Brooklyn Park City Council Ward W Candidate
Yelena S. Kurdyumova
Brooklyn Park City Council – W
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What are your qualifications for this office?
I know main city problems and ways to resolve them, having discussed them since 2014 with thousands of constituents. As small business owner I have skills necessary for successful work in city council. I do business planning, accounting, negotiate, sign contracts. I am professional interpreter, teacher, expert in multicultural diversity, university graduate with 2 Master’s degrees, member of American Translators Association, served in BP Human Rights Commission and on HC Human Resources Board.
What do you hope to accomplish in office?
To resolve main concerns of thousands of constituents with whom I met over last 7 years:
stop growth of taxes on homes and small businesses, tax big companies; attract new businesses; return trust to police through its reform and racial justice; reduce crime: stop flow of renters with bad criminal background into the city – enact new city rule obligating landlords to do renters’ background checks and submit them to the City along with lease agreements; improve control of city rules enforcement.