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Mayor Pete Buttigieg files for re-election

By WNDU News January 20, 2015 at 6:59 p.m. To watch video clips from WNDU, click here.  SOUTH BEND, Ind.--- South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg filed paperwork on Tuesday morning to seek a second term as South Bend's mayor. Buttigieg was first elected in November 2011 after securin…...

January 20, 2015

Mayors on the Rise: Pete Buttigieg

As part of Up-and-Coming Mayors series, meet the hometown hero that serves his community and his country simultaneously. NationSwell.com; Appears in Advancing National Service By Thomas Shomaker Most of us can’t take a seven-month leave of absence from work, but most of us don’…...

January 13, 2015

HBR: What Business Can Learn from Government

    By Lawrence Greenspun and Rick Wartzman Harvard Business Review January 12, 2015 In 1989, Peter Drucker wrote an article for Harvard Business Review titled “What Business Can Learn from Nonprofits.” As the story goes, the concept was s…...

January 12, 2015

Message from Pete

Our hometown has made tremendous progress. We’ve announced almost 2,000 jobs created in our City and tens of millions of dollars in new business investment.

 

We are more than halfway toward our goal of fixing or removing 1,000 vacant houses to strengthen our neighborhoods, and our downtown is more active than we’ve seen in decades.

 

Public safety has continued to improve, and our finances remain among the strongest in the state. Our use of technology has been transformed, and the new 311 system has simplified city services on everything from water bills to trash pickup.

 

It’s been a productive and fulfilling term, but there is much more work to do. As our city celebrates its 150thanniversary, we have only begun to unlock the potential of our community. What we do now will set the tone for the half-century to come.


South Bend is back. Now it’s time to make sure our neighborhoods, our economy, and our administration keep heading in the right direction.

 

– Mayor Pete