Name: John V. Miller
City of residence: Collinsville
Family status: married, two daughters, seven grandchildren
Education: Not provided
Occupation: U.S. Air Force and Vietnam Veteran, retired Collinsville Firefighter
Political party: Not provided
Office sought: Collinsville mayor
Campaign Facebook: Not provided
Campaign e-mail: Not provided
Previously held offices: 10 years City Council experience with seven and a half years as mayor
What qualifies you for this position?
“Serve on STARRS (St. Louis Area Regional Response System) Board of Directors, Past President, Director Emeritus; East West Gateway Council of Governments, Board of Directors; Southwestern Illinois Council of Mayors, President.”
What is the top issue in your race, and how would you address it?
“• Continue to keep the city moving in a positive direction, by completing the on- going projects that are currently underway. (Collins House Park, Streetscape program, Water Plant replacement, infrastructure improvements, beneficial economic development).
• Maintain the current level of staffing in our public safety departments (both fire and police
• Continue a working relationship between City and Unit 10
• Work toward citizen satisfaction concerning the municipal government.
• Continue to work on Regional issues with State and Federal legislators.”