Retired Fire Chief Norm Davis is running for City Council.
Norm Davis will run for W-B City Council
WILKES-BARRE – Retired city firefighter Norm Davis has announced his candidacy for City Council in District A as a Democrat.
Davis retired from the Wilkes-Barre Fire Department after 36 years of service as an assistant fire chief. A graduate of GAR High School and the paralegal program at Penn State University, he attended fire science classes at Luzerne County Community College. Davis also served in the UAA.S. Marine Corps before his appointment to the city fire department.
Davis is married to the former Barbara Fritzges and they have two sons, Edmund and Jason, and four grandchildren.
Davis said he feels that service is the answer to keeping the city strong. He said strong municipal services will attract people to live in the city. He said police, fire public works and code enforcement services are expected and must be provided.
“Residents must feel safe and secure,” Davis said. “I feel the downtown is very important to our city, however our neighborhoods are the heart and that’s where we need to concentrate.”
Davis said he has seen a lot of for sale signs in front of city properties and he said that needs to change.
“We have to treat our neighborhoods better,” Davis said. “Let’s begin with the residents.”
I have known Norm for many years and can say, He is someone who is a LEADER. Someone who will stand up for what is right. He is an intelligent, thoughtful man who leads by example.
Hmmm, it's been a long time since this city has had a true leader.
Good luck Norm, anything I can do to help let me know.
Dan Emplit WBFD