Bill DeSteph is the candidate who never forgets who he represents on Virginia Beach City Council-the Citizens.
Ever since he was first elected, Bill DeSteph has fought tirelessly for a more responsive, ethical and fiscally responsible
municipal government that represents and works for all citizens, not just a select few.
On issues such as taxation, Bill DeSteph has fought for reasonable tax rates and government living within its means.
On the "light rail" issue, Bill DeSteph supports a public referendum because if the project is ever undertaken, it is the
taxpayers that would bear the cost-as well as any cost overruns incurred.
In fact, on just about every issue you will find Bill DeSteph on the same side as the people who work every day and pay thier
taxes, making the same common-sense decisions that most everyday people would make in regard to their own household budget.
Support the candidate for City Council that supports the taxpayers-vote Bill DeSteph.
This is going to be a tough campaign and Bill DeSteph needs your help. Talk to your friends, neighbors and co-workers and point out these
important facts about Councilman Bill DeSteph:
Retired USN Active and Reserve - Enlisted and Officer
Transformed 20 person small business to a 600 person company with over $200 Million in Revenues
Sold that company and have succeeded in creating and living the American Dream
Today, Bill DeSteph fosters a group of small businesses to help them achieve their American Dream
Bill DeSteph has fostered and helped expand businesses in Virginia Beach for the past 4 years and will continue to do it over the next four years.
Bill DeSteph knows the right priorities for Virginia Beach and will continue to:
Keep our Citizens safe and secure by always supporting public safety
Bill DeSteph will continue to fight to lower taxes and reduce our debt
Bill DeSteph will continue to support job creation projects like the expansion of the medical facilities in the Princess Anne corridor, Life net, The hospital, Operation Smile relocation and expansion
Bill DeSteph will continue to work with the military to keep them here in Virginia Beach, using his experience as a retired Naval Officer. We have had great expansion on little creek, Fort Story and Dam Neck.
Bill DeSteph will continue to work to ensure Virginia Beach becomes an energy capital of the East Coast
For the last 4 years, Bill DeSteph has discussed how the four areas of expansion in our area need to include the:
Military which is 45% of our city's Gross Domestic Product
and our small businesses
Bill DeSteph works to create jobs and has worked diligently to ensure once we get those jobs to the area that we get them filled
Bill DeSteph is on the radio twice a week on two different stations with job openings from our local businesses
He has filled a lot of positions and we have a lot more to fill
If you have any openings in your business please send Bill DeSteph an e-mail and we will have those positions put out on the airways free of charge
Taxation is a necessary evil in any form of government, but Bill DeSteph works to:
Remain the Leading advocated for responsible spending of your local tax dollars; Bill DeSteph knows how to control expenses, limit spending and keep taxes low
Be the best steward of taxpayer dollars possible-just as he was elected to do
assure that every city department and agency demonstrates good stewardship of taxpayer funds
make everyone understand that we fund our government through the collection of taxes. Those taxes are paid for by our Citizens and our Businesses, not the government.
Has been the leading proponent of phasing out the BPOL (Business/Professional/Occupational Licenses)over the next five years.
Who Supports Bill DeSteph
Animal lovers support Bill DeSteph, because he has been the strongest advocate
on City Council for a new,
adoption-friendly animal shelter for Virginia Beach.