Q&A with Mayor Ortega
Last updated 2/5/2020 at 2:16pm
Editor's Note: This is the first installment of a question-and-answer style interview with Fountain Mayor Gabriel Ortega where we cover a wide variety of topics. The series will continue in next week's issue.
Mayor Gabe Ortega is a fifth-generation native of Fountain – his kids are sixth generation. Although life moved him away for a time, he and his family ended up back home. He promptly took an interest in area politics, including the local GOP and city government.
Initially, he joined the Planning Commission. A short time later he was elected to his first term on the city council. He...