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Gresham Mayor

Four forms of city government determine the administrative role of any city council. Most Oregon cities with populations over 2,500 have the council/manager or council/administrator form, in which the council hires a chief executive officer to be responsible for the daily supervision of city affairs. Portland has a commission form of government, where the elected commissioners function collectively as the city council and serve as administrators of city departments. Smaller Oregon cities typically have the mayor/council form, in which the legislative and policy-making body is a popularly elected council.An elective city officer shall be a qualified elector under the state constitution and shall have resided in the city during the 12 months immediately before being elected or appointed to the office. In this subsection "city" means area inside the city limits at the time of the election or appointment. In addition, a councilor shall have resided in the ward the councilor represents during the 12 months immediately before being elected or appointed to the office.Please see City Charter.

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Biographical Information

What specifically would you do to improve transparency, collaboration and integrity on the city council?

What will be your top three priorities as a council member?

How can we address homelessness in our city in a way that helps the people who are houseless, while keeping our public spaces safe and accessible for everyone?

¿Qué haría usted específicamente para mejorar la transparencia, la colaboración y la integridad en el concejo municipal?

¿Cuáles serán sus tres principales prioridades como concejal municipal?

¿Cómo podemos encarar la carencia de casas en nuestra ciudad para ayudar a las personas sin hogar, mientras se mantienen nuestros espacios públicos seguros y accesibles para todas las personas?