Candidate’s Pledge

Candidate’s Pledge

Monday, August 16, 2010

By Doug Howard, Candidate District 5
  • Upon taking office, I will propose to the other Commissioners a voluntarily pay reduction to $40,000 per year for the first two years.
  • If I have a personal assistant at all, it will be no more than part-time
  • If elected, I will not accept a county-paid vehicle or compensation for vehicle use
  • If elected, I will not accept retirement and/or pension funds for this position
  • Once in office, I will hold open office hours for two hours each week at a location in District 5 to meet with constituents
  • Once in office, I will make any and all expense reports immediately available to the public for their review
  • As commissioner, I will not accept county paid or agency paid meals or free admission to community events unless it is in the official capacity of being a speaker, host of the event or official county representative
  • If elected to two consecutive terms as County Commissioner, I will not seek a third term

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