I am Sam Young. I’ve been a Marco resident since 2005. I am a fiscal conservative that believes in balanced budgets that addresses current and future needs with particular emphasis on Marco’s infrastructure and waterways. I am running for City Council in this November’s election and hope for your support.
I believe in small effective government. I believe in complete transparency and accountability.
I believe City Staff needs direction from the leadership of a City Manager, interim or permanent.
My other beliefs:
- Density is of critical concern and needs to be carefully managed to preserve our Island’s heritage.
- City Staff workforce levels must be commensurate with demand and be made accountable, for fiscal and resident satisfaction, by a qualified City Manager.
- The water quality of our beaches and canals are paramount to the quality of life and property values on Marco for all residents. I have worked on the City’s Waterway’s Advisory Committee to assure that water quality is tested and information provided to our residents.
- In addition, as a licensed Coast Guard Captain, as a Director of Fisheries of Marco Sportfishing Club and a graduate of the Marine Resource Education Program I know, better than most, the importance of preserving our water quality.
I hope my concerns are yours and I look for your support. I will provide much more information on my concerns in future communications.
Captain Sam Young