2019 Democratic City Council Candidates

Democratic Burlington City Council Candidates

Meet the candidates at The Soda Plant on Monday, Feb. 4th from 5:30 to 7:30

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Joan Shannon - City Councillor - South District

Joan Shannon – South District

I live in Lakeside with my husband, Ken Grillo, my daughter, Julia, and two rescue dogs. I am so grateful to live in Burlington and enjoy walking and biking to many local events, and frequently, meetings. Thank you for electing me to the City Council for 8 terms.

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Richard Deane - Burlington City Council Candidate

Richard Deane – East District

Grateful for the opportunities Burlington has offered him and his family, Richard’s goal in running is to assure that those opportunities are available to others in Burlington – both current and future residents. He believes that making housing more accessible and affordable is critical to this bright future.

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Franklin Paulino - Burlington City Counselor Candidiate - North District

Franklin Paulino – North District

If elected, I will continue building on what Dave Hartnett has already accomplished for the New North End. In my personal and professional life, I have been a dedicated public servant for more than 9 years and intend to use my specialized background as a Deputy State’s Attorney to make public safety a priority along with a focus on mental health counseling and substance abuse treatment.

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Jared Carter - Burlington City Counselor Candidiate - Central District

Jared Carter – Central District

Jared Carter is a candidate for the Central District City Council seat. He is a longtime resident of Burlington and the father of two young children – the oldest is in Kindergarten at Sustainability Academy. In addition, Carter is a Professor at Vermont Law School and the director of the Vermont Community Law Center, a nonprofit legal services organization focused on civil rights, constitutional law, and economic justice.

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