On this episode, I chat with Ryan Raimondi who is running for Mayor of the City of Brentwod at just 18-years-old. Ryan shares why he is running for mayor, his background, and his variety of issues facing the city and what he hopes to accomplish.


Episode Overview:

  • 00:44 – Ryan explains why he decided to run for Brentwood Mayor
  • 04:08 – Who is Ryan and what is his background?
  • 06:15 – What was the reaction after making this announcement he was running for mayor?
  • 08:05 – what issue made him jump into the race. Ryan explains public safety, but more importantly he wanted to serve the community. He talks about Public Safety, more business friendly, more community friendly to non-profits and active in partnering with local colleges and agencies.
  • 20:25 – We get into Public Safety and Ryan talks about Brentwood Police and the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District.
  • 30:35 – Ryan gets into Brentwood Police and building the trust between police and the community.
  • 35:40 – We get into the golf course at Deer Ridge and Shadow Lakes, Ryan shares his thoughts.
  • 41:20 – He gets into areas of the community he would like to see improved.
  • 42:48 – We talk about the agriculture community and preserving it.
  • 45:00 – Ryan shares his thoughts on how to bring the community together.
  • 46:25 – We chat about development and growth.
  • 53:29 – What do you bring that is different than Joel Bryant and Karen Rarey. Also, does age even matter?
  • 56:45 – We get into sports, will there be High School Football this year?

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If you would like to be a potential guest, email burk@eastcountytoday.net and explain why… this show is open to anyone in Contra Costa County.


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