Contra Costa County, CA November 2, 1999 Election
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Erling L. Horn

Candidate for
Council Member; City of Lafayette

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Engineer
  • Mayor of Lafayette
  • Lafayette City Council (1995 to present)
  • Lafayette Planning Commissioner (1986 to 1995; Chairman, 1990 & 1995)
  • Board Member, County Connection, Contra Costa County Transit Authority
  • Board Member, Vice Chair, Central Contra Costa County Solid Waste Authority
  • Member, Caldecott Tunnel Corridor Study Policy Committee
Top Priorities if Elected
  • I will work to preserve the unique character of our neighborhoods with open space and wise land use policies.
  • I support the close cooperation of the City Council with School Board members and school administrators to maintain the highest quality education.
  • Traffic is a major issue. I intend to improve traffic flow and mitigate problems by taking an active role regionally as well as locally.
Position Papers
Position & Endorsement on Traffic Issues
Traffic is a major problem which will not disappear. I will continue to actively oppose overdevelopment in Lafayette and neighboring communities, encourage the use of mass transit, work to improve traffic flow in the downtown area and carefully oversee the spending of road bond funds.
Schools and Library Position
I support Measure B, the Lafayette School District Improvement Bond Measure, and support the Library Committee's recommendations for the purchase of the existing library and plans for the construction of a new library.
Position on Neighborhoods and the State of Our City
I will continue to listen to the voices in our neighborhoods, protect and preserve our ridgelines, viewscapes and open spaces, continue the implementation of the General Plan which will improve the downtown, and provide us with better access, landscaping, aesthetics and quality of life.
Key Endorsements
  • Contra Costa Sun: "..voters should opt for Horn on Nov. 2."
  • "The very best man to do the very best" Dick Waldo, Danville Council Member
  • "Erling has extensive experience & is most sensitive to neighborhood needs"
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Campaign Contact Information
Phone: 925-933-8257
Committee to Elect Erling Horn
1029 Windsor Drive
Lafayette, CA 94549

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