountant at IBP, Commercial Lender for several banks. Appointed by Idaho Governor to Idaho Dairy
Products Commission and Idaho Beef Council. Bill and his wife were national chair couple of National Dairy Young
Education: Graduate of Meridian High School,
Meridian, ID. Farm Crops degree - BYU-I,
1980. Accounting degree - Boise State
Community Service: Tri-City Prep High School Board
member, scout master, AAU Basketball coach, YMCA board member, various
positions in church.
Statement: I will work to ensure that every tax dollar is spent
responsibly. City government's primary responsibility is to provide essential
infrastructure with streets, water and sewer services, and safety through
police and fire. The city should work to manage growth, not stifle it. The
budget should reflect these priorities. Funding essential services must be
budgeting and priority issues, not taxation issues.
I would call
for planning and public works regulations to be evaluated and streamlined so that
small businesses can grow without being over-regulated.
continue to fund law enforcement, especially the drug and gang task force. The
city also should support and encourage legal immigration and oppose illegal
immigration, which will improve public safety.
I want more
transparency in city government, and would enthusiastically support having open
I am the
only candidate for Kennewick City Council who has taken the risk of investing
his own money to build a brick and mortar business in Kennewick. It was a big
career risk, but I went ahead and built a successful business. As a result, I am the only candidate who has
gone through the commercial building permit process, several times, in the