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November 01, 1991 - Image 44

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Publication:
The Detroit Jewish News, 1991-11-01

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POLITICS

HUNTINGTON WOODS

H

untington Woods
voters will select
two candidates
from a field of nine
to sit on the city
commission. The mayor,
Ronald Gillham, is running
unopposed.

Mark L. Diem

p

hysician and owner of
First Care Medical Cent-
- ers . . . President, Huntington
Woods Central Plaza Com-
mittee . . . Secretary, Hun-
tington Woods Residents
Association . . . Elected
Citizen of the Year, 1985.
15-year resident.

"I recognize that these are
difficult financial times for
cities. I also realize that the
citizens of Huntington
Woods will be asked to make
difficult decisions which, if
elected, will be my mandate
to carry out."

Ronald Gillham

m

Harry Howes

T

wo-term incumbent
commissioner . . . during
his terms, has helped
renovate parks, roads and
other city services . . . 18 year
resident.

resident, Huntington
Woods Men's Club .. .
Member, Huntington Woods
Traffic Control Committee
. Marketing director for
Stone Soap Co.

"In 1978, the Detroit Free
Press called Huntington
Woods the 'choicest city' in
which to live. I want to be
part of the team that main-
tains that reputation even
during the challenging 'lean
years' of the 1990s."

"I believe Huntington
Woods has maintained its
reputation as the most
desirable community iri
Oakland County. Our prop-
erty values have remained
high; our educational system
is second to none and the
quality of life and safety in
our community has never
been better."

"This city's residents de-
serve commissioners who act
rather than react. The com-
mission must always re-
member that it does the bid-
ding of its citizens and that
the welfare of its citizens and
the good of the city must over-
ride political benefits and per-
sonal prejudices."

John Wierzbicki

Mark Sherbow

Donna M. Skelcy

Jay W. Tower

erved on Zoning Board
of Appeals . . . Member,
Legislature Committee,
Builders Association of
Southeastern Michigan .. .
Director, National Associ-
ation of Homebuilders .. .
Instructor, American In-
stitute of Banking.

C

m

H

"After over 20 years in
Huntington Woods, and ser-
ving on the Zoning Board of
Appeals, I felt that my fi-
nancial experience could be
of service to the commun-
ity."

44

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1991

ganization, board of di-
rectors and past president...
member, Oakland County
Bar Association .... Sanc-
tuary, past board member
. . . State Bar of Michigan,
Family Law Council 1991
Award of Appreciation.

"I believe that I will bring
a new and fresh approach to
the solution of the problems
facing Huntington Woods
and I already have sugges-
tions for ways of saving
money and creating new
funds from the state. I have
the commitment, the desire
and the ability to serve."

p

ayor since 1981 . . .
started serving on city
commission in 1977 . . .
31-year resident . . . served on
Board of Appeals from 1970
to 1979.

Samuel Kreis

ommunity Service Or-

Daniel Kramer

ember of Michigan
State Bar's Committee
on Professional and Judicial
_Ethics . . . Lectured at
Michigan State Police
Department's Arson School
for Prosecutors . . . Resident
since 1987.

"My goal is to ensure that
the city maintains the same
quality services that have
made this community a
desirable place to live. It is
also my goal to remain in
touch with the daily con-
cerns of the community at
large. I will approach these
concerns with intense
scrutiny, compassion and
careful thought."

untington Woods Traf-
fic Advisory Committee,
1988 to present . . . Chair-
man, Public Interest
Research Group in Michigan
(1972-73) . . . Business at-
torney . . . Advising attorney,
President's Commission on
Pension Policy, 1979.

"Our costs exceed our
revenues. We must make
hard decisions regarding
services we maintain, cut, or
add, and fair methods of fi-
nancing. I have kernels of
ideas, not answers. For
those, I will listen and learn,
and act in what I hope will
be the best interest of all."

L

aw practice in Hunting-
ton Woods . . . Library
Advisory Board member .. .
Kiwanis Club Distinguished
President in Royal Oak
. . . 14-year resident.

Keeping
Huntington
Woods' level of quality ser-
vices intact while holding
down city taxes is my major
goal. We need a commis-
sioner who understands the
financial aspects of running
a business and who is com-
mitted to keeping our city
the unique and delightful
community that it has
become."

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