Political party: Republican
Office sought: N. R. 4th Ward
Place of birth: Cleveland
Address: 5045 North Barton Road North Ridgeville, Ohio 44039
Length of residence in that community: 68
Elected office experience: Over 9 years North Ridgeville 4th Ward Councilman 1983-1992
Non-elected office experience:
- North Ridgeville Street Superintendent 92-95
- Service Director Sheffield Lake Ohio 1995-2012
- Board member 3 County Integrating Committee 10 years
- Board Member Ohio TACT Committee 5 Years
- Board Member Lorain County General Health District 13 years
- North Ridgeville Board of Flooding and Drainage 2 years
- North Ridgeville High School
- USAF Academy BS Eng. Mgt.
- US Air Command & Staff College
- US Pilot Training
Marital status: Married Teresa D. Gardner
Children: yes Megan & Katarina
VFW Life Member
Daedalions Life Member (see web site elect bill gardner)
N R Republican Club
Should you be elected, what are three specific areas you’d like to change, address, improve or further research, and how specifically would you go about it?:
1. Flooding and Drainage Control through a storm water utility. 2. Widening US 20, Lear Nagel and Lorain Road under the need for resident and customer service. 3.Use my 20 years as President of a Cleveland Company to attract businesses to North Ridgeville. I have been to at lease 40 trade shows and I have never not been asked to relocate my company to a new city. North Ridgeville must go to trade shows and display our advantages to Business. I have the time talent and experience to effect business climate change.
Whether for past accomplishments or future goals, why should voters elect you?
Quality comes from Experience. I was the first Road Scholar I & II in Ohio history given by Gov. Voinovich and Taft. I have widened US 6. I have formed and started the first Storm Water Utility in Lorain County which help the resident of Sheffield Lake. This included bonding the program and completing it in lest than 2 years at a cost per resident home of $4.85/month. I was President of The Cleveland Vibrator Company for over 20 years and talked to 100's of business owners, I know how to find out what owner want and need from a City and can provide the time and talent to effect business growth in North Ridgeville.
As my website electbillgardner.com says, North Ridgeville needs to develop a theme that will highlight our advantages.