ubicon Project, AdJug, AdConion, Context Web. Please click on the provider name to visit their opt out page. Casey Roats' path to City Council reached another milestone Monday evening. After about three hours of often tense deliberations on the letter and spirit of the City Charter's residency requirements, councilors voted 5 2 to find Roats qualified to serve. TThe majority aligned in support Adidas Gazelle Og Maroon Size 9 of the notion that "intent" carries more weight than the common understanding of "to reside. " This argument partially lined up behind Roats' own intent to maintain legal residency in Bend, but also addressed Adidas Originals Footwear Gazelle Indoor Trainers - Tribal Blue
"In hindsight, I would have said I stayed tempor.
the intent behind the City Charter's qualifications requirements. During the hearing, Councilor Victor Chudowsky delved into the origins of residency requirements, arguing that they are meant to ensure that candidates are familiar with their districts without penalizing them for absences due to business or personal circumstances. He dug deep, and pointed to a documented debate between Founding Fathers James Madison and George Mason, noting that arguments in favor of a less strict requirement appear to have prevailed on both the federal and state level.
"How can you be temporarily away from a residence you don't have? How can you be a resident of Bend if you don't have a residence?"Chudowsky countered: Roats did not establish a permanent residence outside the city, and therefore never relinquished his Bend residency. "He has to be a resident of somewhere," Chudowsky noted. "I think the argument is stronger for him being a Bend resident than a Deschutes County resident. "The back and forth over the legal versus common definition of that key word highlighted in Roats' response to a question from Knight. "But 'residing' there is a funny word," Capell noted, referencing the state's Adidas Gazelle Price Uk
"What's important is the concept," Chudowsky said. "You don't want unnecessary restriction that would exclude good people. "But Mayor Jim Clinton and Councilor Doug Knight did not agree. In their dissenting opinions, they made a case for a stricter view of the Charter's residency requirements and argued that, for a qualified candidate to be considered temporarily absent from his or her "residence," the candidate must have established a permanent residence in the city within the 12 months preceding the election. In October 2013, Roats sold and moved out of his Bend home on Borden Drive permanently, and did not establish a new permanent residence in the city before Nov. 5 beginning of the yearlong window. "I think you are asking the Council to look at the Charter but interpret it rather loosely in terms of what these words 'shall have resided' mean, and you're asking Council to look at the state law which talks about temporary absences," Clinton said.
candidly at the City Council meeting, acknowledged that he probably should have used a different word.
definition of legal residency. "You never intended to stay with your parents long term. "In an interview after the decision, Roats, who spoke Adidas Originals Gazelle Og Leather All Black
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