Lincoln County Commissioner Doug Hunt has formally announced his campaign for re-election to Lincoln County Commissioner Position 1. Hunt is currently serving in this position since his appointment in 2012 and subsequent election to a 4-year term in 2014.
“As County Commissioner I have concentrated on job creation, economic development, improving our roads and infrastructure, bettering our services to veterans and seniors and critically important emergency preparedness. In addition, with over 39 years of experience as a private sector banker, I have brought a business approach to the county budget, working to assure a stable financial future for our county and for the important services we deliver to our citizens.
While I have served as Commissioner, I am proud we have increased our county reserves, maintained services to our citizens, and carefully added staff for public safety, health care and to address domestic violence.”
Hunt has been appointed by Governor Brown to the state workforce investment board. As a strong advocate for educational and job training programs, Hunt convened a maritime industries sector committee focusing on maritime family wage jobs This committee is creating opportunities through job training, education and economic development for family-wage jobs in maritime industries.
“I am a voice for all areas of our county. As a county commissioner I consistently attend community events and meetings throughout the county including non-profit fundraising activities, community dedications, award banquets, chambers of commerce, and service organizations. My participation in these activities allows me to confront, discuss and understand the varied issues and challenges facing our county. Serving as a county commissioner has allowed me to contribute to the betterment of our entire county, its communities and all our county citizens.”
Commissioner Hunt and his wife, Patsy, have three adult children, all graduates of the Lincoln County School District, and one grandchild, Madilyn. They have lived in the Toledo area for the past 29 years.
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Commissioner Doug Hunt