Simpson runs for highway chief

Sean Simpson, a fresh face in the town of Hannibal, is a candidate for the town highway superintendent.

Although he is a relatively new resident, he is confident he would have a positive impact as the new superintendent. Simpson said he is committed to meeting the roadway and travel needs of Hannibal’s residents.

Simpson grew up in Fulton. His qualifications began during his time in the city.

In Fulton, Simpson worked for the Police Department for several years. Additionally, he owned and operated a snowplowing business for 10 years.

He is extremely familiar with the treacherous weather conditions that plague Oswego County for much of the year, as well as their subsequent impact on the roadway conditions and the lives of residents.

Simpson also has worked in the construction business for 30 years and has been involved in all facets of the business, including roadwork.

He has worked in both union and non-union construction throughout his career.  For the past 18 years, Simpson has worked through the Laborers Locals 214 and 633 and has served as a union steward for the past 22 months.

This position has allowed him to understand the unique perspectives of both management and employees.

In addition, he has a class A license and a pesticide license. As an avid driver, Simpson said he has taken the time to drive all of Hannibal’s roads and has seen first-hand many needs for improvement.

He said he would work diligently to make Hannibal’s roadways safe and enjoyable to travel upon.

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