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Contra Costa County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Member, City Council; City of Pleasant Hill Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Dec 6 2:34am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (41/41)
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Michael G. Harris 3,661 votes 22.8%

  • Occupation: Optometrist/Professor/Consultant
  • Associate Dean and Clinical Professor, University of California School of Optometry
  • University of California, 1966, Doctor of Optometry; University of California,1968, Masters of Science; John F. Kennedy University, 1985, Juris Doctor
  • Chair, Pleasant Hill Planning Commission
  • Acting Chair, Pleasant Hill General Plan Task Force
  • Planner/Finacial Advisor, College Park High School Track Project
  • Member of Pleasant Hill Chamber of Commerce, Friends of the Pleasat Hill Library, Friends of Rodgers Ranch, Pleasant Hill Senior Center
  • The Safety and Well-being of Our Community's Children, Seniors, and Families are My Highest Priorities
  • Improved Communication Between the City Council and Residents, and Community Organizations
  • Resolving the City's Flood Control Problem in a Manner that Meets the Safety and Financial Concerns of the Residents
Terri Williamson 3,404 votes 21.2% Tim Griffith 2,703 votes 16.9%
  • Occupation: Building Inspector
  • (former) Contra Costa County Reserve Deputy Sheriff
  • Director of College Park High "Field of Dreams" program
  • Small business owner
  • A.A. degree from Diablo Valley College
  • Husband and father of six children
  • Development of a new flood basin that incorporates the construction of recreational facilities
  • Hold Mt Diablo School District accountable for the conditions and maintenance of our schools and renovate our public library .
  • Support local businesses with proper planning that avoids traffic congestion and promotes improved access to our merchants.
Jason Hadick 2,491 votes 15.5%
  • Occupation: Businessman
  • Ed: Rutgers University, London Business, Insead
  • Planning Commission
  • General Plan Task Force
  • Ensure growth & new development is consistent with neighborhoods, Measure B, and our long-term goals
  • Keep expenditure growth in line with voter-approved taxes, yet maintain & improve city services - Police, roads & sidewalks
  • Redevelop area around the old Oak Park School site with a new Library, a Flood Retention Basis and Playing fields - but no Cleveland Road extension
Victoria Maat 1,969 votes 12.3%
  • Occupation: Project Manager/Consultant
  • BA, UCLA
  • Children and Families Commission, Ad hoc Committee
  • Community-minded, proactive leadership
  • Actively target and support appropriate businesses to allow for economic growth
  • Conscientious redevlopment of certain areas of Pleasant Hill, notably Contra Costa Blvd corridor, Contra Costa Center and DVC Plaza
Bruce L. Weissenberger 938 votes 5.9% "Sherm" Fishman 868 votes 5.4%
  • Occupation: New Product Designer
  • Tufts University AB Physics
  • Univ of chicago MS: Biosciences, Pharmacology
  • DVC: Real Estate Certificate
  • Univ. of Calif, Berkeley Medical Admin Certificate Program
  • Founded Small Entity Patent Owners Assn (SEPO) 29 Patents Owned
  • Instructor, Walnut Creek Adult Education, DIY Patents
  • Support expansion of the County library in Pleasant Hill, Eliminate business taxes for mini-businesses
  • Save money by combining the flood basin project with housing and underground garage. Avoid annual $800+ insurance premium in flood zone.
  • Montgomery Ward area development fashioned after the Sun Valley shopping center. Negotiate community approval making Crestwood conform to zoning.

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