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Alameda County, CA November 6, 2012 Election
 Smart Voter Michael Barnes

Candidate for
Council Member; City of Albany

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: UC Science Editor
  • B.A. Liberal Arts, 1984, Evergreen St. College
  • M.A. Political Economy, 1986, UMASS Amherst
  • Ph.D. research, UC Berkeley, 1989-93
  • Acting Instructor, UC Berkeley, 1992-93
  • Albany School Board, 2002-06
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Revise Albany's cell tower ordinance to improve coverage.
  • Bring a scientific approach to Albany's climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies.
  • Pass sales tax increase to maintain vital city services/restore mutually respectful and effective relationship between staff and council.
Key Endorsements
  • Hon. Peggy Thomsen, City Council (and former school board member)
  • Doug Donaldson, former Planning and Zoning commissioner
  • Peggy McQuaid, honored as Albany's Woman of the Year
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Position Papers
A Taxing proposal
Candidate Michael Barnes advocates for Albany's sales tax increase.
The end of Albany as we know it
Candidate Michael Barnes discusses impact of climate change and sea level rise on Albany's waterfront.
This City Council Candidate Wants Your Opinion (Mixed-Use Project Thoughts)
Candidate Michael Barnes requests a serious debate on the differing environmental philosophies behind our attitudes about the mixed-use (Whole Foods) project.
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