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A Record of Accomplishment and a Vision for the Future

Restored Financial Responsibility

  • Balanced the budget
  • Ended deficit spending
  • Utilized accepted accounting practices
    • Winning numerous awards for accounting and budgeting.
  • Reduced over $30 million in debt
  • Decreased operating costs, including salaries
  • Ended dozens of lawsuits that were costing taxpayers millions
  • Improved bond rating and saved over $1.7 million in debt service

Neighborhood Focused                                                                                        

  • Reduced crime EVERY year for four years
  • Village wide street resurfacing, sidewalk and curb repair
  • Solved numerous longstanding flooding problems
  • New stormwater detention at Veteran’s Park
  • Cost share program on overhead sewers
  • New streetlight program
  • NO Bensenville Water Rate Increase

Business Friendly – Again                                                                                             

  • Attracted over 154 new businesses
  • Repaired dangerous infrastructure in North Business Park
  • Discontinued water surcharge
  •  Turned vacancy rates around
    • 2009  Industrial vacancy rate 16.9% — 2012 12.2%  Bensenville lowest in O’Hare sub region
  • Updated our codes
  • Lowered the cost of permits and streamlined process

 

Revitalized Neighborhoods – Renovated  Business Parks – Stabilized Finances – Lowered Crime 

WHO DO YOU WANT TO LEAD?

Frank Soto and the Changed Bensenville Party

 

Join Us To Continue The Change!