Dixon Professional Firefighters (IAFF Local 4665) announced that they have endorsed the following candidates in the upcoming election:
- Mayor: Jack Batchelor
- City Council: Steve Bird and Jerry Castanon Sr.
- “No on Measure N” campaign.
They explained their decision in the the following release:
The issues that face the community and its citizens require resolve through true leadership and open minds. Action needs to be taken in both a socially and fiscally responsible manner that addresses both the needs of the community as a whole and those who stand to protect and serve, preserve its beauty, and encourage its potential.
The Dixon Professional Firefighters are proud to stand behind our endorsements as the candidates all possess strong ethics, leadership, and a willingness to listen to the needs of both the community and the employees of the city. They believe in responsible growth, economic sustainability, and stand united against government waste and poor utilization of funds and resources during challenging economical times. They believe in the potentials of not only making Dixon a draw for others from outside the community, but the idea of bringing Dixon residents outside their homes to share in their own community. In doing so they value and understand the need for strong public safety, clean parks, and recreation opportunities.
The Dixon Professional Firefighters are also proud to stand behind the “No on Measure N” campaign. Measure N is fiscally irresponsible, creates greater bureaucracy, and is damaging to the means in which the city and city council conduct business. In an already challenging economic state, Measure N unnecessarily attacks the taxpayer’s wallets and places a further economic burden on the city to create an “open government” that already strongly exists in Dixon.
Questions regarding the Dixon Professional Firefighters endorsements or questions about the organization can be directed to our website at http://www.dpfalocal4665.org or to the contact listed below.
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