The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

Opinion

October 29, 2013

Reader: Allesee for Ward 1

I am writing this letter in support of Julie Allesee for the Clinton City Council, Ward 1.

Elections provide opportunities for citizens to choose which candidate to put to work for them. Julie Allesee knows hard work and will continue to do just that for the city of Clinton. She is eminently qualified to assume the responsibilities of such an important and complex office. She not only possesses strong academic credentials, but she has served the last two years and has a proven track record for addressing the hard decisions and will continue to work on balancing the budget and building city reserves.

I believe it is in the best interest of the city of Clinton’s taxpayers and citizens to vote “yes” to Julie Allesee on November 5. Let’s show her our support and keep her on the job, representing Ward 1 and our city as a whole.

Barb Jacobsen,

Clinton Iowa

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