04/12/19 – 7:31 P.M.
The First Friday Republican Luncheon featured the candidates for Findlay’s Council-At-Large and Mayor seats. Newcomer Matthias Leguire said he is running to bring transparency to Findlay City Council.
Current Councilman-at-Large Tom Shindledecker said that being on council means working with others.
Fellow Councilman-at-large Grant Russel agreed,adding that this leads to results such as Findlay earning the number 1 micropolitan spot in the U.S.
The final Councilman-at-Large, Jeff Wobser, said that with Findlay getting a new mayor, you want to make sure that council can work with them, whoever it is.
Mayoral candidates Brian Robertson, Holly Frische, and Christina Muryn talked about a varietyof issues. Frische serves as a Findlay City Councilwoman. She said that she would like to see an increase in police and fire personnel.
Robertson talked about getting a new jail without raising taxes and his experience as a Hancock County Commissioner.
Muryn, who is serving as mayor currently, said the next mayor needs to be someone who can work well with others, regardless of whether or not they agree.
The candidates all talked about other issues as well including; legislation, the opioid epidemic, and flood mitigation. You can watch the full video from our Facebook page below.