Matt McGeeContributed photo Matt McGee Democrat Board of Aldermen, Third Ward Shelton 18 Incumbent: No Current job: Dishwasher, Sassafras Diner. Education: Shelton High School. The most important issue in this election: The education budget is underfunded by $3,000 per student. This is unacceptable. As your alderman, I will work first and foremost to increase education spending by redirecting surplus funds from other city departments. We must invest more in our young people. Other issues: Overdevelopment within the city is a major concern and as an alderman, I will look to curb high-density developments in suburban areas and to encourage smart development downtown. This starts with increasing public parking and one of the ways we can do this is by constructing a parking garage. Family: My mom is a nurse at St Joseph’s Manor and my dad is retired. I love them both dearly and I can’t thank them enough for their love and support. Campaign website: http://mcgee4alderman.wixsite.com/mcgee4alderman.