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April 11, 2017 — Local Elections
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City of BurbankCandidate for City Council

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David Gordon

Optometrist
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Economic Development: We must optimize our exisitng resources to create new economic opportunities and support our small businesses. We need workforce and career technical training for today's high tech, high tech, high paying jobs. payi.
  • Housing: We need new strategies to provide attainable housing across a broad range of household needs, incomes and ages. Workforce housing and economic development are critically linked.
  • Infrastructure: We must invest in our infrastructure to the greatest extent possible to fix our roads, optimize our traffic signalization and maintain our public facilities to keep our lights on, our water flowing and reduce traffic congestion.

Experience

Experience

Profession:Optometrist
Optometrist, Self-Employed (1982–current)
Councilmember, Burbank City Council — Elected position (2006–current)
Mayor, Burbank City Council — Appointed position (2014–2015)
Planning Board Member, Burbank Planning Board — Appointed position (1995–1999)

Education

UC Berkeley Doctor of Optometry (O.D.), Clinical Optometry (1979)
UCLA and UC Berkeley Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Physiological Optics (1978)

Community Activities

Member Community and Economic Development Federal Advocacy Committee, National League of Cities (2015–current)
Member, Burbank Chamber of Commerce (1982–current)
Member Administrative Services Committee, League of California Cities (1997–1999)

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