Galt City Council candidates focus on public safety
- Ted Anderson at a glance
Birthplace: He was born in Payson, Utah.
Family: He is married to Diane, and has four
daughters and three sons. He has an identical twin who died about
two years ago from colon cancer. When his brother died, Anderson
got checked for the same cancer and found out he had it, too. He
credits his brother with saving his life.
Occupation: He has more than 35 years of
experience as a city manager in five different cities. He worked
for two cities in Utah and two cities in Colorado before taking
over the position in Galt about 11 years ago. He retired from the
city earlier this year.
Education: He received a master’s degree in
public administration with an emphasis in city management from
Brigham Young University.
Community activities and board memberships: He
said his main activities throughout the years have been serving as
He has lived in Galt ... for 11 years.
In the last two years, he has attended ...
thousands of meetings. He estimated he has only missed five or six
in 35 years.
Hobbies: He loves spending time with his family
in the outdoors, especially hunting, fishing and golfing.
What is a perfect day for Anderson? “My
philosophy is, you can only be down if you want to be down. I try
to make every experience a positive experience.”
Posted: Wednesday, October 20, 2010 12:00 am
Updated: 6:26 am, Wed Oct 20, 2010.
After more than 35 years working for city councils, Ted Anderson
wants to change viewpoints and see what it’s like to be an elected
Anderson is running for the Galt City Council and said his main
advantage over other candidates is his experience working as a city
manager. He retired earlier this year after 10 years as Galt’s city
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 12:00 am.
Updated: 6:26 am.