Colton T. Peterson

Council Seat #2


Candidate Answers



  1. WHY ARE YOU INTERESTED IN RUNNING FOR OFFICE FOR THE CITY OF POCATELLO?

    I’m interested in running for city council because I think it’s a great way to give back to the community, as well as great life experience. the whole experiance of running for the city council is a good lesson in the job market.

  2. IN YOUR OPINION, WHAT IS THE MAJOR ISSUE FACING POCATELLO?

    I think the major issue in pocatello is the crime and drug problem.

    (a)  HOW WOULD YOU ADDRESS THE ISSUE YOU JUST DESCRIBED?

    I would adress this issue by trying to find a larger budget for law enforcement.  Which includes hiring more officers per shift.  Funding for more equipment that the police need to better serve our community.  As well as non profit activities for youth and young adults thru fish and game as well as parks and recreation.

  3. IF ELECTED, WHAT WILL YOUR FIRST PRIORITY BE?

    My first priority will be to learn the role of city council and learn what the police are struggling with the most. And do my best to work with the city council and mayor to work for a change.

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