continued “I believe that I could contribute to the town’s ability to get businesses in the area so we could make for a better tax base for the residents of Colonie,” said Gomez.
He also said the board could use “diversity” and “a little more independent thinking.”
“I’m getting up there in age so I’d like to make sure the senior citizens in this area are well cared for,” said Gomez.
A native of Cuba, Gomez said he’s been active in the community since moving to the area in 1968 and raising his five daughters.
“I have received 41 awards for community and business related activities, which is significant,” said Gomez. “I believe I have a lot to contribute.”
Gomez said he has fundraisers planned for August.