Chip Wilson

Key Facts

Party Nonpartisan
Status Incumbent

Background

Chip Wilson has served in the U.S. Air Force and worked at the Boeing facility in Mesa as an electronic repair technician and certified electronic test equipment for 17 years [1]. Wilson spent nine years on the city council, followed by four years as vice mayor of Apache Junction. He was elected Apache Junction Mayor in 2020. Currently, Wilson serves on the board of the East Valley Back Country Horsemen [2].

Key Issues

Infrastructure

Wilson supports working with the city’s Public Works and Parks & Recreation to design a new sign to be placed close to some of the highly used trails and install signage and a crossing on State Highway 88. He wants to place paint stripping on the road to identify the crossings [4]. Wilson supports managing growth to ensure infrastructure such as roads, tech corridors, etc. are in place [2].

Housing

Wilson supports increased housing and developments such as Superstition Vistas. Recently, Wilson annexed four square miles of land south of the city for the development of new homes [2]. 

Economy

Wilson wants to ensure that the growth in the southern end of the City is properly managed and pays for itself [1].

Community

Wilson supports maintaining the City’s historic heritage [3] and increasing safety precautions for the equine community [4].  

Endorsements

No endorsements could be found.

Sources

1 Daily Independent
2 MAG
3 Newsbreak
4 Facebook