Lifelong Resident Announces Candidacy for Kendall County Board
Oct 28, 2015 03:38PM ● Published by Steven Jack
Matt Kellogg, a resident of rural Yorkville, this week announced his candidacy for Kendall County Board District 2.
District 2 encompasses most of Oswego and portions of Yorkville, Minooka, Joliet, Plainfield and Aurora. The election for three open District 2 seats will be held in November 2016.
Kellogg is chairman of the Kendall County Soil and Water Conservation District, a Trustee of Na Au Say Cemetery, a Board Member For Nabor House Cooperative at The University Of Illinois and is a member of the Illinois Ag Leadership Program. He also has served as a director for the Kendall County Fair.
"I am proud to live and run my business in Kendall County. I look forward to contributing new ideas and a fresh vision while serving on the board," Kellogg said.
Kellogg is a lifelong resident of Kendall County who said the board needs look ahead in its planning for the next 20 years. He also said it's imperative for local governments to operate with efficiency.
"Residents are tired of the government at all levels continually asking for more of their hard earned money. We need to be sure that the money is used efficiently and is used to improve our community," he said.
Kellogg is a sixth generation farmer. He lives in Na Au Say Township with his wife and three children.