Year in Review

Year in Review: Zettervall term marked with achievements, challenges

Former Creswell mayor Richard Zettervall/CHRONICLE FILE PHOTO

CRESWELL – It was a term cut short for former Creswell mayor Richard Zettervall in 2020 after he resigned in September amid adversarial community reactions to an equity resolution he and city councilors were discussing. He had three months left to serve. 

It was an abrupt ending to Zettervall’s term, and what a term it was. Zettervall has led the City through tumultuous times since his first month as mayor, from the 2019 historic snowstorms and floods, to a pandemic to wildfires and issues . . .