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Candidate Profile: Eileen Althaus
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Village of Albany

There are three candidates running for three seats on the Albany village board. Virginia Detra, Peggy Boeck and Eileen Althaus are each incumbents.

Incumbent Kim Blumer is running unopposed for village president.

Position sought: Albany village trustee

Age: 77

City/town of residence: Albany

Family: Married, three grown children, seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren

Education: College

Occupation: Semi-retired. Work part-time in insurance agency - sales and service.

Previous elected positions held: Same for several years

What are the top issues facing this district/municipality and how would you work to resolve them?

Budget is of primary importance but we also need to maintain our streets and utilities as well as make the community a place that people want to move to and enjoy.

What are other key issues facing the district/municipality, and how would you work to resolve them?

Budget restrictions set by the state and cuts in aids paid for services required. We need to find ways to maintain what we have as well as upgrade services to provide what the residents want and expect.