Meet Chesterfield Township Trustee Candidate Brian Scott DeMuynck
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Name: Brian Scott DeMuynck
Political party: Republican
Years lived in Chesterfield: 53 years
Occupation: Police Lab Tech/Sterling Hgts PD- Retired Macomb County Sheriff's Department, 25 years
What position are you running for: Trustee
How many terms have you served? Two
What are your biggest accomplishments while serving on the board? Universal Waste Hauler contracts, Waterside Market Place Development/ Reduced spending a more streamlined government. CAD and RMS systems at police department.
If reelected, what specifically would you like to see done during your term? I would like to see the bike path continued on Jefferson and to get Brandenburg Park paved. Also due to decreased revenues, looking at ways to save money within some township departments.
What do you think the community's biggest challenges are and how can the community overcome them? Our biggest challenge is the upcoming police and fire millages. It will be up to the residents to tell the elected officals on how they want us to proceed with the departments. The funding is not there and the millage request will keep the manpower and services at its current levels.
How would you propose making the police and fire funds financially stable? We have made dramatic cuts already and have keep services the same.
Describe yourself: Lifelong township resident who cares about the community and listens to the residents about their concerns and thoughts.
What are your hobbies/causes you're passionate about? Lighthouse photography and boating are my hobbies.
What’s one fact about you that would surprise people? That I really care about what happens to our community. I was born and raised here and plan on staying here. My family has been here and been part of the community for over 75 years.