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Swenson announces run for Duluth City Council District 4

Swenson. Submitted

Tara Swenson is excited to announce her run for District 4 Duluth City Council.

“I look forward to bringing new leadership and ideas to Duluth, supporting the people in my district and serving the citizens of this great city,” said Swenson.

Tara has over 12 years of leadership experience in various industries including insurance, healthcare, engineering, retail and volunteer work. She currently serves on the Duluth Charter Commission and is on the Board of Directors for FUSE with the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce. She currently works for Holden Insurance Agency.

Tara is looking forward to supporting economic growth, ensuring we are providing core services for our citizens focusing on our streets, utilities, parks, expanding housing options at all levels, and helping ensure public safety for everyone.

Swenson is committed to supporting public safety, and will ensure adequate training, resources and staffing levels are maintained to keep our community safe.

“Everyone that lives in or visits Duluth should feel safe. It is critical that our first responders including police, fire and EMS should be well-trained and supported by our community.”

Focus Areas:

· Public Safety- protect all citizens, organizations, and communities

· Streets- ensure more support for snow removal and fixing pot holes

· Parks/Community Spaces-- updating and providing fun safe activities and spaces for our kids/families to gather

· Jobs- support initiatives that bring new good paying jobs to Duluth

· Budget – review and share it with citizens; where is our money going

Tara Swenson is an authentic leader committed to our community.

Tara Swenson lives in the Piedmont neighborhood in Duluth. She has two children ages 3 and 5 and her husband is a union worker in the construction industry.

Tara will hold a formal announcement at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, May 5, 2023, in district 4 at

Warrior Brewing Company, 2711 W. Superior Street, Suite 204, Duluth MN 55806, and would like to invite the media, citizens, and friends to join her. – Press release