“I will continue to be aggressive in assisting businesses to locate or expand in our existing industrial parks,” he said.
“I sponsored and introduced a tough new ethics ordinance and will continue to work with council towards adoption of this legislation.”
If re-elected, he also wishes to “oppose creeping commercialization” into the city.
“I will continue to protect our unique residential nature which has made Highland Heights a desirable place to live and work,” he said.
Hargate said his past accomplishments, such as working to keep the city’s “strong financial condition” and helping to make the city “one of the safest communities in N.E. Ohio,” make him the right choice for the position.
- Amy Popik, The News-Herald article from Oct. 18, 2013