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Thomas King "Tom" Butt
- Occupation: Architect
- Masters Degree UCLA Architecture/Urban Design
- 26-year Richmond resident
- Four-year City Council incumbent
Alexander Peter Evans, Jr.
- Healthy and safe environment
- Prosperous economy with participation by all
- Efficient, responsive and open city government
- Occupation: electrical foreman, Richmond City Planning Commissioner.
- I was born, raised,and educated in and around Richmond. I grew up in El Sobrante and have lived in Richmond since 1987.
- My wife, Jill, and I have a 1-year old son, Steven.
- I have served 9 years on the Richmond Planning Commission, where I have made many tough decisions.
- When making decisions on the Planning Commission, I have always asked myself "what will help our community most, not just today, but for the future?"
- Education: I graduated De Anza High School in 1981 and completed a Contra Costa County Electrical Apprenticeship in 1987.
- I have been active in Boy Scouts, Habitats for Humanity, and the May Valley Neighborhood Council.
Karen D. Ortega
- The first priority is securing good-paying jobs for Richmond. Richmond residents should be guaranteed good jobs when new industry locates here.
- Second, we need safer streets and safer schools. There is no substitute for police on the streets, but we must prevent violence to make real progress.
- Third, every neighborhood must receive quality City services. I will make sure tax dollars are spent wisely and each neighborhood is treated fairly.
- Occupation: Self-employed, Fernando's Independent Volvo
- Alumnae, Colorado Women's College
- Previous employment: Community Coordinator, Headstart Program, CCC; Office staff for City of Richmond, Public Works, Personnel, Recreation & Parks
- West Contra Costa U.S.D. Board of Education 1991 - 1995
- Current Board member: BASRC/Hewlett, Annenberg Bay Area Challenge Grant
Dale H. Paulson
- Implement a comprehensive long-range plan for development of Richmond involving Council, staff, & neighborhood councils to create economic solutions.
- Review/establish policy addressing fiscal accountability, personnel scope of authority/responsibility, and delivery of service to our public
- Colaborate with Police, other staff, Council and neighborhood groups to create safe ways to report crime & vandalism to aid R.P.D. in crime reduction
- Occupation: Pediatric Pharmacist. West Contra
- Costa Healthcare District Trustee & Chairman of
- Oversight Committee. Past President of Contra
- Costa Pharmacists Ass'n., Past Chairman of
- Calif. Pharmacists Ass'n. Professional Affairs
Courtland Corky Booze
- Building moratorium for the El Sobrante Valley - Proponent
- Implement oversight requirements on city spending, i.e. sewer district
- Crime reduction/City image enhancement
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