Attorney and Gulf war vet Dennis Meyers latest candidate to get into Tampa City Council race in District 4

Meyers served in the Naval Reserves and earned a Letter of Recommendation from his commanding officer in Operation Desert Storm in the 1991 Gulf War.  He currently practices civil litigation at the Tampa law firm of Barr, Murman & Tonelli.

The crowded District 4 race in South Tampa now has 5 candidates in the running: Joe Citro, Harry Cohen , Tony DeSisto and Julie Jenkins.

Although the announcements aren't as plentiful as say, a few weeks ago, there are still more people announcing their maiden candidacies for elected office in next March's Tampa City Council races.

On Wednesday it was Tampa attorney Dennis Meyers who became the latest citizen to announce his candidacy for the South Tampa district four seat.

In a press release, Meyers announced,

"We need a City Council that listens to the needs of small businesses and will act as a partner in spurring job growth and making our city a magnet for high paying, quality jobs.  We need a City Council that upholds the American values of tolerance, diversity and pluralism, and refuses to pit one group against another in the name of partisan politics.  We need a City Council that respects the contributions of our first responders and law enforcement officers and makes fighting crime a top priority by embracing a 'livability agenda.'  And we need a City Council that understands the challenge of growth and transportation in a manner that protects our environment respects the rights of taxpayers and meets the needs of our residents, businesses and communities."

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