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San Mateo, Santa Clara County, CA November 2, 1999 Election
Board of Directors; West Bay Sanitary District

4 Year Term.

Candidates (Vote for 3)
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John B. Lomax

  • Occupation: retired manager, engineer
  • Married 54 years, 40 in local area. MSEE from Stanford.
  • Public Service: US Navy WWII; two terms as Board member, Black Mtn. Resource Conservation Dist.; Director, Law Enforcement Support Agency
  • Professional Life: 4 yrs. Boeing; 31 years SRI International; 4 yrs. Law Enforcement Support Agency
  • Labor Relations: Experience on both sides of the negotiating table: union negotiator (1953-54) and as a manager (1974-79)
  • I will not allow any further loss or mismanagement of public funds.
  • I will strive to improve management-employee relations.
  • I will promote long-term District financial planning to minimize customer costs.
Finn T. Halbo
  • Occupation: Mechanical Engineer
  • Stanford Linear Accelerator Center 36 year emp.
  • Retired Lieutenant Commander, Navy Civil Engineering Corps
  • Chairman, South Bayside System Authority
  • President,Calififornia Sanitation Risk Management Authority Authority
  • American Society of Civil Engineers Earthquake Life Line Investigator
  • Resolve Ronald W. Shepherd lawsuit against the District.
  • Continue to support our first class manager.
  • Up-date equipment replacement & dollar reserve fund program. No bonds
Harry A. Harrison
(This candidate has not responded to Smart Voter)
  • Occupation: Builder/Retired Teacher
David A Walker
  • Occupation: Network Engineer 3Com Corporation
  • Menlo Park Resident 26 years (whole life)
  • Graduated from Saint Mary's College in Moraga with a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration and a Minor in Economics
  • Family has lived in Menlo Park for over 50 years
  • Restore public and employee confidence in an agency that has been undermined by years of failed management and lackluster leadership.
  • Ensure that Sewer charges imposed by the District are fair and equitable.
  • Require that the District comply with all environmental regulations and ensure the protection of the San Francisco Bay and San Francisquito Creek.
Ronald W. "Ron" Shepherd
  • Occupation: Businessman/CPA
  • My family and I have been residents of the district since 1973
  • Education: B.S. in Accounting, San Diego State University
  • Business: 11 years "Big Six" accounting firm; now own my own business
  • Professional Designation: Certified Public Accountant
  • Public Service: Chair school board, president parish counsel, member of Menlo Park budget task force
  • Provide a fresh and ethical approach in developing policies under which the district will operate
  • Build a relationship of trust and understanding between West Bay Sanitary District employees, management and the Board of Directors
  • Develop a comprehensive, long-term financial plan to included planned replacement of major sewer lines

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