Alameda County, CA March 7, 2000 Election
Smart Voter Joseph "Joe" Hilson

Candidate for
For Member of City Council; City of Hayward

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Incumbent Councilmember/Systems Engineer
  • Hayward City Council Member - 8 years; Revised Budget Plan Saving Taxpayers $400,000 per year, Committed to Traffic Solutions for Hayward Projects
  • Hayward Planning Commissioner 5+ years, Initiated New Design Guidelines Bringing Quality Smart Growth Development to Hayward, Raising Property Values
  • Systems Engineer, Knowledge Based Information Systems - Research Specialist - Instructional Media Training Development Specialist
  • Chair, Council Environmental Committee; Chair, Council Technology Committee; Council Finance Committee; Recycling Board Member; I-880 Corridor Comm.
  • Chair, Transportation Committee, League of California Cities; Advocating at the State Level for Traffic Solutions and More Funding for Hayward Streets
  • V-Chair, Information Technology Committee, National League of Cities; Protecting Cities Rights of Way; Advocating for Federal Funding for Technology
Top Priorities if Elected
  • Public Safety and traffic are high priorities. I will address traffic concerns, add more police on the streets & schools and make Hayward a safer City
  • Pursue downtown revitalization and redevelopment of the Foothill/Mission corridors with vibrant new businesses, while protecting our neighborhoods.
  • Continue to Expand Library Services, by adding more computer stations, new books and storefront Libraries to better serve outlying neighborhoods.
Position Papers
Experience and Accomplishments
Checkout my accomplishments as a Hayward Council Member. I have worked successfully to make Hayward a better place to live and work, attracting new businesses and quality homes. My goal has always been to be responsive to your needs, ensuring a responsive and responsible government. See if you agree that I have worked hard to serve you well!
Vision for a Revitalized Hayward
After many years of hard work and planning, Hayward is on the move! A new City Hall, three new Fire Stations, a new Parking and Retail Structure, new housing in the downtown, new High Tech businesses opening, and opportunities to build new gateways into Hayward along the Foothill/Mission Blvd. corridors. Let's keep Hayward Moving Forward!
Key Endorsements
  • IAFF, Hayward Firefighters, Local #1909; Hayward Mobilehome Owners Assoc.
  • Central Labor Council of Alameda County AFL-CIO (136 Unions 70,000 members)
  • Chamber of Commerce; Citizens Dr. Maria Ochoa, John Sands, Ruth Alexander
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Campaign Contact Information
Website: http://www.geocities.com/hilson2000/
E-mail: jhilson@infolane.com

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