BREVARD COUNTY — As the Nov. 3 General Elections approach, it’s time to start thinking about who to cast your ballot for.
Below are the candidate profiles for those interested in filling the seats of your Satellite Beach Mayor
Steven L. Osmer, 57
Number of years as resident: 19 years
Occupation and company you work for: Sr. Operations Manager, ASRC Federal
Education: Columbia Southern University, Orange Beach, AL Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Project Management, Orange Beach, AL
Marital status: Married
Number of children: N/A
What makes you the best candidate for this seat?: “I am running for Mayor because I love Satellite Beach and I want to keep our small-town community way of life.
“I will work hard to balance good financial planning with continued city-run Police and Fire Departments, great recreational facilities, environmental preservation areas and sustainable growth.
“We must maintain our roads, infrastructure and facilities, while continuing to forge business partnerships and create revenue sources that lessen the impacts on our residents. I am a problem solver and I will dedicate the time necessary to find good solutions to ensure a viable and sustainable city for the future.”
Number of years as resident: Seven years
Occupation and company you work for: Army veteran
Marital status: Divorced
Number of children: Five children
What makes you the best candidate for this seat?: “Over the decades as we’ve grown and adapted to a changing world, we have always maintained our small town character and family-friendly atmosphere. Despite overcoming challenges from hurricanes to over-development and even coyotes, there are many pressing issues facing our town today.
“As Mayor I would like to help shape a vision for the future of this town which is inclusive, forward-looking and protects the things we all love most about our community. Our city has much to be proud of in its efforts to partner with local organizations, keep our streets safe, protect public beach access, and conserve the environment.”