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Barb Campbell 

City Council Pos. 7 (CANDIDATE)

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AGE: 50

OCCUPATION: Owner/creator of Japanese toy store Wabi Sabi

PARTY: Democrat

YEARS IN BEND: 20+

PAST YEAR COUNCIL MEETING ATTENDANCE: 5 or 6

PREVIOUSLY PLAYED FOR: Slower Safer Bend (co-founder)

TOP THREE GOALS:

1) More effective public process.

2) Neighborhood street safety.

3) Better oversight of city projects.

ON MIRROR POND, URBAN GROWTH BOUNDARY AND VACATION RENTALS: "All of these show the need for better public process. The City and the Parks Department spent upwards of $200,000 on an unscientific survey that got us exactly nowhere in our quest for a solution for Mirror Pond. They might have gotten off to a better start on the UGB expansion with the opportunity for online comments. The discussions about what to do about the growing number of vacation rentals that are changing the character of some of our most beloved neighborhoods are just starting. I will work to make sure there are plenty of opportunities to contribute in the planning changes that affect their quality of life."

BEST OF BEND: Proximity to nature.

WORST OF BEND: Skyrocketing cost of living.

FAVORITE MUSIC: Neil Young

SIMPSONS ALTER EGO: Lisa Simpson

VOTE BARB BECAUSE: "I have the time and desire to tackle the job the way it is intended...as a representative of the voters. After having created my business in the depths of the recession and nursed it along, I now have a great team to lead my business so that I can lead the City. I understand that everything in Bend hinges on the quality of life we enjoy. Most of us moved here and stay, in large part, because of the exceptional beauty and outdoor recreational opportunities. If we lose that, we will have killed the goose that laid the golden egg. Attracting new jobs and industries in order that we can provide living wage jobs for our citizens requires maintaining the quality that attracts new businesses. I will fight for the livability of this exceptional place."

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