City of Plainwell: Roger Keeney
The City of Plainwell has three four-year terms available. Incumbents Richard Brooks, Brad Keeler and Roger D. Keeney are joined on the ballot by challengers Jeffery Lyons and Chris Slinkman.
Candidates were each asked what they thought of the city leadership’s decisions and how they would address the city’s budget.
Keeney is a lifelong member of the area and a 12-year resident of the city. He has three grown children and five grandchildren. He is a master electrician and is the electrical foreman for Otsego Paper Company. He is a Plainwell High School graduate and attended the University of Michigan.
“I think residents of Plainwell should vote for me because I am an honest person who cares for the City of Plainwell and want it to succeed.
“I am very pleased with the job the leadership of Plainwell has done to make Plainwell the best town in my opinion in which to reside and for their care for the well being of the city. Our city manager, Erik Wilson, and our treasurer, Brian Kelly, have done a good job of managing our city budget.
“In conclusion, I have the best interest of the City of Plainwell in my job as city council member and would like to be re-elected. Thank you.”