A lawyer and a retired firefighter will compete Tuesday in a runoff to resolve the last of four open commission seats.
In the March 12 election, in District IV, Cory Kravit, an attorney, finished slightly ahead of Joe Casello, a retired fire lieutenant and electrical contractor, but neither received the 35 percent needed to win outright.
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Term: Until March 2014. Salary: $22,257 annually
Personal: Age 61.Married, one daughter. Education: Graduate, Quinsigamond Community College.
Professional: Retired fire lieutenant. Retired electrical contractor.
Political: Unsuccessful bid for Worcester, Mass., city council, 2009.
Issues: “It’s time to tell the business community Boynton Beach’s open again.” Supports City Manager Lori LaVerriere but would have approved a lower raise. Not preferring or endorsing other candidates. Says police need a new headquarters.
Personal: Age 32. Married, one daughter. Education: Graduate: University of Florida, Stetson University Law School.
Political: First attempt at elected office. Member, city planning and development board.
Issues: “The city needs stability, stability, stability, stability.” Says city has been run “like a circus.” Not supporting other candidates. Would rather see more appointees on CRA board. Probably will support megachurch opening a campus at Boynton Beach Mall.