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Q & A with John Thompson

10/27/2015 04:02PM ● By Steven Hoffman

Q: How long have you lived in Oxford Borough?

A: Eight years

Q: How long have you served on Oxford Borough Council?

A: Four years

Q: During your time on borough council, how have you helped make a difference for residents?

A: I worked with all of the members of council to not raise taxes last year. We got 5th Street repaved and kept it under budget. I have also built relationships with residents and listen to their concerns.

Q: Can you tell us about your professional background?

A: I am an HVAC contractor. My daily duties entail managing five people and a large HVAC service area in Chester County.

Q: What other qualifications, professional experiences, or service to the community should voters know about?

A: I am a Navy veteran, I served four years. I am a survivor of the USS Cole bombing that took place in 2000. I serve as the treasurer for the American Legion post 535 Roy W. Gibson and The Lancaster County Young Marines. I also serve on the Planning Commission and OMI board.

Q: What would be some of your priorities if you were re-elected to Oxford Borough Council?

A: My priorities would be keeping taxes low, working on our new goals developed in the Revitalization Plan, getting more of our streets repaved and working to build up our downtown.

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