Vote for Kate
Compassionate Sustainable Solutions

Campaign Priorities

My campaign focuses on three domains that support community health and wellness: sustainable management of our natural resources; public health services that support our most vulnerable populations; and community connectivity through safe transportation, trails, and routes. To learn more about what this means for Monroe County, click on the links below.

Addiction Resources

Supporting public health services for those affected by addiction.

Community Connectivity

Connecting people with safe, accessible routes to the places they need to be, via public transportation, sidewalks, and trail systems.

Sustainability

Ensuring that our natural resources – our lakes and forests – are managed for both economic and environmental sustainability.

Why vote for me?

Community-Based Decision-Making

I believe in listening to community members and using a balance of community input and facts in decision making

Project Management

I have four years of project management experience in a grant-funded agency

Budget Experience

I work with a team to manage budgets which have totaled over $200K during my tenure

Government Experience

I regularly work with partners in federal, state, and local government to successfully complete projects

Research

I have an investigative mindset and I am passionate about analyzing the facts that matter

Relevant Experience

Commission Experience

Currently serve on the Monroe County Environmental Commission

Conservation

Worked directly with private landowners on conservation and land management issues through State Extension

Volunteering

Volunteered for many years at area schools working with recycling programs, library support, outdoor classroom planning, and supporting teachers and students in the classroom

Strategic Planning

Co-managed the 2014 Monroe County Health Department Strategic Planning project

Program Development

Extensive experience in program development and evaluation leading to intended outcomes

Our Team

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Kate Wiltz for Monroe County Council
Kate Wiltz for Monroe County Council

“There are no magic bullets or one-size-fits-all answers. The best options are found in better governance, putting biodiversity concerns into the heart of farming and energy policies, the application of scientific knowledge and technology, and increased awareness and behavioral changes. The evidence shows that we...

Kate Wiltz for Monroe County Council
Kate Wiltz for Monroe County Council

If you own a business in the area, please consider completing this survey being conducted by IU SPEA students for the Friends Of Lake Monroe.

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Kate Wiltz for Monroe County Council
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The European Parliament just voted to enact a sweeping ban on single-use plastics - the scourge of the seas - by 2021 by a whopping majority.

Kate Wiltz for Monroe County Council
Kate Wiltz for Monroe County Council

Tonight, I attended the Plan Commission's meeting where they discussed draft sections of the County Development Ordinance. There's a lot to flesh out and I will be looking forward to more information. It all confirms something I have thought for a long time: there may...

Kate Wiltz for Monroe County Council
Kate Wiltz for Monroe County Council

I'm delighted to read this article, as it gives me hope that our federal government can still function in a productive way. Not only will many public lands be expanded or protected, a key component of this legislation funds the LWCF (Land and Water Conservation...

Kate Wiltz for Monroe County Council
Kate Wiltz for Monroe County Council

The function and services of county government depend on tax dollars. It's a zero sum game that can have devastating effects on county residents.
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/06/business/economy/retailers-property-tax-dark-stores.html

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