Ad Spot

Goodwin seeks to serve District 3 on Madison City Council

MADISON – Brian Goodwin has entered the race to represent District 3 on Madison City Council.

“I want to hear from you regarding your vision, hopes, concerns and experiences as residents of Madison City, and I want to share with you why I deserve to earn the job of being your representative on Madison City Council,” Goodwin said.

Goodwin’s campaign platform holds three major components:

* Smart growth – “We need growth that includes adequate funding for our roads, infrastructure and personnel and … will not overly burden our nationally -ranked school system. By building the right plan — a smart plan where city leaders collaborate with educators, developers, businesses and residents — we can meet this goal together,” he said.

* Support Madison City Schools – “… truly the heart of our city. Our schools consistently rank in the top one to two percent of America’s best schools and are the crowning jewels that draw people to live, work and shop in Madison. It’s vital that we protect and support our schools by ensuring they are well-funded and not overcrowded,” Goodwin said.

* Transparency – “Residents deserve to be kept informed about issues regarding city government and to have their voices heard and valued by their City Council,” he said. “There aren’t ‘good’ issues and ‘bad’ issues — just facts, and all ‘facts are friendly’ (if) properly shared and discussed with stakeholders.”

A native of Luverne, Goodwin attended Troy University and Auburn University for a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. In 1994, he accepted a job with ADTRAN Inc., where he continues to work. He has always lived in District 3.

“Despite the phenomenal growth and change that has occurred in Madison during those 26 years, I don’t believe there has ever been a more exciting, or challenging, time than the development Madison will face in the coming years,” Goodwin said.

In 2005, Goodwin earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Alabama. Those skills helped at his job “but also helped show the importance of oversight, planning and integrity in all pursuits,” he said. He has used those skills as a former president of his homeowner association, church deacon and school volunteer.

He and wife Kris have been married for 16 years. Their children are Madelaine, a Bob Jones High School freshman, and Sam, a Horizon Elementary School fourth-grader.

James Clemens High School

Like to try a different sport? James Clemens Girls Lacrosse Team has openings

Madison

Rotary spearheads efforts in habitat for Monarch Butterfly Project

Madison

Heritage’s Chander, Nuzman, Gowder and Rajput shine at state science fair

Digital Version

Digital version of The Madison Record – May 12, 2021

Madison

Professional baseball returns to North Alabama, Trash Pandas fall 4-3 in home opener

Professional baseball returns to North Alabama, Trash Pandas fall 4-3 in home opener

Bob Jones High School

Joshua Lin, Nikhita Mudium named U.S. Presidential Scholars

Madison

Trash Pandas play home opener Tonight

Madison

Rocket City defeated 7-1 in Chattanooga

Business

Trash Pandas Underway

Harvest

Sergeant Major Bobby Lee completed several deployments to Middle East

Madison

Wild comeback leads Trash Pandas to first win

Madison

Emergency Water Outage – Highland Drive

Harvest

Moore performs in ‘Tinker Bell,’ works with models and Sparkman photographers

Madison

School board expected to vote on elementary rezoning plan tonight

Madison

Trash Pandas drop inaugural game 6-1 in Chattanooga

James Clemens High School

Chase Lynn’s work on Heritage Church campus secures his Eagle rank

Madison

Madison County Sheriff’s Office charges man for making school threats

Digital Version

Digital version of The Madison Record – May 5, 2021

Madison

New traffic signal at County Line Road and Old Highway 20 set for activation

Bob Jones High School

Bob Jones students gain perspective, win awards at HOSA conference

Madison

Trash Pandas season opener rained out

James Clemens High School

Gohlich restores refuge nature trail to earn Eagle rank in Boy Scouts

Bob Jones High School

Legere, Lott, Prater and Sullivan rank academically in Calhoun’s Top Ten

Madison

Madison City Schools hit with cybersecurity threat

x