Meet Mayor Cathy

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Keizer, meet your new mayor. Cathy Clark, a Keizer City Councilor since 2006, ran unopposed to replace Lore Christopher as the city’s top elected official in last week’s election. Christopher is thus wrapping up her seventh and final two-year term as mayor. Wrapping up her second full term as a councilor, Clark has extensive knowledge of issues before council and has had a front row view of how Christopher has handled her position. In light of Clark becoming the new mayor, the Keizertimes asked her some questions regarding her new role. Clark takes over her new position in January. What will be your top priority as you take over as mayor?  Keizer has so many good things happening right now, with businesses growing and building, and homes being built. So my first priorities are to continue the projects and programs we have going and work with our incoming council on setting our goals for 2015. In what ways will you differ from Lore Christopher as mayor, and in what ways will you be similar? Lore and I are both passionate in our love for our city and our commitment to low taxes, high value and strong community involvement. Lore led the city through a period of tremendous growth and change. Now we have new businesses and jobs, more homes being built and city master plans...

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