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The City of Locust operates under the Mayor Council form of government. The City Council is comprised of a Mayor and seven (7) Council Members. The Mayor is elected at large and serves 2-year terms. Council Members, also elected at large, serve staggered terms of 4 years. Municipal elections are non-partisan and decided by a simple plurality. No primary elections are held. The City Council acts as the legislative body of the City, and they provide guidance and direction to City staff to meet the goals of the City. The City Council employs a City Administrator to supervise all departments.

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  • Larry M. Baucom

  • Rusty Efird

  • Harry Fletcher

  • Ted (Mike) Michael Haigler

  • Barry C. Sims

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Identify your top three (3) issues that you wish to address during your tenure in office and rank them in order of priority.

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Age (optional) 73
Contact Phone (980) 354-8455
email address 3200@bellsouth.net
Position/philosophy statement To insure a balanced growth for the city of Locust that will help growth but keep the rural feel and to keep taxes in check
With the training I received from my positions at AT&T plus life's experiences.Having recently moved to Locust I can bring a fresh view of ideas to bear.By being willing to listen to the citizens needs and desires will help make the choices that will benefit the citizens and city
As stated the life experience of living, plus my work background in varied positions
Back the first responders in want they need to do their jobs. !.Law enforcement 2.Fire department 3. EMT's, Paramedics Balance growth to help insure Locusts not only grows, but keeps the rural flavor that makes it a great place to live To see that whatever type of business that might want to locate in Locust, will benefit both the city and it's citizens
By going in depth the facts and data presented to be sure that the issue before me is one that will be of benefit of the city and it,s residence