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Marin County, CA November 3, 2009 Election
 Smart Voter Pat Eklund

Candidate for
Council Member; City of Novato

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Councilmember/Environmental Manager
  • Bachelors (SFSU); Masters in Public Administration (Golden Gate University); Masters of Science Environmental Management (University of San Francisco)
  • Former Novato Mayor
  • Former Novato Planning Commissioner
  • Former Board of Trustee, Novato Community Hospital
  • Past President, League of California Cities
  • Past President & current Board Member, California Cities, Counties and Schools Partnership
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Keeping public safety our top priority and retaining our officers especially with the State of California's desire for the early release of prisoners
  • Protecting our environment and fighting sprawl and traffic congestion
  • Developing a sustainable and balanced budget during this economic downturn that retains quality of life for our community
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Key Endorsements
  • Pacific Sun;SF Police Assn; North Bay Labor Council;Marin Board of Realtors
  • Mayor Jim Leland, Former Councilmembers Susan Stompe, Gail Wilhelm, others
  • Joe Nation, Former Assemblymember & Board Member, Marin Municipal Wtr Dist
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Position Papers
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To learn more about Pat Eklund's work on issues that you care about, go to:
Downtown Revitalization
We have renovated Grant Avenue, created a facade improvement program, working to restore the Novato theater and bringing a bookstore, more restaurants and shopping choices including an anchor store to our Downtown area
Maintaining Our Small Town Character while Facilitating Economic Development
We need to protect our environment especially our hillsides and ridgelines while facilitating smart and slow growth
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