Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Press-Tribune: Caldwell Council Chooses Biggers To Take Open Seat

Posted By on Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 9:36 AM

The second time was the charm for Terrence Biggers in his effort to be seated on the Caldwell City Council.

This morning's Idaho Press-Tribune reports that the council approved the 55-year-old Biggers Monday night to take the open seat of David Clark, who resigned in January to move to Texas.

The Press-Tribune reports that Biggers is a retired Air Force pilot and moved to Idaho in 2004. He currently owns the Treasure Valley Notary. Biggers had previously thrown his hat into the ring for an earlier open-seat opportunity.

Biggers was one of two finalists for the job, along with 29-year-old Carlos Soriano, a former intern for Boise Mayor Dave Bieter.

“As a business owner, I understand the downturn, and businesses are struggling,” Biggers said Monday, according to the Press-Tribune. “In turn, that doesn’t help the government, and in turn, that doesn’t help the city. … If we can improve the business environment here, it will raise the tax base.”

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