Bedford Councilman Brad Bough reflects on his first term

BEDFORD – Bedford City District 3 councilman reflected on the year and a half of his first term as councilman.

Brad Bough Bedford City Councilman District 3

Bough’s district encompasses the west side of the City of Bedford including a large amount of the business district which includes Walmart, Rural King, and many other businesses along the 16th Street corridor.

“I am pleased with many of the accomplishments that our city has been able to do over the last year and a half. These include adding safety crossings at the Bedford Middle School, and Hamilton Courts area. Protecting children has been one of my top priorities,” said Bough. “I am thankful, for Mayor Sam Craig’s efforts in getting a Baby Box installed at Bedford Fire Headquarters which gives women another option.”

The completion of the Hampton in is expected this fall

The construction of the Hampton Inn will be a major boost to the Bedford area for those who wish to visit Bedford.

Bough added, “I would love to see the other area business sectors continue to grow, the west side has been growing over the last several years and there is still room for that to continue.”

Bough says he always supports the local public safety agencies especially the Bedford Police Department who continues to remove drugs that endangers the community off the streets.

“Our Police Chief Terry Moore and his officers continue to do an excellent job of keeping our community safe,” said Bough. “Bedford Fire Department has a well-equipped fire department to handle any emergency that may arise with our city. I will make sure they have what they need to do their job,” said Bough.

One of Bough’s priorities is to establish a Veterans Hospital or Veterans Clinic within the City of Bedford.

Bedford City Councilman Brad Bough with Senator Mike Braun at a previous meeting discussing veterans healthcare.

Local veterans have to travel many miles to Indianapolis, Evansville, or Louisville, Kentucky to access medical care. Bough talked with both Senator Mike Braun and Senator Trey Hollingsworth about the issue.

Bough said he would like to see Ascension St. Vincent – Dunn Hospital to be a provider for medical care to veterans, either offering a clinic or hospital facility.

Finally, Bough states he will continue to work with other council members to make Bedford a wonderful place to live and address the concerns that come before the city council.

“We are always looking at ways to make improvements to make Bedford a better place to live, work, and play,” Baugh added.