CLAY — James Scott Vining is announcing his candidacy for Clay City Council.
Vining is a 1981 graduate of Pinson Valley High School.
He is also an Army Veteran, serving as a tank crewman from 1981-85, then transitioning into law enforcement, working for the Birmingham Police Department form 1988-1991.
Vining currently works as an HVAC technician.
“My goal is to keep an open and honest campaign, and accountability of any and all political actions,” Vining said in an emailed statement.
Vining said transparency is the key to being a good politician, with honesty and integrity being other assets.
“My goal is to keep Clay moving forward and to be available to the citizens of Clay for anything they may need,” Vining said “I have lived in the Pinson-Clay community for almost 40 years now, and want Clay to prosper as much as possible.”