Mayor O’Connell Endorses Dooner

Mayor O’Connell Endorses Dooner

Taunton, MA… Today Kelly Dooner, candidate for Taunton City Council, proudly announced that Mayor Shaunna O’Connell has endorsed her candidacy. “We have worked hard over the past year to move Taunton forward. It is important to me that we have leaders who want to work for the greater good of the people. Kelly Dooner shares that same vision. Which is why I am proud to endorse her candidacy,” said Mayor O’Connell.Mayor O’Connell was sworn into office in January of 2020. With less than 100 days in office, our city was hit with the pandemic. Despite the new challenges, O’Connell was able to work with the City Council to implement many reforms. “Mayor O’Connell has done an outstanding job for the people of Taunton. I am thrilled and honored to have her endorsement,” said Dooner. “On the Council, I will follow in her footsteps to make positive changes that will move our city forward.”Like O’Connell, Dooner supports funding a new public safety building and giving our police the tools they need to do their job.“I am going to raise a family here. It is imperative that our children and seniors are safe in our neighborhoods,” added Dooner. Dooner has received several major endorsements for her City Council race including Rosemary Heath and City Council President Chris Coute. Dooner’s platform includes:

⬥︎Reviving the local economy and helping grow local jobs;
⬥︎Strengthening public safety;
⬥︎Keeping Taunton affordable;
⬥︎Helping seniors and veterans; and
⬥︎Transparency, the people come first.

Dooner Pledges Office Hours

Dooner Pledges Office Hours

Taunton, MA…Today Kelly Dooner, candidate for City Council, announced that she will hold regular office hours once elected to the City Council.

“As the next member of the Taunton City Council, I want to be accessible and available to receive as much public input as possible. Which is why I will hold regular office hours,” said Dooner.

Dooner wants Taunton residents to be able to speak freely about their concerns. She believes that people need more than the 3 minutes provided in the open comment section of each City Council meeting. Office hours will allow people direct access to discuss in length any issue they are having within Taunton.

“Like Mayor O’Connell, I will be a hands-on City Councilor. I will be the voice of the people on the City Council,” added Dooner.

Dooner will hold her office hours in the evenings so people can speak with her after work. She will hold them in multiple locations to make it easy for people to attend.

Dooner is endorsed and supported by Mayor Shaunna O’Connell and City Council President Chris Coute.

Dooner’s platform includes:

✓ Reviving the local economy and helping grow local jobs;
✓ Strengthening public safety;
✓ Keeping Taunton affordable;
✓ Helping seniors and veterans; and
✓ Transparency, the people come first.