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Richard Conlin: City Council #2, Seattle

During his four terms on the Seattle City Council, Richard Conlin has consistently stood up for environmental sustainability and walkable healthy communities. He has supported Seattle Parks, supported Seattleā€™s efforts to reduce waste and pollution and supported efforts to clean up the Duwamish River. In his work with the Sound Transit Board, Richard has supported bringing light rail to Ballard. Richard is now focusing on creating a vibrant and sustainable urban environment featuring a high density housing and transportation hub. He supports increased transit funding, zoning for density, an improved bike and pedestrian infrastructure, affordable housing, and building a green stormwater infrastructure. In previous terms Richard initiated a Zero Waste Strategy in Seattle, sponsored important tree protection legislation, and led early efforts at Seattle City Light to keep Seattle's commitment to greenhouse gas reduction through green building and energy efficiency strategies. https://www.richardconlin.com/