28
JAN
2014

Washington County mayors support re-election effort of Chair Andy Duyck

 

Hillsboro, Ore. – A vast majority of Washington County mayors, from cities of all sizes, have endorsed Chair Andy Duyck and his bid to serve a second term as the top executive of the county.

“Chair Duyck has brought sensible solutions to the county that have built a more responsive, functional and transparent county government,” said Hillsboro Mayor Jerry Willey. “His commitment to the county has helped make Washington County a state-wide leader in job growth, from some of our largest companies to the small mom and pop shops.”

“Mayors have one of the most challenging jobs in government,” said Chair Duyck. “They are the driving force of the county, working with citizens on Main Street every day to keep communities safe and prosperous.”

“I am looking forward to working with Chair Duyck on our shared vision for the Tigard community and the county,” said Tigard Mayor John Cook. “He has an established record of bringing people together in order to solve some of the most challenging issues, with a persistent focus on creating and sustaining family wage jobs and ensuring that our transportation infrastructure needs are met as this great county continues to grow.”

“The support from local leaders, as well as the community, has been overwhelming. We have hit the ground running and I look forward to highlighting the collective successes of the county and our partners at the city level that have helped make Washington County so desirable for businesses and residents,” said Chair Duyck.

Mayors that have endorsed Chair Duyck include:

Pete Edison, Banks
Denny Doyle, Beaverton
Jeffery Dalin, Cornelius
Gery Schirado, Durham
Peter Truax, Forest Grove
Jerry Willey, Hillsboro
Ron Shay, King City
David Hatcher, North Plains
Bill Middleton, Sherwood
John Cook, Tigard
Lou Ogden, Tualatin

Other organizations that have endorsed Chair Duyck’s re-election campaign include the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce, the Oregon Family Farm Council, Oregonians for Food and Shelter, and the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Portland.