Rochester City Council Ward 6 candidates discuss representing neighborhoods

Six candidates weigh in with views on how they can ensure Ward 6 neighborhoods aren't overlooked

Ward 6 city council - Candidates combined
Rochester City Council Ward 6 candidates: Donavan Bailey, Molly Dennis, David Diercks, Todd Pisarski, Tom Rigby and Craig Ugland.

Six candidates for the Ward 6 seat on the Rochester City Council -- Donavan Bailey , David Diercks, Molly Dennis , Todd Pisarski , Craig Ugland and Tom Rigby .-- were asked to provide their thoughts on making sure Ward 6 neighborhoods aren't overlooked.

The question posed was: Your ward includes many established neighborhoods. How can the council ensure the neighborhoods are not overlooked as growth and development occurs in other parts of the city?

The Post Bulletin requested a video response of up to 90 seconds in length from each candidate. Here are the responses we received:

Donavan Bailey 0000017d-a954-debd-a17d-fb5cca570000

David Diercks 0000017d-a954-debd-a17d-fb5cca5b0000

Molly Dennis 0000017d-a954-debd-a17d-fb5cca600000

Todd Pisarski 0000017d-a954-debd-a17d-fb5cca640000

Craig Ugland 0000017d-a954-debd-a17d-fb5cca670000

Tom Rigby 0000017d-a954-debd-a17d-fb5cca6b0000

The candidates for the seat, which represents much of Northwest Rochester, are on the ballot for the Aug. 11 primary election to narrow candidates to two for the Nov. 3 general election.


Randy Petersen joined the Post Bulletin in 2014 and became the local government reporter in 2017. An Elkton native, he's worked for a variety of Midwest papers as reporter, photographer and editor since graduating from Winona State University in 1996. Readers can reach Randy at 507-285-7709 or
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