2006 - Present Represents Portland as the first artist elected to the City Council.
2009 - Present Joins the Boards of Creative Portland and the Maine Volunteer Lawyer for the Arts.
2009 - Amends the City of Portland 2010 Budget to fund Creative Portland through the Creative Economy Tax Increment Financing District with unanimous support from the City Council.
2008 - Sponsors and passes the Creative Economy Tax Increment Financing District for investing in the Creative Economy with unanimous support from the City Council.
2005 - Protests City of Portland ordinance that regulates street artists as vendors and compromises Freedom of Expression. The Council exempts artists from the ordinance following the protest.
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Marshall to Throw in his Hat
David A. Marshall, a current city councilmember who was instrumental in the new elected mayoral system, is running for mayor. From his bio: