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I have known Commissioner Doug Hunt for more than 6 years as a friend, colleague, and more recently as one of my supervisors. My role this past 2 years has been project consultant for the Lincoln County Oregon Board of Commissioners Stepping Up Initiative. Stepping Up was launched October 5, 2016 when the commmissioners unanimously passed the Stepping Up Initiative Resolution.
The Stepping Up Initiative is a national strategy to reduce recidivism in county jails all over America. It is designed to treat those who suffer from mental illness and addiction with a collaboration of community treatment and recovery resources. Most citizens in Lincoln County know that the County Jail is no place to house the homeless and others who suffer from mental illness and addiction.
In my personal and professional opinion, Commissioner Hunt’s leadership has made a significant difference in making Lincoln County a better community for all citizens. Commissioner Hunt has demonstrated exceptional executive and business management leadership during a challenging time of major change. Stepping Up will have a lasting and positive impact for our larger community of stakeholders, partners and citizens.
We need Commissioner Doug Hunt to help lead Lincoln County into the future. Continuity and succession planning is of critical importance as our County moves forward with a 21st Century vision and plan. I fully support, my friend Doug, to serve another term. Please join me at the ballot box, and vote for Doug Hunt.
Depoe Bay Oregon