Contra Costa County, CA November 2, 1999 Election
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Jay Strauss

Candidate for
Council Member; City of Lafayette

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Attorney/Businessman
  • Vice Mayor, Lafayette (1999)
  • Lafayette City Council (1997 - Present)
  • Lafayette Planning Commission (1994-1997, Chair 1996)
  • President, Town Hall Theatre Company (1997 - Present)
  • President, Lafayette Chamber of Commerce (1994)
  • Founder, Lafayette Reservoir Run
Top Priorities if Elected
  • Finding ways to improve traffic flow, particularly along the Moraga Road corridor, while guarding pedestrian rights, especially around the schools.
  • Finding ways to preserve open space, especially on Burton Ridge and west of the Reservoir entrance.
  • Completing the redevelopment of the downtown on a village scale, with special attention to parking, and reinvigoration of the east end.
Position Papers
Contra Costa Times Candidate Questionnaire
Contra Costa Times Lafayette City Council Candidate Questionnaire
School Safety Memo
Safety memo regarding dangerous traffic conditions around Lafayette schools.
Key Endorsements
  • Erling Horn - Mayor, City of Lafayette
  • Guy Atwood - Former President, Lafayette Homeowners Council
  • Kathryn Petersen - Open Space Advocate
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Campaign Contact Information
Website: http://www.electstrauss.com
E-mail: jrs@snllp.com
Phone: 925-299-8565
Fax: 925-299-8563
3717 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Suite 200
Lafayette, CA 94549

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