John Cartier - District 8
Delaware Running Club's Best Foot Forward Program
Take Back Claymont
National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives
Decorating of the Claymont Christmas Weed
Celebrating the Town Of Bellefonte's Birthday
10th Anniversary of the Arden Craft Shop Museum
Presenting a Council Resolution to the Finance Department for Receiving an Award.
Decorating the Claymont Christmas Weed
Communicating with the Media
Police Unity Tour
Communicating to the Media
On the Council Floor
Claymont Holiday Parade
Councilman Cartier presenting a grant to the Edgemoor Revitalization Cooperative Resource House
Councilman John Cartier spoke at the groundbreaking for the new Eagle Run Credit Union in Claymont.
Councilman John Cartier honored the Friends of Rockwood Museum with a Council Resolution.
Councilman John Cartier helping to decorate the traditional Christmas Weed in Claymont.
Councilman John Cartier participated in the 2012 Claymont Xmas Parade.
Councilman John Cartier joined other members of Council in presenting a Council Resolution to Sgt. Karen Messner.
Claymont Library Opening October 2013
John has lived in Delaware since 1971. He attended St. Mark's High School and received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Delaware in 1983. His wife is Dr. Lindsey Slater, a physician with Nephrology Associates. They live in the Holly Oak community in Eastern Brandywine Hundred.
County Council Committee Leadership
- Co-Chair of Special Services (Buildings/Public Works/Parks) 2004 – 2008
- Co-Chair of Community Services 2008 - 2010
- Co-Chair of Finance/Administration 2010 - present
I. Land Use
- Promote redevelopment of blighted, underutilized and vacant properties – greyfields and brownfields.
- Promote sustainable communities with pedestrian friendly compact design and an integrated use of office and residential that is ready for mass transit.
- Advocate aggressive spending to rebuild the County’s sewer infrastructure to protect the environment and public health and to create the sewer capacity opportunity for economic growth.
III. County Finances
- Promote responsible and open management of government finances so as to ensure a fiscally sustainable County, public transparency, and continue to provide necessary services at a modest cost.
- Protect the County’s AAA bond rating ensuring the lowest borrowings costs to the public.
IV. Public Safety
- Promote the return of proactive community policing through the use of targeted patrols of troubled communities throughout the County.
- Promote the development of Public Safety Assessments Districts and the enhancement proactive community policing.
V. County Governance
- Promote open, cooperative, competent and respectful county governance to serve the public.
Civic & Community Affiliations
John's civic and community affiliations include:
- Arden Club
- Claymont Lions Club
- Claymont Historical Society
- Sellers Senior Center
- National Trust for Historic Preservation
- Sons of the American Legion
- Friends of the Claymont Library.