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Candidate Spotlight: Adam Hankins – Trion Council Race

Adam Hankins is seeking the office of Councilman of the Town of Trion. Hankins is running for Trion Town Council Seat Number Five.

Adam Hankins is seeking the office of Councilman of the Town of Trion. Hankins is running for Trion Town Council Seat Number Five.

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What are some of the features/qualities that make Trion great and led you to call the city ‘home’?

Safe,small town Georgia. Great place to raise a family. Trion PreK-12. Could not ask for a better school.. Two graduated Bulldogs and a Lady Bulldog fifth grader! Thanks TCS!


What do you believe are the biggest issues facing the Trion? How do you plan to address them?

Infrastructure and unoccupied houses.


If elected, what three steps would you take to put Trion on a firmer financial footing?

Seek out more commerce.


If you received a $1 million grant to use for the town in any way you wanted, what would you do with it and why?

Infrastructure. Flooding…


How do you plan to involve residents in the decision making process in Trion? b) How can the town be more transparent?

Encourage involvement through social media and recreation events.


Do you plan to stay involved in Trion activities if you lose this race?



Why do you feel like you’re the best candidate for the job?

I’m hard working, smart and prepared for tasks at hand.


Should local governments be able to exercise eminent domain powers for the purpose of private projects like redevelopment? Why or why not?

No. Fifth Amendment.


What do you plan to do to make Trion a better place to live?

Common sense policy and budgeting with all Trion residents in mind.




I believe any notices required by state law should be publicly posted and made available on the city/county websites in the most accessible way possible.

___X___Agree         _______Disagree


Cities, counties, and school boards should post their financial statements, budgets, credit card statements, and check registers online for public review.

______Agree         ___X____Disagree


All local political subdivisions calling a bond election should disclose in the proposition language on the ballot, the total cost of the bond (including principal and projected interest) and any impact on local taxes as a result of the bond.

___X___Agree         _______Disagree


Local governments should not use tax dollars to pay fees or dues to third party organizations and/or lobbying groups.

______Agree         _______Disagree Some third party organizations are necessary.

Please feel free to include any additional biographical information below. (Family information, history in Trion, employment, etc)

Any social media accounts/contact information you’d like the public to have if voters would like to reach out to you:

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