Everett Council, Dist. 1: Roberts cares for neighborhoods

I support Paul Roberts for re-election to Everett City Council District 1. He has extensive experience in city government. Paul is a honest, thoughtful leader who will protect the interests of Everett residents. He has a passion for the environment and climate change but as important, Paul cares about our neighborhoods and the vitality of our community.

I’ve known Paul for over 30 years from when I helped organize and lead the Northwest Everett Northwest Neighborhood Association. We worked together in city government. In the 1990s I served as Everett’s City Attorney, working with the Department of Ecology and ASARCO to clean up arsenic contamination from the Everett smelter site. Paul’s leadership as Everett’s Pplanning director and his collaboration with the involved neighborhoods protected the interests of residents and the city in the development of cleanup plans that continue to be implemented. He continued these efforts as a member of a statewide task force on soil contamination which continued to study arsenic contamination including the Everett site.

This is just one example of Paul Roberts’ work for the community. Paul’s work and accomplishments for our community are too numerous to list. He possesses the experience, dedication to service and selflessness we expect in our leaders. I urge you to re-elect Paul Roberts to the Everett City Council.

Mark Soine

Everett

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