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Richard Anderson

Think Tank Update

Recently Joe Longoria, Harley Petit and I had a meeting and identified the first three members of the group: Doug Dickmeyer, Cere Tabbert and Pat Farrell.  We plan a follow-up meeting to discuss the basic mission, framework, structure, policies and roles of the...

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Airport Lease Review

The Kingman City Council reviewed summary cost and qualifications of three Legal Firms to review the Kingman-Kingman Airport Authority lease for potential legal challenges to the existing contract. Whereas the current contract has proven to be one-sided, there has to...

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Sewer Rates

During the Kingman City Council meeting Tuesday, October 4, 2016, . The discussion was whether the reduction be applied to residential, commercial or both? The second piece was should it be a flat amount per month or based on consumption. The item not addressed, that...

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Marketing Kingman

Kingman is blessed with having a transportation infrastructure (interstate, rail, air) and destination status (US Route 66) to accommodate a reasonably low taxing structure.  The challenge is to sufficiently leverage these assets to generate revenues to finance city...

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Kingman on the Move

                 Richard Anderson: 2010-2016 Council Member/Mayor Experienced Fiscal Conservative: Paid off long term debt (bonds) - increased General Fund balance $ 5.1M 2014-2016 Sued US Federal Government - won Airport Dross Settlement ($ 30-50M: detect, remove)...

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Kingman Youth

I have lived in several communities that have seen a substantial number of their youth move away because of a lack of opportunity in their community. Some of the better initiatives to offset this that I have personally seen are Joint Technical Education Development...

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Financial Qualifications

I am a Financial Manager by profession. Previous financial positions are Senior Financial Analyst of the Industrial Base and Financial Manager of the Army Supply System at the Pentagon, I was responsible for $17B annual sales and $200B inventory and over $1T in assets...

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