Eterno calls Williams for Rockton Supervisor | out Illinois information
ROCKTON TOWNSHIP – Newcomer Angelo Eterno challenges incumbent Paul Williams to the position of Rockton Township Supervisor.
The 58-year-old Williams hopes to be elected for another term. He is serving as a supervisor in his third term. Before that, he worked as a trustee for a total of nine years.
“It’s a way of giving back to the people in the community,” he said. “We’re trying to move forward.”
Williams said he hopes to help the community restore the 203 W civic center. Main St. A new roof was added to the center last year and the exterior will be repaired this year.
“It needs to be updated and restored so that it is an economic hangout for the community,” he said.
Williams is a union electrician. He is married to Val and they have two grown sons. He completed the Northwestern Electrical Apprenticeship Program.
His opponent Angelo Eterno, 53, said he was running to make a difference, help people, hold employees accountable for their work, and have more financial control. He said the community should have a website and be more responsive.
“The church needs new blood and new ideas,” added Eterno.
He said he wanted to clean up and improve areas of the church.
Eterno has been a school bus driver in Harlem for 12 years.
“If I can lead a group of children, I can lead a group of office workers,” he said.
Before his current job, he worked in a factory. He graduated from West High School at Rockford. He and his wife, Ginger, have an adult daughter and an adult son, and they run an excavation business together.
“I’m not a political person, I just want to make a difference,” he said.