Friday, March 23, 2012
Jan Adams and Paulette Carr are seeking a seat on the University City City Council.
University City voters have a lot to decide on Tuesday, April 3, when they head to the polls. For the city council, there are contested races in Wards 1 and 2. In Ward 3, Arthur Sharpe Jr. is running unopposed for reelection. Patch asked each candidate to answer a series of questions to introduce themselves to voters. Here are the candidates for Ward 2. Incumbent Lynn Ricci did not seek reelection.
Carr faces Jan Adams in the Ward 2 election on Tuesday, April 3.
University City Patch asked each municipal candidate to fill out an election questionnaire based on our questions and those submitted by readers. Each candidate was given the same questions. Here is Paulette Carr, candidate for Ward Two, in her own words. Professional Background Civic Service What do you like about U City? I like the diversity and cultural richness of the city, and the vitality this provides for city residents. In addition, the unique Loop is a big asset to our city. I like the tradition of open debate in city government, though we have gotten away from that in recent years. The fact that people from so many backgrounds are able to live and work together in one city is something we should be proud of. If you could change …
Adams faces Paulette Carr for the Ward 2 seat in the April 3 election.
University City Patch asked each municipal candidate to fill out an election questionnaire based on our questions and those submitted by readers. Each candidate was given the same questions. Here is Jan Adams, candidate for Ward Two, in her own words. Professional Background Over 30 years of legal and legislative experience advocating for consumer rights and prosecuting fraud as a former Missouri Assistant Attorney General. Civic Service What do you like about U City? If you could change one thing, what would be? I would change our political discussions to focus on positive and creative problem solving. Identify the top three challenges U City is facing at this time? How would you characterize U City’s economic climate and what plans do …
Friday, March 9, 2012
A candidate forum was held Wednesday at University City Library.
The University Park subdivision hosted a Ward 2 candidate forum Wednesday, March 7, at the University City Library. The format of the event was moderated Q and A with Ward 2 candidates Jan Adams and Paulette Carr. Repps Hudson served as moderator. University City Patch filmed the opening statements of each candidate. Look for a story later today with more information on each candidate's stance on issues.
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Event will be held at the Heman Park Community Center.
4:20 p.m. Update: The location for the event has been changed to the Heman Park Community Center. The second candidate forum in as many nights will be held tonight at Centennial Commons. The Partridge Heights Neighborhood Association is hosting the forum, which will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 8. Ward 2 candidates Paulette Carr and Jan Adams are scheduled to attend.
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Jan Adams is a former Missouri assistant attorney general who prosecuted fraud. Before that, she was in private practice. She retired from law in 2010.
Jan Adams believes that she can use her legal and legislative experience to serve University City. That's why she is running for city council in Ward 2, according to a news release. "I am a dedicated public servant, an advocate for consumer protection and a team player," Adams said in the release. Adams is a former Missouri assistant attorney general who prosecuted fraud. Before that, she was in private practice. Adams served University City as a member of its Civil Service Board for three years. "I provided diligent oversight of our employee costs, which constitute 80 percent of our budget, before the reorganization that has occurred over the past year," Adams said. Adams is a founding member of U City Participate, which meets every …