Promoting Fiscal Responsibility

Promoting Fiscal Responsibility

As a candidate for the office of county commissioner, I know that, if elected, one of the most significant responsibilities I will take on is having authority to approve the county’s annual budget. In undertaking that role, I am deeply committed to ensuring that...
John Padula on Responsible Growth

John Padula on Responsible Growth

In a previous post, I laid out some of the issues that are most affecting Kootenai County, and one of them is growth. As I noted, while I can sympathize with longtime residents who are displeased with the significant population growth we have experienced in the last...
John’s Key Values

John’s Key Values

Serving as a Kootenai County Commissioner would be a tremendous honor. I love this community where I grew up, and I am running because I believe I can represent the people who live and work here with integrity and honesty. I am running because I want this County to be...
Meet John Padula: A Servant To His Community

Meet John Padula: A Servant To His Community

John Padula is a candidate for Kootenai County Commissioner, and he asks for your vote this May to help advance county policies that serve its residents. If John’s name seems familiar to you, it may be because he unwillingly became a focus of local news in 2016....