Hosea announces candidacy for Mayor

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

A little history about me. I am a local heating and air conditioning contractor, that, over the years, has worked for the mines and our local private sector businesses, such as Kearny Automotive and Phelps Ford.

These businesses have now become a part of our past. As an employee and, later, as an owner/employer, I have witnessed the struggles and unique challenges that small business in a small town face. The issues of economy, taxes, utilities, licenses fees and the list goes on. As the pastor of our local church, I have witnessed the economic hardships of our senior citizens and retirees, who comprise a large portion of our population. These are citizens that feel the impact of every utility increase or tax hike.

I am not naive to the challenges Kearny faces, finding the balance between economic resources, ever-increasing operational costs, as well as the ever-increasing need to invest in our children, young adults and the family structure, as these are the future and longevity of Kearny. I have lived in the Kearny area most of my life. I love Kearny and I live here, and have raised my family here by choice; because, Kearny is a really great place to live.

I am asking the citizens of Kearny for the opportunity to serve them as their Mayor. I am planning on releasing a DVD, by the end of the week, that will explain more of my vision for Kearny. In the DVD, I will cover topics such as: 1. The wonderful changes in our city management, and the great position this has placed us in. 2. Accountability to the people. 3. Our lake. 4. Transparency, compliance with the sunshine laws. 5. Public service excellence / law enforcement 6. Training for our employees. 8. Encouraging new businesses, preserving our current businesses. 9. Responsibilities of the Mayor and Council. 10. Grant issues, project sustainability and maintenance 11. Ambulance and fire funds. 12. Accountability of contractors, limiting the use of contractors, for work that should be performed in house. 13. A full performance evaluation of past contractors; what are we getting for our money. Early ballots will be out this week. Please watch my DVD; then, make the choice you feel is appropriate.

I am asking you to allow me the privilege to serve you the next two years, and, if you find my services less than satisfactory, then, by all means vote me out./s/ James Hosea

Staff (776 Posts)

There are news or informational items frequently written by staff or submitted to the Copper Basin News, San Manuel Miner, Superior Sun, Pinal Nugget or Oracle Towne Crier for inclusion in our print or digital products. These items are not credited with an author.


facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
facebooktwitterby feather

Comments are closed.

  • Stories Just Posted

    Arboretum November Exhibit: Luminary Artist John Aho

    October 30th, 2014
    by

    Tempe luminary artist John Aho celebrates light, both natural and unnatural. By day he excels at capturing subjects ranging from […]


    Gilbert Artists Teach Camera Basics & Fall Color Nov. 9

    October 30th, 2014
    by

    Editor’s Note: Gilbert pro photographer Michael Madsen shoots with a Nikon, while Patty Van Herpen prefers Canon. The artistic duo […]


    Freeport-McMoRan Awards $60,000 Grant to Experience Matters to Enhance Women’s Economic Empowerment, Reduce Domestic Violence

    October 30th, 2014
    by

    Phoenix- Experience Matters, an organization that is creating a stronger, more vibrant community by connecting the skill and passion of […]


    Cowboys, ranchers to be honored at two events

    October 29th, 2014
    by

    Superior Chamber of Commerce will host La Noche de Vaquero, Night of the Cowboy on Saturday Nov.


  • Stories Just For You

    Why does Ray Unified School District need an override?

    October 29th, 2014
    by

    Registered voters received an information pamphlet in the mail from the School that educates us as to why the school needs an override.


    Dry Heat: Proposition 122 and Other Election Thoughts

    October 28th, 2014
    by

    One of the propositions on this year’s ballot is Proposition 122. If approved this proposition would amend Arizona’s constitution to say that they use their “sovereign” authority to withhold the


    Senior group celebrates first anniversary

    October 28th, 2014
    by

    The Mammoth Senior Citizens Association is having its first year celebration this October. We have had a year of highs and lows but for the most part our association has been


    Councilman claims slander at public meeting

    October 28th, 2014
    by

    The mayor moved Call to the Public from the beginning of the meeting to the end (just before adjournment).


  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather

  • Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin