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Richard Robertson 

City Council Pos. 6 (CANDIDATE)

AGE: 39

OCCUPATION: Abilitree employee

PARTY: Democrat

YEARS IN BEND: 31

PAST YEAR COUNCIL MEETING ATTENDANCE: None

PREVIOUSLY PLAYED FOR: Bend Parks and Rec, ARC Board as a self advocate, Deschutes County Council on Accessibility, Communications Representative for COTP (Central Oregon Transition Plus), BEAT (Bend Experimental Art Theater).

TOP THREE GOALS:

1) Fix the sidewalks for handicap access

2) Uplift the poor and have more affordable housing

3) More bang for the buck for taxpayers

ON MIRROR POND: I would like to keep Mirror Pond the same, since it is one of the centerpieces of Bend.

ON URBAN GROWTH BOUNDARY: I am unfamiliar with UGB.

ON VACATION RENTALS: I would like to see more vacation rentals, to bring more economy to Bend.

BEST OF BEND: The nice, friendly and generous people who live here.

WORST OF BEND: Progress on fixing our sidewalks for handicapped people.

FAVORITE MUSIC: [No answer]

SIMPSONS ALTER EGO: "I don't watch Simpsons too much, but I would have to say Mr. Burns. Just kidding, I like Barney on the episode when he was sober. He seemed very kind."

VOTE RICHARD BECAUSE: "I am the best person for the job because I have been a part of the community since 1983. I know a lot of people, and I can represent those who are commonly not heard or ignored."

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