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Meet Attleboro City Council Candidate: Jeremy Denlea

Jeremy Denlea is running for Attleboro City Council, Ward 5.

Name: Jeremy Denlea

Seat: Attleboro Municipal Council, Ward 5

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Colorado College; Juris Doctor degree at the Boston University School of Law. 

Offerings: Jeremy Denlea, candidate for Attleboro City Council Ward 5, said he wants to offer the City of Attleboro and Ward 5 three main things: new energy, new ideas and transparency. 

Denlea,26, says he might have a young face, but it comes with a lot of energy, according to the candidate who is running against Jerry Chase and Howard Levine. 

"I am passionate about the issues that affect the Ward 5 community," Denlea said. "I am not bogged down in the "good old boys (and girls)" style of governance."

The candidate said he is open to ideas from others and is willing to work with anyone to help better the City of Attleboro. 

Most of all, Denlea said he'd like to see more transparency at every level of Attleboro government. "Lack of transparency and dissemination of information has been a continued problem," he said referring to his offer to make his own my financial records open to the public at any time.

In fact, he said he is going beyond what is expected of him in the coming election, which is to turn in his financial information eight days prior to the election. 

"Any genuinely concerned citizen can go to my website and request my campaign's financial information," he said.

Budgetary and fiscal matters are equally important, according to Denlea. "I promise to look at City spending as equal to spending my neighbors money," he said. "If I wouldn't utilize (my or) my neighbor's money for something, it is likely inappropriate for the City to do so."

DAN DEVINE September 06, 2011 at 07:10 PM
GOOD LUCK JEREMY! ~ WISH WE HAD YOU IN WARD ONE.
Bill Donlevy September 06, 2011 at 10:11 PM
It has been a privilege for the Donlevy family to work on Jeremy's campaign. I admire and respect Jeremy as an individual, and I am proud to call him my friend. His passion and concern for all the people of Ward 5, together with his knowledge and ability to get things done, will provide Ward 5 with excellent representation on the Attleboro City Council.
Elsie September 07, 2011 at 01:49 AM
I wish Jeremy much luck. I have heard many wonderful things about him and find his eagerness coupled with his desire to do what is best for the city refreshing. His enthusiasm will be a great addition ot the City Council.
J Martin September 08, 2011 at 09:25 PM
I too agree with the comments above. Jeremy would be a positive change to the City Council. I think his energy and honesty should be applauded. I hope the Ward 5 voters elect him on November 8.
nancy robinson September 10, 2011 at 03:14 AM
Jeremy Denlea is making a commitment to the City of Attleboro and to his constituents in Ward 5. His caring about this community shows in all he does and he will get things done. Please get out and vote for Jeremy! I am proud to call him a friend, and although I cannot vote for him as I am not a Ward 5 resident I will support Jeremy any way I can. Good Luck Jeremy, you are an asset to the City of Attleboro!!!

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