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Jeanne Koneczny for 5th District Duluth City Council


Lifelong Western Duluthian Jeanne Koneczny announced her candidacy for 5th District Duluth City Council today. “I’m running because I am passionate about Duluth, and Western Duluth specifically.  My belief in our potential to thrive when we work together is absolute.  I have always said that if you want to make a difference, get out there and work for it, don’t sit back and just complain about things.  I want to be collaborative in finding solutions to improve our quality of life; better streets and infrastructure, reducing crime and drug problems and helping families achieve homeownership so they can stay in Duluth and put their talents to work here, not the Twin Cities”. 

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What We Are Fighting For:

My Platform
Budget
Responsible priority spending of tax dollars for the needs of Duluth first, wants are not a priority.  Raising additional taxes and fees are not solutions, enough is enough.
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Housing
We need new innovative housing development for people who are moving to Duluth, and those that want to move to larger or smaller housing options, therefore, will increase the tax base having much more housing available that is affordable to young people and young families.
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Public Safety
Support law enforcement, firefighters, and first responders work to support a policy regarding the opioid epidemic, encourage programs for communications with youth and have more police presence in western Duluth that also includes Bayview Heights.
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Economic Development
I will support economic development that provides good higher wages that will increase employment for Duluthians. Support young businesses so there is a positive attitude necessary for keeping business in Duluth. Businesses large and small create tax revenue to help pay for the needs of Duluth.  Western Duluth has the...
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Infrastucture
Support a maintenance schedule for repair of street potholes, Street renovations including water, gas and sewer utilities. 
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Vote for Jeanne!

Vote for Jeanne!

Please get out and vote for Jeanne on November 5th!

Campaign Updates

News from the campaign trail:
Help Jeanne Bring Change to the 5th District
Greetings! As you may have heard, I am running for the 5th District City Council seat, representing the Western part of Duluth. As a lifelong community activist, supporter, and...
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Her Heart is in Helping Western Duluth
Jeanne Koneczny running for city council District 5, She has my endorsment for this position. I have lived in my home in West Duluth since 2002. Jeanne, being a...
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My Choice for City Council
Jeanne Koneczny’s dedication to the District #5 neighborhoods of West Duluth, Fairmont, Norton Park, Riverside, Smithville, Morgan Park, Gary-New Duluth, Fond Du Lac & Bayview Heights makes her my...
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A Force for Good in Western Duluth
I rarely tout politics but this woman deserves recognition and support. I know firsthand how much she has been a force for good in the western area of Dluth...
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Creating a viable community

Creating a viable community

Jeanne understands what draws and sustains viability to a community, they are: a vibrant business community, affordable and solid housing, educational opportunities and a safe, clean and healthy environments that include parks, trails, and other recreational activities. Support Jeanne for 5th District City Council and a viable Western Duluth.