BPT Q&A: Benton Mayor

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Stacey Tinsley | Bossier Press-Tribune

The Bossier Press-Tribune asked each candidate the same three questions concerning the upcoming general election on Nov. 3. 

All candidates were contacted via the information from the Louisiana Secretary of State and given a deadline for response. Those responses appeared in this week’s and last week’s editions of the Bossier Press-Tribune and are available online at bossierpress.com.

Mayor Town of Benton

S.G. Horton

What your priorities will be for our area if elected?

Infrastructure needs and upgrades to accommodate growth, streets, sewer water, drainage

Economic Development on our recently annexed areas and development of the existing industrial park

Improve property standards controls.

Continue the improvement of our sports complex and city park

Maintaining the charm of our town

Why are you running for Mayor Town of Benton

I want to continue the work and progress that the city council and I have achieved during the last 4 years

Why should someone vote for you?

Because of the passion and dedication I have for the Town of Benton and its citizens. I work very hard to address constituents concerns and needs and am very accessible. My love for this town is what drives me and if I can make a difference and improve the quality of life for our citizens then I am happy.

Kenneth “Ken” Shiflett

Did not submit answers prior to deadline.