CANDIDATE PROFILES - Milan Mayor

Robert C. Bickley Age: 72
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 25, 2010

Robert C. Bickley

Age: 72

Family: Widower; daughter Martha; son Dave; granddaughter Olivia

Address: 58 Edison Dr.

Occupation: retired as master builder in masonry, project expert

Education: graduate of Milan High School, Bowling Green Firelands courses, license in real estate

Previous Public Service: more than 12 years on Village Council, 28 years as Milan Mayor; served as president of Ohio Mayor's Assoc., chairman of OMEA, chairman of Erie Co. Republican Party; certified Mayor's Court

Why did you decide to run: I know what has to be done to comply with all of the laws that Columbus and Washington require local government to comply with.

What do you see as the top three concerns facing your constituents:

1) Continue to keep Milan's water, wastewater, electrical, street, police and Mayor's Court departments running

2) Maintain good personnel and certified people

Annie Downing is also running for Milan mayor, but did not return a questionnaire.