Hudson seeking seat on county commission

Published 4:24 pm Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Ronnie Hudson has announced his intention to seek the District 4 seat on the Crenshaw County Commission.

Hudson said he is running on “a platform of fiscal responsibility, honesty and integrity.”

Hudson has owned his business, Cedar Hill Farms, for 40 years.

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He is a member of the Bullock Volunteer Fire Department. Hudson is coordinator of the Crenshaw County PALS and was appointed by Gov. Robert Bentley to the Governor’s Task Force for Litter Enforcement.

He served on the board of directors of South Central Development Association and is a member of the HWY 331 Improvement Committee.

Hudson is a director of Choctawhatchee, Pea and Yellow Rivers Watershed Management Authority, which ensures water resources are wisely developed, properly used, and enhanced for present and future generations.

Hudson was a member of the Crenshaw County Commission for eight years, one term of which was served as chairman.

“During the two terms that I served, Crenshaw County made great strides in improving our county departments while maintaining a low county debt,” said Hudson.

He contributes the successes seen in the county during his eight years to the cooperative working relationships of the commission members, the administrative staff and the county employees.

“I was especially proud of our financial stability,” he said

“Crenshaw County was upgraded to an AA bond rating, which placed us in the top 5 percent of the state as far as cash on hand and debt service.

Hudson said, If elected as the District 4 County Commissioner, his goals are:

  • To improve the county road system
  • To work closely with the sheriff’s department for the security of all citizens
  • To bring more retail business to the county
  • To seek new jobs to keep our young people here in the county
  • To work to make our existing businesses more profitable
  • To strengthen relationships with state and federal leaders.

Hudson and his wife, Mary Ann, have been married for 40 years.  Mary Ann is employed by Lurleen B Wallace Community College.  They have two children, Drew and Lacy, and four grandchildren.

“It was an honor and a privilege to serve the citizens of District 4 during my two terms,” Hudson said. “I respectfully ask for your support in the upcoming election in the June Republican primary.

“If elected, I will be accessible to all the citizens of District 4 and work diligently to make your voices heard on the county and state level.”