The View 38002 May 2017 - Page 4

theview Page 4 .com May 2017 2017 Municipal Election Coverage May 25 ~ Lakeland, Tennessee IN THEIR OWN WORDS: Lakeland Special Elections Candidates Q&A The responses are grouped alphabetically, as that is the way that they will appear on the ballot. One candidate, Billy Rodgers, did not submit any responses. Candidates were limited to a total of 450 words for their combined answers. currently controlled by the County, not the City. Initiatives and alternatives are being considered to allow the City more control of the fire fees and potentially fire services offered in Lakeland. I will support this idea provided it offers a realistic and measurable return on the investment and a cost savings without jeopardizing quality of service. What is your opinion on Debt Limit Guidelines for Lakeland? In your opinion, how much debt should the City of Lakeland be able to take on and for which projects? Maurice Denbow Administrator, Sheriff’s Office (901) 461-7728 Why are you running for office? Through my volunteer service with the Lakeland Development Corporation, Economic Development Commission a