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On the Ballot: Howie Airriess, City Council

Councilman looks to serve a second four-year term on City Council.

On the Ballot: Howie Airriess, City Council

Age: 63

Occupation: Former business owner, involved in the trucking and steel industry for 39 years

Family: Married to Glenda; has five adult children, eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren

Community Activities: , Fourth of July committee, Clawson Eagles, American Legion, chairman of

What makes Clawson a great community? "The people, volunteers, our great police and fire department."

What are the biggest challenges facing Clawson? "Our sinking housing market, economy, our failing infrastructure, sewers and water lines. Our city budget, which has been cut drastically."

What solutions do you support? Looking for grant money, keeping our city costs down, looking for the economy to pick up so people will start spending more in our community.

Why are you running for re-election? "For the love of my city and its residents."

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