( PR4US.com | Press Release | 2020-08-05 19:25:13 )
The community group ‘Petersburg Solution’ is interviewing Petersburg Ward 4 City Council candidate Marcus Squires this Thursday, August 6th at 8 pm on Facebook Live. Squires is a part of the One Petersburg City Council campaign slate to also include Marlow Jones, running for the Ward 2 seat and Patrick Ingram, running for Ward 6 which both have also been interviewed by Petersburg Solution.
Squires has been a Petersburg resident for 4 years and says he has made it his purpose to hold city officials accountable. He is a teacher in the city and serves on the Petersburg City Public Schools Staff Advisory Council seeking to correct the actions taken place by the city’s school system. He says he is “focusing on the school system, infrastructure, rundown homes, the old Ramada Inn, ensuring the landfill stays shut down, focusing on the resources and potential in [the] city, and correcting the billing and financial issues in city hall.”
The interview will be conducted by Petersburg Solution Founder, Montrey Howard and JaVonni Brustow, the Communications Director, Founder of Blacks in Petersburg and Petersburg GOP Secretary. Petersburg Solution recently unveiled its platform to include 1) direct election of the Mayor, 2) expanding public transit, 3) a renewed focus of the Parks and Recreation department, 4) history preservation and most importantly 5) helping shape a positive marketing campaign for the city.
Petersburg Solution is a platform created out of the need for more positive representation of the City of Petersburg along with concrete solutions to be offered. The mission is to encourage civic participation to grow the Cockade City economically to enhance the quality of life and to help provide a better portrayal of the city. After forming in March of 2019 with over a year of engaging with the community, Petersburg Solution has poised itself to be able to be a reputable community incubator for promoting sound policy to aid in making Petersburg a viable player in our regional economy.