Barbara Blanchard

for Schenectady City Council

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Thanks to all of my supporters and to the voters in Schenectady for electing me to the City Council.  I look forward to representing you starting in 2006.

Barbara's background:

Chair, Schenectady Heritage Foundation

Organizer, Livable Cities Series

Founding Member, ReTree Schenectady

Founding Member and Past President, Union Triangle Neighborhood Association

Girl Scout Leader since 1994

Third-generation Schenectadian

 

Board Member, Friends of Vale Cemetery

Board Member, TV - 16 Public Access TV

Member, City Historic District Commission

Founding member, Downtown Design Guidelines Committee

BA and MSW from UAlbany

Certified Social Worker, former Child Welfare Supervisor

 

Barbara pledges to work for:

LOWERING TAXES by:

Avoiding needless expenditures

Asking non-profit property owners to help pay for services they receive

Lobbying for more money from Albany (Other equivalent size cities now get more)

Continuing to partner with Metroplex to expand our commercial tax base

Encouraging more new small businesses

Sharing more city county services

Taking advantage of our rich history, beautiful riverfront and historic buildings by developing our heritage tourism

 

IMPROVING THE CITY'S QUALITY OF LIFE through:

Neighborhood revitalization, including more owner occupancy

Downtown revitalization, including more quality downtown residential housing

Strict code enforcement

Promote communication between schools and government

Maintaining and improving our city parks, pools and golf course

True civil rights equality

 

Meet the Candidate

Sunday, October 16, 2005

4 pm - 6 pm at the

Moon and River Cafe

115 South Ferry Street

This was well-attended and enjoyed by all !

 

 

Dinner with the Candidates

Meet Barbara and her running mates,

Thursday, September 29, 2005, 5:30 - 8:00 pm

VFW Post 357

Ziti and Meatball Dinner

 

 

Fundraiser

Weds. June 29th, 2005

2752 Greeley St.  Schenectady

This was a great success !

Thanks for your support

 

 

 

 

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Updated Sept. 24, 2005

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