Issues
Vote November 8, 2016 to Keep Fred Hawkins, Jr.







Taxes and Fees

Property Taxes/Service Fees

Only Commissioner to vote AGAINST GAS TAX INCREASE

Proven voting record reflects my position against tax increases and service fees

Strives to improve efficiency within our government to reduce unnecessary waste

Supported outsourcing applications that save tax dollars and keep or improve levels of service

Growth Management

Support stronger code enforcement so that abiding citizens do not have to endure unsightly issues from others

Initiated Narcoossee Overlay plan that has sustained the goals that were set forth by the local citizens.

Continue to look for ways to increase the value of new development, so the cost of services is covered.

Local Economy

Supported diversifying local economy by investing in the infrastructure to construct the Florida Advanced Manufacturing & Research Center

Continue advocacy for our established agriculture and tourism industries

Support and assist local small businesses, as they are the backbone of our local economy

Environment

Protect environmentally sensitive areas, create open space and connectivity with trails in new development

Protect our water supply from infringement of surrounding counties

Protect our lakes as they are a vital part of our local economy, recreation and landscape

District 5 Improvements

Placed in the budget funding for the improvements to Chisolm Park

Supported funding for additions and improvements to Autin-Tindale Park

Voted for the new lakes management that is currently improving Boggy Creek, East Lake and boat ramps throughout the District

Transportation

Accelerated dirt road paving in District 5

As CFX Board member representiung Osceola County

Improvements to Boggy Creek and 417 Interchange

Coming Improvements to South Narcoossee Road off ramp from 417

Worked for the recently completed Boggy Creek & Simpson Road intersection improvements

Community

Supported partnership with our school board funding for Science, Technology, Engineering & Math Project, (STEM) specific education to advance 3rd grade and higher education.

Monthly community meetings throughout District 5, accessible to you the voters to provide updates, answer questions & concerns

Community Involvement:

Cornerstone Church Member
Silver Spurs Member
KVLS Member
Chairman of Boy Scout Golden Eagle Dinner
St. Cloud Hospital Board of Directors
Education Foundation Board Member

Community Driven Leadership

Vote November 8th, 2016

To Keep Fred Hawkins, Jr. County Commissioner District 5