FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — Allen County teacher Jorge Fernandez has announced a bid for county commissioner.

Fernandez announced Sunday plans to seek the District 3 seat as a Democrat. District 3 is primarily in southwest Allen County.

In a campaign announcement, Fernandez said his goals include transparency, supporting working families, reducing TIF use, supporting public health, criminal justice reform, public solid waste collection and disposal, and environmentally conscious planning.

Allen County commissioners are elected by the entire county.