Mayors Teach Seminar on How to Best Run a Community
Webb, Genea L, Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Jack Kobistek ran for mayor of Carnegie because he felt he could help his borough become a better place for residents, employees and visitors.
"I threw my hat into the ring because I think my town has strong, untapped potential," said Kobistek, a resident of Carnegie for 17 years and a former member of its planning commission. "I ran as an independent, and I didn't have anyone to rely on, and I didn't have any background in politics."
When he took office in January, he was left to figure out what his duties were.
"When I took office, I had to declare two states of emergency due to the snowstorms we had in February and the flooding that occurred from …
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