Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Candidate Profile: Bill Wilson for Board of Assessment Appeals (R)

The below information is a part of the Eye's Elections 2011 series to provide information to voting citizens and does not represent any endorsement by the Middletown Eye or any of its authors.

Bill Wilson has been devoted to public service in the City of Middletown for most of his adult life. He became an assement appeals commissioner in 2009 and is seeking your vote to continue that role. Wilson became a Cable Advisory Board member in 1995 and continues in that position today. He was appointed to the Middletown Personnel Appeals Board in 1995 and served there through 1999. He was also elected to the Middletown Planing and Zoning Commission and served as a commissioner for four years, from 2001 to 2005.

As a self-employed web site designer, Wilson understands the needs of small business as property tax payers as is committed to making sure that tax appeals are handled professionally and fairly.

Wilson is an active member of the Middletown community. You may have seen him on cable television as the host of the Variety Hour, a call in show where he askes the public to share their views. He was born and raised in Middletown and attended Middletown public schools, graduating from Woodrow Wilson High School before going on to attend the University of Connecticut.

Wilson is involved with MANNA worldwide. He works with teens to assist them with the difficult issues surrounding drugs and alcohol abuse and has been a member of Fellowship Baptist Church for 30 years.

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