Ron Delcamp announced his candidacy for the Town of Portland Highway Department Superintendent. He has been endorsed by the Republican, Conservative and Independent party lines.
Delcamp, a current town highway employee with over three decades of experience, entered the race to bring change and improvements to the Highway Department.
"As a taxpayer and an employee of the Town of Portland Highway Department for 31 years," Delcamp said. "I have seen the unnecessary spending of taxpayer money. We have endured spending that could have been avoided with adequate planning and foresight."
Delcamp stated, "If elected, I will seek viable solutions to our problems and I will change the way we do business in the Town of Portland Highway Department."
Delcamp, a lifetime resident of the town of Portland, lives on Thayer Road with his wife of 40 years, Barb. They have three children, Tara, Jason and Thomas. They also have seven grandchildren.
Upon graduating from Brocton Central School in 1971, Delcamp enlisted in the United States Marine Corps, attaining the rank of E-4. He served our country during the Vietnam War and earned the Vietnam Service Ribbon. His local memberships include the Tri-Church Parish, the John W. Dill American Legion Post 434, the Loyal Order of the Moose 118 and the CSEA Local 807 of Chautauqua County.