Candidate Derrick Thompson D6 Fayetteville City Council Questionnaire

Derrick Thompson

Occupation: United State Post office

Community involvement

President of Rayconda Homeowners Association 5 years running

Ambassador of Fayetteville for the National Psoriasis Foundation

Board member of Gateway Landing a faith-based substance abuse program


Outgoing Councilman Chris Davis

Mayor Mitch Colvin

Bishop Brian . Thompson

National Association of Letter Carriers and more.

Campaign Account ; yes

PAC Checks : yes

  1. Plan for the need of affordable housing:

Rezoning areas to develop, remodeling vacant and damage existing housing.

Council needs to adopt a affordable master plan.

  1. Attract high paying jobs and industries:

 Allocate money for infrastructure

 Make Fayetteville a Hub for AMAZON, USPS, and UPS this will also increase commercial traffic for trucking and supply.

You can work from home and have a job in NY, Covid has change the way we work!

We need to help small businesses stay a float and support them and their employees.

  1. Biggest challenge in my district:

Repairing the lakes , Dams, and roads. They way our city looks is a direct reflection of the leadership. Not just downtown but communities.

Help turn neighborhoods onto communities, getting agencies to create citizen engagement

Providing resident the services their taxes pay for that they are not getting on a regular bases.

  1. Providing tourism and promote a vibrant city to outside guest:

Safe and secure communities

Community events, concerts, festivals, and sporting events

Area Beautification

  1. Improve communication between Realtors and city council.

We must realize and conclude that the residents of this great city should, is, and will be our main focus. We must work hand in hand to ensure that we both provide a service that moves this city into the future. Housing, business and infrastructure is all a part of the plan.

Derrick Thompson

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Published by Angie Hedgepeth

Angie Hedgepeth, Government Affairs Director for the Association, attends all the local meetings each month, as well as NAR and NCAR meetings, and keeps members abreast of the multiple issues being addressed in local, state and national government. She prepares reports on the meetings she attends and they are included in the weekly "Government Affairs Update".