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Muegge candidate for commissioner

Muegge Muegge Jeff Muegge is a candidate for Milam County commissioner, Precinct 4 in the March 2 Democratic Primary. His statement of candidacy follows:

Jeffrey D. Muegge of Thorndale has filed with the Democratic Party as a candidate for Milam County Commissioner Pct. 4.

Muegge is a lifelong resident of Milam County, having lived and worked in Thorndale all his life.

He is a 1984 graduate of Thorndale High School, where he participated in sports and was an active member of the local FFA.

Muegge also ranches and raises cattle in the Thorndale area.

He has been a member of the Thorndale Volunteer Fire Department for 20 years and has served on the finance committee. He has been a lifelong member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and is a member of the Thorndale Co-Op.

He is a supporter of the local FFA and 4-H youth of the area.

Mueg ge bega n work ing at Milam County Pct. 4 in August, 1984. This 25-plus years of service with Pct. 4 has afforded him the exposure needed to develop an in-depth comprehensive understanding of the various responsibilities of the office of county commissioner and the commissioners court.

The office of county commissioner requires hands-on service delivery as well as policy-making decisions. These include understanding the annual budget for the precinct as well as maintaining the many miles of county roads, plus bridges.

Muegge’s 25-years-plus of service have given him experience in the construction, maintenance and improvement of the county roads and bridges of Pct. 4.

He has developed extensive knowledge of the equipment needed to do these jobs, the maintenance required for this equipment and the materials needed to maintain the roads and bridges.

Muegge is familiar with, and understands what is needed, to maintain and improve the roads for the people of this precinct.

He has held the position of foreman of Pct. 4 since 1998. This position has given him exposure to the annual budget for this precinct. His duties as foreman have allowed him to apply his leadership abilities in the day-to-day supervision of planning, scheduling, organizing and implementation of construction and maintenance projects for Pct. 4.

Milam County Pct. 4 needs strong leadership that brings with it the knowledge and understanding needed to handle all job duties of the office of commissioner.

Jeff Muegge has the knowledge, abilities and desire to do the job of Milam County Commissioner Pct. 4.

He is asking for your support and vote in the upcoming election so that he can continue to serve the people of Milam County as the next commissioner of Pct. 4.


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