"A strong leader with the most experience"
A HARD WORKER
SMALL BUSINESS OWNER
Since 1991, Charles Kokoros has owned and operated Braintree Cleaners, which sponsored local youth sports teams, PTO's, road races, and many local fundraisers for groups within Braintree.
Staying close to the town he loves, Charles Kokoros attended Suffolk University to pursue a marketing degree, graduating in 1987 with a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Sciences.
Charles Kokoros attended Braintree public schools from grades K-12, graduating with the Class of 1983 from Braintree High School.
A HISTORY OF CIVIC INVOLVEMENT
Sons of Italy
Rotary Club (Former Director)
Braintree American Little League (Coach/Director)
Braintree Men's Club
Youth Soccer Coach
Braintree Babe Ruth Baseball (Coach/Director)
A CAREER OF PUBLIC SERVICE
DISTRICT 1 (2008-PRESENT)
CURRENT VICE PRESIDENT
As Town Council President, created council agenda, ran council meetings in an orderly fashion and helped create town ordinances for the betterment of Braintree
Analyzed and approved town budgets with a strong focus on capital improvements
Kept in constant communication with councilors, constituents, and the Mayor
CHAIRMAN: BOARD OF SELECTMEN (2004-2006); MEMBER (2003-2008)
Created $1.4 million/year capital plan for improvement of schools and roads
Appointed new police officers, and promoted sergeants, lieutenants, and deputy chief
Negotiated and settled employee contracts
Ran day-to-day operations of town
CHAIRMAN TRI-TOWN WATER BOARD (DECADE OF SERVICE)
Responsible for running meetings and setting agenda
Maintained and made improvements to the reservoir system
Developed a plan for creation of a regional water treatment plant
Initiated project to increase water capacity
Charles Kokoros has served a number of different roles in the Town of Braintree, and has worked at almost every level in many departments to advocate for a better Braintree. Other roles he has served include: Town Meeting Member (District 1 and 11); Chairman of Public Safety Committee; Chairman of the Water and Sewer Commission; Park Commissioner; Chairman on Special Committee on Opioid Epidemic.
WORKING FOR A BETTER BRAINTREE
Stop 40R high density development
Increase availability of elderly affordable housing
Continue to oppose compressor station
Address and improve traffic flow in Braintree
Support infrastructure and roads capital projects
Explore solutions to parking problems in town squares
Repair and replace our aging school buildings
Ensure our children continue to get the best public education
Create 55+ housing
GET INVOLVED WITH THE CAMPAIGN
HOW TO DONATE:
TO MAKE A DONATION:
Kokoros for Mayor is currently accepting checks made out to "Committee to Elect Charles C. Kokoros", which can be sent to the address:
70 Solar Avenue
Thank you so much for your support!
FOR CHECKS OVER $200:
For contributions over $200, please include your occupation and place of employment.
This is a requirement under state guidelines - thank you.
Again, all donations can be made out to "Committee to Elect Charles C. Kokoros".
OTHER DONATION INFORMATION:
Although the Committee to Elect Charles C. Kokoros appreciates all your support, donations cannot exceed $1000 per person per year.
Business checks cannot be accepted by the Committee to Elect Charles C. Kokoros.