Political newcomer Neil Shaw is challenging longtime trustee Bill Smith in the race for Royalton Township Trustee.
Name: Neil Shaw
Marital Status: Single
Education: 2005 Evergreen High School Graduate, 2008 Northwest State Community Collage Graduate
1. Why are you running for office? The reason I decided to run for office is I see it as a great opportunity to give back to my community and see a lack of the younger generations becoming involved in the township.
2. Why should people vote for you? Bring a strong work ethic to the office to serve the people of Royalton Township while coming to office with a fresh point of view to lead the Township into the future.
3. What are you two main goals if elected? To learn the position and ask lots of questions to be able to better serve the community.
4. Have you held office before? No sir.
5. Do you have anything else to add? Lifelong Royalton Township resident.
Name: Bill Smith
Marital status: Married to wife Phyllis for 48 years.
Education: Graduated 1967 Lyons High School.
Civic Organizations: Vice President of Fulton County Township Association, 2016 voted President of Fulton County Township Association.
1. Why are you running for office? I enjoy working with people to help make decisions so Royalton Township can run smoothly.
2. Why should people vote for you? I feel my 20 years experience as a Royalton Township Trustee makes me a better choice for our residents.
3. What are your two main goals if elected? 1. To eliminate dirt roads as the budget allows. 2. To keep our fire department furnished with equipment they need.
4. Have you held office before? Royalton Township Trustee going on 20 years. Vice President of Township Association and President Elect for Township Association 2016.
5. Do you have anything else to add? My phone is always available for everyone, communication is important to deal with any problem that may arise.