FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
William H. Marsh 609 347-5242
Atlantic City Council President
Postpones Run for
Atlantic City . . . Atlantic City Council President, William
‘Speedy’ Marsh announced today that he would postpone his effort to seek
election as the mayor of the city for one year.
Citing the many critical decisions that face Atlantic City and the tremendous
demand on his time that solving these issues will take, Council President Marsh
has decided to continue his work toward the solutions of these issues that
reflect the best interests of Atlantic City citizens and taxpayers.
“For the next year, I will focus my thoughts and my
energy to the guidance of the reevaluation process and its effects on Atlantic
City’s taxpaying citizens. I plan to take an active part in the decisions to
develop the Bader Field site and I remind you that the decision on the future of
Bader Field will be made by City Council. I will be able to serve
the citizens at this critcal time without the distraction of conducting an
election campaign. ” says Marsh.
President of City Council. I will work diligently to guide the city with honesty
as it continues on its journey toward economic growth. I promise to work for the
benefit of the city’s citizens as they seek to share in this economic growth and
find suitable careers and fair-market housing within the boundaries of this
Marsh reflected on the support from many areas of the Atlantic City community as
well as the recent endorsement by the Political Action Committee of UNITE HERE
Local 54, the hotel and restaurant employees union that counts more than
4,000 families who are citizens and voters in all six wards of Atlantic
“The time for me to serve Atlantic City
and its citizens is NOW, and my promise to you the citizens is that I will
continue to serve, honestly and to the best of my ability, as President of
Atlantic City Council. And be assured, I promise to work in a cooperative manner
with the city’s temporary mayor,” added Marsh.