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kgw: Portland man explains 738 sidewalk complaints

July 18, 2014 |

PORTLAND -- The man who filed hundreds of complaints about sidewalks, stirring outrage and suspicion among neighbors, says he isn't profiting from the repairs.

While I've always made sure that the sidewalk in front of my house was safe, it became clear that other residents did not consider sidewalk repairs a priority, said the man who filed complaints under the name Dan Wallace. Neither I nor anyone I know is profiting from sidewalk repairs.

The man declined to be identified or interviewed on camera by KGW, but he did admit that Dan Wallace is not his real name.

After waiting years for these sidewalks to be fixed, I submitted locations to the city that I thought should be inspected, said the man, who agreed to answer questions by email. READ FULL ARTICLE