Published : Tuesday, December 17, 2019 | 5:21 AM
Pasadena City Councilmember Steve Madison said he has received the support of Pasadena Fire Fighters Local 809 and the Pasadena Police Officers’ Association in his bid for reelection as District 6 representative on the City Council.
Madison, as the incumbent, is being challenged by Tamerlin Godley, a lawyer who specializes in entertainment litigation, and community activist Ryan Bell, who each pulled election papers for the District 6 City Council seat during the nomination period which ended December 6.
In a statement, Madison said public safety has always been one of his priorities.
“I’m deeply gratified to have the support of the men and women who work to keep Pasadena safe,” Madison said.
The statement also contained comments from Scott Austin, President of Local 809, the Pasadena Firefighters Association.
“Steve understands the key role our Fire Fighters play in keeping the residents of Pasadena safe,” Austin said. “He has worked tirelessly to ensure that Pasadena maintains excellent fire, paramedic and emergency services. On behalf of the men and women who are proud to be on the front lines of public safety every day, we ask you to join us in supporting Steve Madison for City Council.”
Roger Roldan, President of the Pasadena Police Officers’ Association, said Madison is committed to public safety and recognizes the importance of community policing.
“He has worked hard to build a strong relationship between residents and the police department and particularly the individual officers who patrol our streets,” Roldan said in the statement.
Madison’s term as well as the terms for Pasadena City Council Districts 1, 2, and 4 will expire in December 2020. These seats are open for election in the upcoming primary municipal election on March 3, 2020.
Madison has held the seat since 1999.