Friday, September 14, 2012
Tremere has lived in Hennepin County for 42 years and is an active community volunteer.
Salutation: Mr. First name: Blair Middle name/initial: Last name: Tremere Date of birth: August 24, 1946 Place of residence: Golden Valley, MN If you attended college where did you go, what degrees did you get and when did you graduate? University of South Dakota, B.A., 1968 If you got a master’s degree, what in and where did you get it? When did you graduate for that? Political science/public administration, University of South Dakota, 1971 If you served in the military what rank, when were you discharged? Captain, 1977 Employers and job titles: City of Brooklyn Center, Assistant Manager, Director of Planning and Inspections; City of Plymouth, Community Development Director; City of Prior Lake, Community Development Director, …
Monday, October 24, 2011
Blair Tremere is looking to cut costs in tough economic times.
Editor's Note: Patch is profiling each of the candidates for the Golden Valley City Council in alphabetical order. Last week Wednesday we profiled Joanie Clausen, on Thursday we looked at Mike Freiberg, and on Friday we profiled Greg Keivit. When Blair Tremere moved to Golden Valley in 1977, he was a recent transplant to Minnesota and had lived in Brooklyn Center and worked in Plymouth. The South Dakota native moved to the state with his wife after college to and was soon training as an officer in the Army’s Transportation Corps. He has since made a career in public administration. He's worked in local, municipal government for nearly 30 years and has worked for five years as a committee administrator for Minnesota’s House Republican …
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
The field widens on the last day candidates could file for Golden Valley offices.
On Nov. 8, three people will vie for mayor and four for two City Council positions. On the last day candidates could file for Golden Valley offices, one mayoral candidate and one council candidate stepped forward. Jeffrey A. Beck filed to run for mayor Tuesday. He ran against Mayor Linda Loomis in 2007. Loomis filed for re-election last week. Shep Harris filed for mayor on Aug. 2. Also on Tuesday, Greg Keivit filed to run for City Council. He will face current Councilman Mike Freiberg, Blair Tremere and Kristen Turbenson. Current City Councilman Bob Shaffer has said he will not run for a third term. Golden Valley Patch will run profiles on each candidate as the election nears.
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
He says eight years is 'a good amount of time' and it's someone else's turn.
Today is the last day candidates can file for Golden Valley City Council and mayor. Longtime City Councilman Bob Shaffer says his name will not be on the Nov. 8 ballot. "I decided not to run for many reasons, but one of my beliefs is that each citizen should be responsible for the city; meaning that each of us has the responsibility to the city in a way that works for them," Shaffer said recently. "I felt eight years on the council is a good amount of time." He has served on city groups or boards for about 20 years. He started on a task force in 1991, moved to the Board of Zoning Appeals for 5.5 years and then sat on the city's Planning Commission before joining the council. He was elected to the City Council in 2003. In his time on the …