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Letter: Councilor Cole endorses Bleyenberg for commission seat
Minnehaha County sets the bar for strong leadership when it comes to public safety, economic growth and a people-first focus. But a community like this is no accident- it’s the result of purposeful actions by thoughtful leaders who are willing to put in the work to move our county forward. To keep our communities strong, I’m asking to you vote Jen Bleyenberg for Minnehaha County Commission.
Jen is the kind of leader we deserve on the county commission. She and her husband Verlyn, a police officer for the city of Sioux Falls, have raised their family in Minnehaha County. While raising her family, she made time to serve on the Wall Lake City Township, working hard to improve the lives of people within her community. Now, she is turning her focus to improving all of Minnehaha County. As a mom, I know that raising a family is no simple task—it requires patience, compassion, and focus. These are all qualities that Jen exemplifies, and I look forward to seeing her use them to make Minnehaha County the best it can be.
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Jen has big ideas and is ready with policy initiatives that will truly benefit Minnehaha County. She’s ready to work to keep our communities safe, support law enforcement, budget responsibly, and strive for safer county highways. Most importantly, she has the honesty, integrity, and commitment to hear the needs of our communities, and the work ethic to get the job done.
On Nov. 8, let’s make sure that Minnehaha County keeps setting the bar for South Dakota. If you’re ready for an honest, hardworking leader, vote Jen Bleyenberg for Minnehaha County Commission this November.
Cole is an at-large member of the Sioux Falls City Council.