Wally Macchiarella - Candidate for Council at Large, Town of Burns Harbor
Hello my name is Walter (Wally) Macchiarella I am running for town council. I have been a resident of Burns Harbor for twenty-two years with my beautiful wife Terresa and our three children Michael, Megan, and Andrew.
I served in the Army for six years and was honorably discharged in 1988. I am currently employed at Republic Services and have been a driver there for twenty- nine years. I am also a member of the Teamsters Union Local 142. My hobbies include flying, bowling, cooking, and traveling.
I have served our community in a number of ways. I joined the Burns Harbor Fire Department in July 1992 and served as a Firefighter, Lieutenant, Captain, and also as a Battalion Chief and currently hold the rank of Engineer. I served on the Burns Harbor Park board from 2002 to 2009. I currently am serving on the Burns Harbor BZA and have been since April of 2017.
I am looking forward to meeting, and serving each and every one of you, and also interested in hearing every residents concerns, wants, and needs for our town. I am committing myself to increasing all levels of town services at no additional cost to the town residents through any available grants that would allow me to do so.