Newton County Board of Commissioners Chairman

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Marcello Banes (D)

Incumbent

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Marcus Jordan (D)

Candidate

Question #1

What is your vision for Newton County, and how do you plan to achieve it?

Marcello Banes (D)

Incumbent

Marcus Jordan (D)

Candidate

Question #2

How will you work with other county officials and community stakeholders to address challenges and pursue opportunities?

Marcello Banes (D)

Incumbent

Marcus Jordan (D)

Candidate

Question #3

In light of recent disagreements among commissioners and the necessity for a more unified approach, what strategies will you employ to build stronger relationships, identify common objectives, and cultivate a shared vision for Newton County?

How do you intend to promote cooperation and collaboration within the governing body to achieve greater harmony and productivity?

Marcello Banes (D)

Incumbent

Marcus Jordan (D)

Candidate

Question #4

How do you plan to manage the county's budget effectively and prioritize spending?

Marcello Banes (D)

Incumbent

Marcus Jordan (D)

Candidate

Question #5

What initiatives will you prioritize to enhance the overall quality of life for residents in Newton County?

Marcello Banes (D)

Incumbent

Marcus Jordan (D)

Candidate

Question #6

What measures will you implement to streamline government processes and improve efficiency?

Marcello Banes (D)

Incumbent

Marcus Jordan (D)

Candidate

Question #7

How will you ensure that residents are engaged in the decision-making process and have their voices heard?

Marcello Banes (D)

Incumbent

Marcus Jordan (D)

Candidate

Question #8

What are your plans for maintaining and improving essential infrastructure such as roads, utilities, and public facilities?

Marcello Banes (D)

Incumbent

Marcus Jordan (D)

Candidate

Question #9

With the influx of new industries and the accompanying need for housing, what is your stance on zoning regulations?

How do you propose balancing the demand for housing with concerns about density, location, and building standards to ensure sustainable growth while preserving the character of Newton County?

Marcello Banes (D)

Incumbent

Marcus Jordan (D)

Candidate

Question #10

How will you collaborate with educational institutions and businesses to improve workforce training and educational opportunities?

Marcello Banes (D)

Incumbent

Marcus Jordan (D)

Candidate