By Zach Hester, Reporter • firstname.lastname@example.org
FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Incumbent City Councilmember Wade Hill has announced plans to seek re-election to the Council this fall.
"It has been an honor and a great privilege to serve on this council the last four years and I would love to return for another term to finish more of the projects we have going on," said Hill in a statement.
Hill is a lifelong resident of Fort Payne. He and his wife Cindy have two children and six grandchildren who also call Fort Payne home.
Hill highlights the Council's achievements in financially stabilizing the City, protecting Fort Payne mountains from logging, and improved water and sewer infrastructure as reasons to return him to the Council.
"Early in this term, we were able to close the deal on bringing Chick-Fil-A and Applebee's to Fort Payne, which has been great for our community," said Hill.
Hill also noted the importance of eco-tourism as a vital resource to the Fort Payne area, and stated the new property purchase of a sports complex that will include baseball, softball, and soccer fields, a walking trail, and an ampitheater for ourdoor performances.
Hill stated one of the programs he is most proud of is the annual purchasing of school supplies for Fort Payne City Schools.
"Buying in bulk has proven to be a great cost saver and all students have the same materials [so] parents and grandparents save hundreds of dollars," he concluded. "I have been in public service for 42 years and it is my desire to continue serving the wonderful city of Fort Payne. I would appreciate your vote...in this election."
Municipal elections in the State of Alabama will be held on Tuesday, August 25, 2020.