A longtime councilman and retired attorney, Hawkins also serves on the Lake County Public Defenders Commission and is a member of the Ohio Bar Association.
Hawkins’ goal is to either establish an adequate revenue stream for city services or reduce the cost of existing service to avoid deficits and layoffs.
“I have been chairman of the Finance Committee for the past two terms,” he said. “I have the experience required to manage the decrease in state funding for municipal operations.”
He is married to Lynn.
- Betsy Scott, The News-Herald article Oct. 7