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November 4, 2022

Cape Coral Breeze Question of the Week: With election day approaching, what would you like to share with Cape voters?

Question: With election day approaching, what would you like to share with Cape voters? Tom's Response: Thank you for engaging in this process and informing yourselves on the issues we…
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November 1, 2022

Tom Shadrach Candidate Profile in Fort Myers-Cape Coral News Press

Candidate Profile: Fort Myers News Press Tom Shadrach RUNNING FOR: Mayor of Cape Coral POLITICAL PARTY: N/A AGE: 63 OCCUPATION: Retired Boeing defense manager, current owner of Rachman Industries based in Cape…
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October 28, 2022

Cape Coral Breeze Question of the Week: After Ian, what does the city need to do to pave the path to recovery?

Question: Hurricane Ian left Cape Coral with devastating damage and the challenges of a costly rebuild. What does the city need to do to pave the path to recovery? Tom's Response:…
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October 21, 2022

Tom’s Letter to the Editor: City of Cape Coral sets record spending on next year’s budget

City of Cape Coral sets record spending on next year’s budget By Staff | Oct 20, 2022 To the editor: (This was written before the Storm, but it is still…
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October 21, 2022

Cape Coral Breeze Question of the Week: What is your position on a cut, or pass through in the Northwest Spreader to allow boaters additional access to Charlotte Harbor?

Question: What is your position on a cut, or pass through, in the Northwest Spreader to allow boaters additional access to Charlotte Harbor? Tom's Response: I support a pass through…
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September 26, 2022

Cape Coral Breeze Question of the Week: With Florida’s Sunshine Laws precluding private discussions among elected board members, how would you work to build consensus on issues you bring forward or support?

Question: With Florida's Sunshine Laws precluding private discussions among elected board members, how would you work to build consensus on issues you bring forward or support? Tom's Response: The law allows…
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September 21, 2022

Northwest Cape Question: What specific action you would take on the dais that would benefit the members of the NWNA?

From the Northwest Cape Coral Neighborhood Association, Inc. What specific action you would take on the dais that would benefit the members of the NWNA? Tom's Response: Northwest Cape is the…
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September 16, 2022

Cape Coral Breeze Question of the Week: Cape Coral has identified numerous parcels it has designated as enclaves. Are you in favor or opposed to bringing these parcels within the city limits via involuntary annexation if the property owners are opposed?

Question: The city of Cape Coral has identified numerous parcels it has designated as enclaves. Are you in favor or opposed to bringing these parcels within the city limits via…
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September 9, 2022

Cape Coral Breeze Question of the Week: As an individual representative, how will you communicate with, and gather input from, Cape Coral residents, businesses and property owners?

Question: As an individual representative, how will you communicate with, and gather input from, Cape Coral residents, businesses and property owners? Tom's Response: As an elected official, I will use…
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September 2, 2022

Cape Coral Breeze Question of the Week: Are you a Yes or a No on the city of Cape Coral’s “Economic Development Ad Valorem Tax Exemption” referendum?

Question: Are you a Yes or a No on the city of Cape Coral's "Economic Development Ad Valorem Tax Exemption” referendum on the Nov. 8 ballot? Reasoning behind your position?…
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August 29, 2022

General Election Rundown of Candidates from Cape Coral Breeze

Below is the article recapping the information on the remaining candidates for Cape Coral mayor and council. Click Here to reach the full article. The 2022 municipal election for Cape…
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August 19, 2022

Cape Coral Breeze Question of the Week: What, if anything, should be cut from or added to the city of Cape Coral’s proposed budget?

Question: What, if anything, should be cut from or added to the city of Cape Coral's proposed budget? Tom's Response: Council has over-used consultants and contractors for studies and design…
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August 13, 2022

Breeze Question of the Week-Candidate Choice-How do you compare as a candidate in terms of experience and issues?

Question: How do you compare to your opponent on experience and issues? Tom's Response: I am not endorsed by politicians, special interest groups, and employee unions. I have no special…
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August 5, 2022

Breeze Question of the Week How should the city be planning and budgeting for growth in the north Cape

Question: In terms of amenities and infrastructure, how should the city be planning and budgeting for growth in the north Cape? Tom's Response: Safety is my first concern.  Making sure…
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July 29, 2022

Breeze Question of the Week City Taxes

Question: The city budget for fiscal year 2022-23 is pending. What is your view on city taxes — the millage rate, fire services assessment and the public services tax? Tom’s…
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July 22, 2022

Breeze Question of the Week Old Golf Course

Question: Should the city of Cape Coral continue to pursue purchase of the old golf course acreage? If so, for what purpose? Tom's Answer: The property surrounding the old golf…
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July 18, 2022

WINK News: Two man race to be the Mayor of Cape Coral

REPORTER: ZACH OLIVERI WRITER: PAUL DOLAN PUBLISHED: JULY 15, 2022 5:54 PM EDT UPDATED: JULY 18, 2022 1:51 PM EDT CAPE CORAL Two people are vying to be the Mayor of southwest Florida’s…
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July 17, 2022

Breeze Question of the Week Cape Coral Yacht Club Complex

Question: How would you summarize your position on the city's plans to upgrade the Cape Coral Yacht Club park complex? Tom's Answer:  The Yacht Club plan is an unmitigated failure.…
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July 17, 2022

Breeze Question of the Week-Why are you running and top three issues

Question: Why are you running? What are your top three issues? Tom's Answer: Why are you running? City Hall is wasting millions on projects that seem to never end. I…
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July 14, 2022

NEWS-PRESS: Mayoral Candidate Shadrach Promises To Get Rid of Cape Coral’s Red Tape

On November 8th, voters have the chance to elect Tom Shadrach as Cape Coral's next mayor. Today the News-Press released important coverage of the Cape Coral Mayor's Race. News-Press political…
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July 12, 2022

News-Press: Cape Coral mayor’s race-John Gunter, Thomas Shadrach vying for job

Cape Coral mayor's race: John Gunter, Thomas Shadrach vying for job Luis Zambrano Fort Myers News-Press Editor's note: This story has been updated to reflect that candidate Thomas Shadrach managed a…