Landscaper, chef makes run for Durango City Council

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Landscaper, chef makes run for Durango City Council

Lisa McCorry aims to bring working-class perspective
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Landscaper, chef makes run for Durango City Council

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Seven candidates are running for three open seats on Durango City Council. Two candidates were featured last week, and two in Wednesday’s print editions of The Durango Herald and on www.durangoherald.com.
All three open seats are for four-year terms. Ballots will be mailed by March 19 to residents of Durango who are eligible electors. Ballots must be returned no later than 7 p.m. April 6 to be counted.
Ballots can be returned by mail or dropped off beginning March 22 at the City Clerk’s Office, 949 East Second Ave.; La Plata County Administration Building, 1101 East Second Ave.; La Plata County Clerk and Recorder’s Office, 679 Turner Drive, Suite C; and a drop box at Fort Lewis College.

Lisa McCorry

Name, age: Lisa McCorry, 41.

Job: Landscaper with Bare Hands Landscaping Maintenance.

Public service: Facilitator for Heartbeat, a grief program, and member of the Embracing Diversity Initiative.

Born: St. Louis.

Arrived in Durango: 2003.

Family: Her husband, David, and children: Michael, 18, Mia, 15, and Molly, 14.

First job: Nannying when she was 12.

Car: 1999 Nissan Frontier.

Top priority, if elected: Housing affordability.

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