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Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke says he will seek a second term as Mayor. He made the announcement Sunday on his Facebook page, saying "I have never wavered on my passion and desire to serve the city I love." He talked about some of the highlights from 2014 like creating more than 1,000 new jobs and securing the IU medical school at the downtown location.
January 4, 2015
Statement From Mayor Lloyd Winnecke's Facebook Page
As another chapter in our city's history is now complete, it is important to take time to reflect as we begin a new year.
2014 was filled with positive progress for the city of Evansville.
Here are just a few of the highlights;
-Lowest Unemployment Rate in 5 years (5.2 percent)
-Spent $5M less than the budget approved by council
-Over 1,000 new jobs created + retained
-New Haier America Research & Development Center Landed
-Consecutive Clean Financial Audits
-Positive Bond Ratings Reaffirmed by Standard & Poor's and Moody's
-Retained the LST in its home port of Evansville
-Full Cloverleaf Interchange at US 41/Lloyd Expressway is underway
-Meth Labs have decreased by 50 percent
-Secured Medical School at downtown location
Even with progress, challenges still exist and I am committed to putting forth the time and effort to continuously improve our great city.
Therefore, it is my intention is to seek a second term as your Mayor. I have never wavered on my passion and desire to serve the city I love.
Happy New Year!
Source: The Office of Mayor Lloyd Winnecke