JEFFERSON COUNTY CANDIDATE FORUM DETAILS 20160922

JEFFERSON COUNTY
CANDIDATE FORUM
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5TH 2016 6-9PM
AT THE BAY CLUB

Port Ludlow Village Council is pleased to announce a candidate forum with the following:

JEFFERSON COUNTY PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT BOARD
Barney Burke
Jeff Randall

What does a PUD commissioner do?

  • Manage the annual budget
  • Set electric and water rates
  • Determine program priorities (e.g. conservation & renewable energy)
  • Adopt plans for the future (e.g. how to address climate change)
  • Serves 6-year term, every 2 years one position is up for election

JEFFERSON COUNTY COMMISSIONER
Kate Dean
David Sullivan
Tim Thomas

What does a County Commissioner do?

  • Budgeting and appropriation of funds for all county activities, including law enforcement and emergency preparedness
  • Building & maintaining county roads
  • Construction & maintenance of public buildings
  • Setting tax levies, auditing officers having control of county monies
  • Making & enforcing civil and criminal resolutions and ordinances, and prosecuting & defending all actions for and against the county
  • Serves 4 year term which are staggered for three commissioners

This is a great interactive opportunity to get to know these candidates. You are cordially invited to attend and participate. Candidates will give 5-minute opening statements. Moderator will ask them questions you have provided. Let’s ask interesting questions to gain insight into their candidacy.