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  • Erica Bradley McCabe
    (Rep)

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    Joanne Kochanski
    (Rep)

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    Robert Yarnall
    (Rep)

Biographical Information

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Campaign Phone (570) 977-2051
Education AAS Legal Studies, Purdue University
Current Occupation Notary Signing Agent
Qualifications for Office Previously served on the Parking, Social Media, Human Relations Committee. Currently serving out the rest of my appointment on borough council.
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Campaign Phone (570) 656-2745
Campaign email poconoprop@gmail.com
Education attended Kutztown University
Current Occupation Property Management
Qualifications for Office 20 year Council member, 20 years Planning Commission 1973-1993, Police Commission Member, President of Monroe County 911 Control Center Board
As a 20 year incumbent, I feel the best suggestions to improve effectiveness are:

To be diligent in the position held.

Working with our local legislators to lower our taxes and bring higher paying jobs to our area.

Increased use of grants to help repair, promote and enhance our Borough, allowing council to not raise taxes or as little as possible.

Keeping up with pertinent issues that affect the Borough so ordinances can be updated and created in a timely manner to protect our community.

Being proactive, by encouraging growth to increase our tax base, especially due to the Rte. 80 project that proposes to take taxable properties.

Continue to be available to listen to the needs of my community, residents and business people alike.
Campaign email gyusmc86@yahoo.com
Education BA East Stroudsburg University 2005 (Summa Cum Laude)
Current Occupation Civics Teacher at Monroe Career & Technical Institute
Qualifications for Office 8 Years as Zoning Board Member (Stroud), 8 Years as School Board Director (2) as President, Retired Marine Master Gunnery Sergeant
I believe as a Stroudsburg Borough Council member it will be important to find a balance between preservation and progress. We have an incredible town with opportunity for growth. The borough needs to work with the county and the school district to maximize the potential for progress by creating Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance (LERTA) zones. LERTA zones will encourage the development of our vacant and burned out lots on Main St and other commercial zones in the borough. The revenue generated from this needs to be put back into infrastructure improving our roads and keeping local tax rates in check.