12 Total Quotes

Tom Leighton Quotes

The City of Wilkes-Barre is moving forward in the right direction, ... Extensive, well-thought-out projects like the Waller Street replacement will prepare the city for its future.
Tom Leighton
#Direction

That was a very sophisticated attack; the nature of it was novel,
Tom Leighton
#Nature

With the additional pedestrian traffic we are projecting downtown and the additional retail stores, we want to guarantee safety,
Tom Leighton
#Safety

It's very interesting to see what the security cameras can do and how long of a range they have,
Tom Leighton
#Security

I hate to travel, but it has to be done. These are not fun trips. These are trips we prepare for weeks, ... On all these trips, we came back with some really great results.
Tom Leighton
#Fun

These trips had a large impact on the future of the City of Wilkes-Barre and where we are going on the financial side, ... The city was in financial distress. I'm very proud that we paid all our bills and our vendors.
Tom Leighton
#Future

Everyone is open for consideration, ... I think we are going to look at people who would do a commendable job and honor the wishes of our residents. I know the administration will act quickly and council will do the same.
Tom Leighton
#People

This is a very important project for the southern end of town, ... Most of the people here are familiar with the problems here with the bridges.
Tom Leighton
#People

We're confident we can get a rate that works in the 2006 budget,
Tom Leighton
#Budget

It's frustrating, ... I believe the majority of the people understand why we've had to make cuts and make changes. We're struggling to keep our heads above water and it remains an uphill battle.
Tom Leighton
#Majority

Taxes are our main revenue, ... We have to rebuild the city by attracting working class families. To do that we need good jobs and affordable housing in a clean, safe city.
Tom Leighton
#Class

People go out to the vigil for their own individual reasons, but primarily it's to pay our respects and share our grief collectively.
Tom Leighton
#People