2005 Elections
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Dennis D. Husch

Candidate for Herndon Town Council

Age: 59

Residence: Herndon.

Education: BS, business, Strayer University; AS, business, Northern Virginia Community College; certification, traffic analysis, National Security Agency; certification, traffic analysis/cryptanalysis, U.S. Army.

Occupation: Senior member of technical staff, System Planning Corp.

Elected offices/civic activities: Member, Herndon Town Council, 1994-2006; former Republican legislative district chairman for the commonwealth House of Delegates District 86; member, State Corporation Commission, Division of Utility and Railroad Safety, Damage Prevention Advisory Committee; member, Commonwealth Joint Commission on Technology and Science; president and former treasurer, Herndon Optimist Club; former intelligence operations officer, U.S. Army Security Agency.

What do you think is the most urgent problem facing your jurisdiction? "The most visible challenge is healing the rift in Herndon caused by debate over using public money to create the day worker hiring site near residential neighborhoods. The most critical problem is minimizing the impact of another double-digit increase in residential property assessments. Herndon's government must limit tax increases to the rate of inflation and fund capital projects supported by a majority of the community."

Why should voters elect you? "I am an advocate for responsible taxation and government spending, strategic planning, protecting our heritage, and improving our quality of life and sense of community."

Web site: www.dhusch.com

E-mail address: husch4council@dhusch.com

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