Enzo Cantalamessa (Democrat)
|Running for||Warren Law Director - Democrat|
|Education||Graduate Warren JFK; B.A. John Carroll University J.D. Barry University College of Law|
|Employer||City of Warren|
Children: Enzo & Mia
|Family in office?||Mauro Cantalamessa: Brother; Trumbull County Commissioner|
Nunzio DiVieste: Parks and Streets Superintendent; City of Warren
Celestino DiVieste: Operator; City of Warren Operations Department
|Reasons for running||I am running because I see firsthand what waste has taken place in senseless outside attorneys fees. Several millions of Warren City tax payer dollars have been spent over the last 27 years that my opponent has held the position on outside lawyers and law firms. Rather than keeping as much legal work as possible in house, the City of Warren has contracted with lawyers and law firms from Cleveland, Columbus, and Cincinnati as a matter of routine instead of under only the most dire circumstances. |
Those millions of dollars could have been much better spend hiring police officers, fire fighters and paving our roads.
|Priorities||-Stop wasteful spending on outside attorneys and law firms|
-Aggressively handle code enforcement to preserve and rehabilitate our neighborhoods and stabilize property
-Work as a full time Law Director 12 months out of the year!
|Qualifications||-Current Director of Public Safety and Service; City of Warren|
-Litigation attorney for the last 16 years.
-Have litigated and/or tried misdemeanor, felony, civil and administrative cases throughout Ohio
-Uniquely positioned as current Director of Public Safety and Service to have firm command of municipal law
-High record of achievement in municipal government by bringing safety forces back up to adequate levels,
and alongside Mayor Franklin responsible for resurfacing over 20 million dollars of roads.
|Positions on the issues||Code enforcement must be taken much more seriously. Letting neighborhoods fall into disrepair has a devastating effect on safety and property values. I will make code enforcement a priority. |
The City of Warren has wasted several millions of dollars on outside attorneys fees and law firms for far too long. I will bring as much legal work as possible back in house, and if some case merits contracting with an outside firm, I will make sure it stays local.
|Offices Sought||Warren City Precinct Committeeman; 2018|
|Offices Held||Other than precinct committeeman, none.|