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Candidate Profile: Lee Montgomery
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Argyle School Board

There are five candidates, Keith Ritschard, Loren Bruehlman, Peter Herman, Stanton Bigelow and Lee Montgomery, running for four spots on the Argyle school board. Ritschard, Bruehlman, Montgomery and Bigelow are incumbents.

Position sought: Argyle school board

Age: 55

City/town of residence: Rural Argyle, address in Wiota Township

Family: Married to Tammy, two married children, six grandchildren

Education: Graduated from Argyle High School

Occupation: Farming

Previous elected positions held: Previously elected to the Argyle school board for six years, serving as board president for one year.

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

Funding is always an issue. I am currently a member of the finance committee and we are working closely with our administration to plan the best direction for our future.

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

Our retiring debt is a very important issue we are facing. We have improvements and repairs we need to make to our building so we can continue to enhance our educational programs.