I'm excited to announce that I've decided to run for city council. You can read my press release below.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
ROEMERMAN ANNOUNCES CANDIDACY FOR CITY COUNCIL
Promises New Age of Civility, Trust at City Hall
Tulsa, OK – June 29, 2011 – Tulsa resident and republican, Steven Roemerman, today officially announced his candidacy for Tulsa City Council District 7, the seat currently held by John Eagleton, who earlier declared he was vacating the seat.
“I love Tulsa and deeply feel the needs of the people,” says Roemerman. “My goal is to help forge a future for Tulsa that my children and their children will be proud of. Guided by my strong conservative principles, I will work with the Mayor and the rest of the Council to do the people’s work at City Hall.”
Asked about his top priorities as councilor, Roemerman says he wants to reduce the size of the budget by creating new efficiencies that reduce waste, enact fair zoning laws that foster economic growth, invest more in technology, and create a balanced budget that better meets the needs of the citizens. But, above all, he says, he hopes to usher in a new age of civility when it comes to working with the Mayor to enable the city to prosper.
“I believe elected officials must be able to work together regardless of personal feelings,” says Roemerman. “If I'm elected to office, that is what you can expect from me—a willingness to work with others and build trust in our city’s leadership. I pledge to be honest and open, relentless in my pursuit of growth and prosperity for Tulsa, and firm in my conservative values and principles.”
A resident of Tulsa since 1998, Roemerman is a graduate of Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri where he studied Computer Science and Biblical Studies. He is currently a Sr. Programmer at Avis Budget Group. He has been married for 13 years to his wife Stacey and has three children. The Roemermans live in Hampton South neighborhood in Tulsa and are members of Carbondale Assembly of God.
“There’s nothing more personally important to me than helping Tulsa grow and providing a place of opportunity for the next generation,” says Roemerman. “I know I can do a great job for our city and will work hard every day to make our city’s future one that we all can be proud of.”
Roemerman currently has a seat on Tulsa's Sales Tax Overview Committee, where he reviews and reports upon the expenditures of Tulsa's third penny sale tax and bond programs. He has been an active follower of The City Council, frequently attending meetings and speaking before the council both as a member of the STOC and as a concerned citizen. For more information about Roemerman or his campaign, go to www.steven4tulsa.com.