RE-ELECT KEVIN BURKART
TO PRIOR LAKE CITY COUNCIL
Burkart, a former CPA, successful entrepreneur, and philanthropic leader is known as a budget hawk and an idea person.
He is concerned about growth in government outpacing growth in family budgets.
He believes in proposing innovative, measureable ideas of how to more efficiently allocate public resources.
His tenants for government operations are straightforward:
Good public policy is simple, equitable & easy to administer.
I have earned our community's vote for a second term.
I will continue to move Prior Lake forward leveraging my decades of leadership, business, governmental and philanthropic know-how.
A PRIOR LAKE ORIGINAL
Kevin's family has called Prior Lake home since 1975.
He and his wife Laura are both proud graduates of Prior Lake's K-12 public education system. They graduated from State Universities, he from St. Cloud (Accounting) and she from Winona (Marketing).
FOUR YEARS OF EARNING YOUR CONFIDENCE
PUTTING MY EXPERIENCE TO WORK FOR YOU
Burkart has served one four-year term on the
Prior Lake City Council from 2016 to 2020.
He is seeking your support for another four-year term.
During his tenure Burkart has represented our community in the transit and transportation segments.
Vice Chair of the Minnesota Valley Transit Authority, previously Treasurer.
Chair of the Highway 169 Corridor Coalition receiving wide praise for reinvigorating and adding to the Coalition's membership.
Vice Chair of the Scott County Unified Transit Management Task Force.
He's served two years on the Traffic Safety Advisory Committee and the Special Assessment Committee.
He has served three years on the Scott County Mobility Management Board.
He has filled Prior Lake's voting seat on the Suburban Transit Association in St. Paul.
Diligent representation of our community with the legislature in St. Paul. Testified numerous times in support of making the Unelected Met Council an elected body; his message being "no taxation without representation"
Taken on the Builders Association of the Twin Cities (now Housing First Minnesota) lobbying against their push to socialize infrastructure development costs over our entire community
Highway 13/County Highway 21 Roundabout Reconstruction Project
Saved taxpayers $300k+ guiding staff towards technology driven phone system for City Hall
Leads legislative efforts against special interests that are trying to shift costs of growth to existing residents.
Actively involved Board Officer of the Minnesota Valley Transit Authority representing needs of Prior Lake residents.