Adam Baumstarck of Linton has announced that he is a candidate for Mayor of Linton, and his name will be on the City Ballot in the November 2 Mayoral Recall Election."I am running for Mayor because I want to work hard for the community that has been so good to me all of my life," Baumstarck said.Baumstarck
believes the Office of Mayor should be a position of public service, not public employment.
"If people entrust me with the job, the first thing on my agenda will be to request that the City Council lower the wages of the Mayor from the current $500 per month to the previous $300 per month," Baumstarck
believes the City needs a Mayor who will properly supervise City employees and who will make sure that citizens are treated fairly and with respect.
"We need to unite Linton
so that the community can work together for progress while preserving our quality of life," Baumstarck
is retired from a career in the insurance business.He has owned a business in Linton since 1968, and he has a college degree in business.Prior to his business career, Baumstarck was a school teacher.He is a member of the Linton Knights of Columbus, the Linton Foresters, the Linton Senior Citizens and the Linton Country Club.He
wife, Cecelia, have been volunteer managers of the Emmons County Food Pantry for the past seven years, and they are active in St. Anthony's Catholic Church
Baumstark is president of the North Dakota Square & Round Dance Club, Inc.
, and he
will be in charge of the April 2-5, 2005, state convention that will be held in Linton