March 29, 2011 7:00PM
Office sought: Alsip-Merrionette Park Public Library District Trustee
Name: Kevin Pickar
Address: 11235 S. Avon, Alsip, IL 60803
Date of birth: 4-21-58
Education: Bachelor Degree in Fire Service Management from southern Il University
Occupation, employer: Fire fighter/Paramedic, Deputy Fire Chief
Please list all sources of income: Village of Alsip, Oak Lawn Bible Church, Rental property
Spouse, spouse’s employer: Liz. Oak Lawn bible Church
Children, age of children, children’s employer (if applicable): 3 girls age 23, 21, and 17
Please list any relatives, including in-laws, who are employed by a government agency at the federal, state or local levels. What are their job titles and with what agency are they employed? NA
What other elected offices have you sought? What year? 2005- Library trustee
Have you ever been arrested or charged with a crime? If so, for what? What was the disposition? NA
Do you have any criminal convictions on your record? If so, for what? What was your sentence? NA
Political (elected or significant appointment) experience: Library Trustee for six years, Planning and zoning board.
In your view, what are the two most important issues facing your constituents? How would you address those issues? Taxes- use the tax dollars as efficiently as possible.
Please explain something significant you would like to accomplish within the next two years if you are elected to the office to which you aspire. Complete the expansion and remodeling of the current library.
Please explain how you believe the office you’re seeking can help in creating local jobs.
We hire many people to ensure the public has good service.
Do you believe the current way Illinois pays for education is working? If so, why? If not, why not? What would you change?
Would you make any changes to the budget of the governing unit to which you are seeking elected office? If so, what? Not currently
Are there any other issues you want to bring to the public’s attention? If so, what?