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    Charles A Garris

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Campaign Phone (570) 350-8870
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Education BS East Stroudsburg University
Current Occupation County Commissioner
Qualifications for Office VAST MULTI-MUNICIPAL EXPERIENCE · Brodhead Creek Regional Authority 2006-Present · Smithfield Township Sewer Authority 2007-2011 · Southeast Monroe County Regional Sewer Authority Chairman, 1980-1981 · Mayor of East Stroudsburg 1994-1997 · East Stroudsburg Borough Council 1985-1989 · Monroe County Control Center Board 1988-1991 · East Stroudsburg Planning and Zoning 1975-1985 SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS ACCOMPLISHMENTS · Patterson Kelley Company., Manager, Heat Transfer Division, 1964-1984 · Charles A. Garris Manufacturers, Representative, 1985-2011 DEEP ROOTS & COMMITMENT TO OUR COMMUNITY · Educated in the East Stroudsburg School District · United States Air Force, 1956-1960 · East Stroudsburg University, B.S. in Education 1964 · Monroe County Historical Association, Board Member, 2006-2010 · Pocono Medical Center, Board of Directors, 1983-1992 · Pocono Medical Center, Board Chairman, 1988-1992 · Pocono Medical Center, Board Chairman, 1992-1995
As a sitting county commissioner it is important that the county government be run in a cost-effective and efficient manner. Without making conservative, intelligent decisions, every working day, budgets soon get out of hand, and the net results would be a tax increase for the Monroe County residents. It is my goal, if I am relected, to continue a cost-effective and efficient running of Munroe County.
Campaign Phone (570) 421-9993
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Education BS - Bloomsburg State University MEd, PhD - The Pennsylvania State University
Current Occupation Monroe County Commissioner
Qualifications for Office Seven years experience serving in the office and effectively controlling expenses. Twenty-five years as a property manager answering to a number of different home owner boards of directors. Four years of service on the Pennsylvania State Planning Commission.
Although I have been a Commissioner for seven years, there’s always room for improvement. I would like to be more successful in bringing more family-sustaining jobs to Monroe County; fund community service organizations based on positive results rather than “We’ve always done it this way”; secure financial assistance for some of our major capital projects through Federal and State grants rather than relying totally on taxpayers’ dollars; modernize more of the County offices so they are not dealing with ( and storing) massive amounts of paper; and, above all, keep politics out of the Commissioner’s office.