David M. Moore was elected mayor of Greenhills in Nov. 2013. (Photos courtesy of D. Moore)
GREENHILLS, Ohio - How well do you know the top man or woman of your town? Our Wednesday feature introduces you to the people charged with keeping Tri-State municipalities ticking.
This week, we travel to Greenhills, where the mayor offers personal tours and there's a tie to the infamous 'Naked Cowboy" of New York's Times Square.
GREENHILLS, Ohio - How well do you know the top man or woman in your community? Our Wednesday feature introduces you to the people charged with keeping Tri-State municipalities ticking.
Population: 3,600 approx. Founded: 1938 County: Hamilton Claim to Fame: Greenhills is one of three 1930s federally built
"Greenbelt towns" on the National Historic Register. It is totally surrounded by a county park. This year is the 75th anniversary of the village.
Mayor David B. Moore grew up and went to school in West Virginia, and graduated college with a degree in education. He taught school briefly and came to Cincinnati as a management trainee for General Electric in 1966.
After moving to Greenhills in 1972, he joined the volunteer fire department. In 1974, Mayor Moore went to work for the Village of Greenhills and retired in 2008 as the village manager. In 2010 he returned as interim manager for a brief time. Last year a group of local Republicans approached Moore and encouraged him to run for mayor. He was elected was elected in November 2013 and began his term in January 2014.
The salary of mayor is $3,200 per year.
1. What is the single biggest issue facing your town?
2. If someone were to visit Greenhills for the first time, what should they see and do?
Take a walking tour of the town, or contact me and I’ll take them on a tour to show them our unique town: the layout, our parks and green spaces, the pool, the golf course, the play fields and our historic housing.
3. What is your proudest accomplishment as mayor?
No answer yet. Been on the job less than a month.
4. What do you hope is different about Greenhills in ten years?
In ten years I hope we have a budget surplus, an upgraded shopping center, and improved schools all while maintaining our unique, friendly and safe town.
5. What are your political aspirations?
No other political aspirations than to be the mayor of our town.
6. I bet you didn’t know...
Greenhills is the hometown of the famous Naked Cowboy .