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First elected to office: November, 1998
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Every month, the mayor writes an article in the Salem Statesman Journal highlighting what's happening in Independence. Articles touch on everything from volunteers to entrepreneurs, to a "can-do" attitude. Read some of the articles here
STATE OF THE CITY
Read the Mayor's 2014 State of the City Address by clicking on the document, below.