Bloomington Alderman Steven Purcell says he is running for Township Supervisor. The job currently carries a salary of $87,000 a year, which includes directorship of the John M. Scott Health Resources center. Current Supervisor Joe Gibson recently announced he is retiring at the end of his term next spring. Purcell is running in the 2013 election. The office duties include preparing the township budget, and administering the general assistance welfare program, a cemetery, and the assessor's office. Purcell says he wants to use his two terms of experience as an Alderman to focus on Township services. Purcell also worked at Mitsubishi for 23 years.
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