2005 Elections
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David A. Kirby

Candidate for Herndon Town Council

Age: 58

Residence: Herndon.

Education: AS, Coyne Electrical and Technical School, Boston; graduate, broadcast engineering, Cleveland Institute of Electronics.

Occupation: Senior technical specialist, GCI Inc.

Elected offices/civic activities: Commander, American Legion, Wayne M. Kidwell Post 184.

What do you think is the most urgent problem facing your jurisdiction? "Herndon's most urgent issue is overcrowding. There is a very high number of overcrowding complaints on the books today. The town's residential occupancy regulations state: 'Over-occupancy of dwelling units creates health and safety dangers to home occupants and their neighbors.' Redefining family, creating anti-solicitation ordinances and adding community inspectors have had little effect in reducing the overcrowding case backlog. We must apply cause-and-effect problem solving. Is overcrowding an effect caused by another underlying condition? I believe it is, and I will move to identify this cause and work to resolve it."

Why should voters elect you? "I listen to the people, have no self-interest and love our small town. I will work hard to maintain its charm, history and neighborhoods."

Web site: www.kirbyforcouncil.com

E-mail address: kirbyforcouncil@aol.com

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