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4 incumbents and a newcomer vying for 4 seats on Kenhorst Borough Council

Five candidates are running for four seats on Kenhorst Borough Council in the November election.

The ballot will feature Republican incumbents Scott Stamm, Jonathan L. Smith and Peter O’Brien, as well as Democratic incumbent Kerry T. Grassley and Republican newcomer Branden Moyer.

Council members serve four-year terms.

We asked the candidates to respond to two questions:

Question 1: Why do you believe you are the right person for this position?

Question 2: What are the most important issues facing the borough right now, and how do you plan to address them?

Jonathan L. Smith, 59

Party: Republican.

Background: He has been a member of Kenhorst Borough Council since 2019, serving as president since January 2020. He works in retail management.

Response 1: I have leadership skills based on years of retail management.

I also have the ability to partner with borough council, borough management and the borough mayor to accomplish projects to better our community.

Response 2: Trash hauling is the biggest issue in our borough right now. Council and borough management are working together to resolve this issue.

Brandon Moyer, 32

Party: Republican.

Branden Moyer

Background: He is a small-business owner, operating a residential and commercial cleaning company called Homecare Solution LLC.

He is a beekeeper, a 2008 Gov. Mifflin High School graduate and a former candidate for the 127th Legislative District.

Response 1: I believe I am right for this position as I bring a younger perspective and ideas that will help our community foster a better future for our citizens.

Response 2: I believe the most important issues facing our borough is not being able to trust the ones in charge at their word. We need to be able to form a better relationship with our community and know that when we say we are listening, to know we actually are.

Peter O’Brien

Party: Republican

Declined to participate.

Kerry T. Grassley

Party: Democrat.

Declined to participate.

Scott Stamm

Party: Republican.

Declined to participate.


Source: Berkshire mont

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