Writing about Position 1, Ben Goodwin is a father of three, a teacher and a resident of Milwaukie.

I love my community and want to see Milwaukie continue to become more livable, sustainable and inclusive to all its residents.

We need local leaders who listen to their constituents, who look beyond themselves, and dedicate their service to making things better for all Milwaukie residents. And critically, we need leaders who have the experience necessary to be effective stewards of the city's business. This is why I'm writing to urge you to make your voice heard and vote for Angel Falconer for City Council Position 1.

I know Angel and her family well. She is an excellent mother, friend and neighbor. I admire her continued dedication to serving Milwaukie. She is an experienced councilor, currently serving as president of the council. Both as a neighbor and a public servant, Angel is generous with her time. I trust Angel to fully investigate potential solutions to problems and use her voice and position to implement solutions that are evidence-based, equitable and good for our growing city. I know Angel cares deeply about our city and all its residents. We need Angel's experience, dedication and vision.

Ben Goodwin is a father of three, a teacher and a resident of Milwaukie.

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