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Richard Robertson

City Council Pos. 6 (CANDIDATE)


AGE: 39

OCCUPATION: Abilitree employee

PARTY: Democrat



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).


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.


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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