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Dear Friends and Neighbors,
It is an honor for me to serve the citizens of City of Mishawaka as our City’s 21st Mayor and I am very excited and humbled to serve my fellow citizens, many of you family, friends and neighbors.
Welcome to our City’s Website. I believe that you will find that we have the best, brightest, and most dedicated employees at the City of Mishawaka serving our citizens, that you will find anywhere. I have always been so proud of our employees for the outstanding work that they do and am now excited to work with them as my new role as Mayor. Together, we will continue to deliver the very best City services that our residents have enjoyed and relied on for decades.
I have served the citizens of Mishawaka for the past 12 years as the 2nd District Councilman. As councilman, I had a chance to work closely with Mayor Beutter and Mayor Rea. Mishawaka has been blessed with great leadership and vision. That vision for Mishawaka includes the great work of Mayor Bob and Mayor Jeff and I plan to continue our City’s strong economic growth, sound fiscal responsibility, efficient city services and to promote clean and safe neighborhoods. Both Mayors have served the citizens well and both have left the City far better off than they found her. Both have made a tremendous impact on my life and I can’t thank them enough.
My only motivation is to improve and pass down to my kids and future generations what has been given to us. My wife Jaimi and I have 4 children, 2 girls and 2 boys. Jaimi and I both grew up here in Mishawaka and are proud to raise our children here. I have five generations that have called Mishawaka home. I have deep roots here and a strong commitment to my hometown.
To me, this is quite simply the honor of my lifetime to serve you as Mayor and I look forward to meeting you. If you have questions or want to talk to me feel free to call my office anytime.
Thank you for your continued support, prayers and trust. I promise that it will not be misplaced.
-Mayor Dave Wood
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