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Longtime Eugene City Councilor To Call It Quits In 2021

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – A 94-year-old Eugene City Councilor has announced she will not seek reelection to an unprecedented seventh four-year term.

The Register-Guard reports Betty Taylor will step down when her current term expires in January 2021, allowing a new councilor to represent Ward 2 for the first time since 1996.

Taylor is already the longest-serving city councilor in Eugene’s history.

Taylor made her brief announcement at Monday’s City Council work session. She didn’t explain her decision.


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