“I want Burlington to be the community where young people will want to settle, have successful careers, and raise their families.” – Bob Byrd
Since arriving here decades ago, Bob has been passionate about Burlington and Alamance County, helping to improve life here for everyone, through his career at ARMC, his term as an Alamance County Commissioner, and through his extensive community service with groups focusing on public education, health care and mental health, older adults, our youth, racial equity, the arts, poverty, transportation, economic development, and more. He is now seeking to continue his work by serving on the Burlington City Council, providing proven, caring, and responsible leadership that works for everyone!
Bob has the experience and values needed to strengthen our community. Bob understands how local government works and how to get things done. He knows how to think strategically, manage budgets and investments and work with all kinds of people. He knows how to collaborate and build relationships and bridges with others for the benefit of everyone.