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October 29, 1976 - Image 21

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1976-10-29

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Friday, October 29, 1976 21

"Mastin has the . . . scope
of experience that is needed
for this job . . . Detroit Free Press 10-16-76

"Mastin is the leader Oakland
County needs."

The Detroit News 10-24-76

Phil Mastin believes in being honest with tax-
payers. Though the present Executive claims to have
started new health care and safety. programs, the pub-
lic has seen no real improvement in services. The truth
is, he has increased the appointed bureaucracy at a
cost to taxpayers of over $200,000. He has created a
budget of $60 million, the highest in our County's

history. While talking thrift, this same administrator
fought the merger of the Department of Public Works
and the Drain Commissioner's office, which would have
saved taxpayers $ 1/4 million annually.

Phil Mastin believes in truth in budgeting. As
County Executive, he will work cooperatively with the
Board of Commissioners and he will open up the budget
process to involve the public. Mastin will institute zero-
based budgeting techniques that require an annual
justification of existing programs, as well as proof that
new proposals are necessary. In this way, he can ensure
that the delivery of county services is both effective and

EXPERIENCED IN GOVERNMENT

• Hazel Park Councilman 1962-1968
• Oakland County Commissioner 1965-1970
• Michigan House of Representatives 1970-1976

RECOGNIZED AS LEADER

economical.

• Winner of the 1975 U.S. Environmental Protection Award
• Recipient of a 1976 Commendation from the Michigan
Society for Mental Health for his "aggressive and en-
lightened leadership"



Mastin

FOR OAKLAND COUNTY EXECUTIVE

Paid political advertisement

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