Name: Bruce Pinckard
Family: married to Denneen, 18 years; three children in the Aledo ISD.
How long resided in city: 14 years, 10 months.
Community involvement: active member of First Baptist Church Aledo, Annetta City Council since 2005.
What are the three most important issues the city is facing? How do you plan to address those?
Fair and honest representation of all the citizens of Annetta and fair treatment of the customers Annetta serves through the water and sewer system. I work to inform and involve more citizens every chance I get. I believe in personal responsibility and leadership that comes from listening to the citizens that we are elected to serve, understanding their
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concerns and making an effort to find ways that will enable all of us to walk away from each and every problem with pride knowing that we did the right thing for the town as a whole.
Get those necessary improvements to the water system done! Once completed we can rest assured the system will continue to pay its own way by the usage of the very customers it serves. Additional supplies of water can only improve property values and quality of life issues. When we have good, clean reliable water, everyone is happy. This is the plan we started with and the one that should continue. The excuses from those that were afraid to buy the system in the first place have been proven to be inaccurate.
Comprehensive planning. This is really not that complicated but fear has driven some to say “if we plan it they will come.” Well, they’re coming whether you plan for it or not. There has been reluctance by some to recognize that the increased amount of people living all around us has a definite affect on our lives. Why do we sit back and let future developments shape our community when we have a right, as provided by law, to plan for our own future instead of just reacting to it? Where will roads be placed?