Mayor Jim Brainard today filed his official declaration of candidacy for re-election as mayor of Carmel in the upcoming Republican Primary. Brainard, who was first elected mayor in 1995, filed this afternoon at the Hamilton County Clerk’s office.
“I am looking forward to the campaign ahead. As a result of our focus on strong fiscal management, most of our homeowners are paying less in residential property taxes today than they paid in 1995. We are meeting our promises to the new areas of our city, and many of the city’s major projects such as the Keystone Parkway and the Center for the Performing Arts are nearly complete,” said the mayor.