November elections are just around the corner and there are nine candidates vying for Wilmington City Council seats. encore reached out to each candidate to learn more about their reasons for running and their stance on local issues from short-term rentals and economic development, to public health and environmental preservation.
Meet Perry Fisher, candidate for Wilmington City Council.
encore (e): If you could give Wilmington City Council a letter grade for performance, what would it be and why?
Perry Fisher (PF): B.
Safety is the first priority of government; of neighborhoods, of people. Our police and fire budget consume nearly half the operating budget, and they are doing their jobs honorably. Without safety there can be no growth. Our economic vitality is okay. But like most cities, Wilmington looks for new business. Without growth, quality of life issues wait for