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Sonoma County, CA November 6, 2012 Election
 Smart Voter Vernon P. Simmons

Candidate for
Council Member; City of Healdsburg

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Retired Navy Commander
  • Past member Healdsburg Planning Commission.
  • Ten plus years as Healdsburg resident.
  • Doctorage from UCSD in Oceanography.
  • Extensive Federal Government management experience.
  • Adjunct Professor Public Admin American University.
  • Prize for Naval Technology Achievement.
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Provide fiscal restraint in City Government; live within our means.
  • Foster business friendly environment while controlling overall growth
  • Balance the needs of tourism with small town country values.
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Key Endorsements
  • Mr. Eric Ziedrich
  • Mr. Jerry Eddinger
  • Mr. John Holt
Position Papers
Government Salary and Pension Costs
Government salaries and pensions are a major cost factor for Healdsburg and over the last several years they have gone well beyond their civilian counterparts. Control is required.
Foster Business Friendly Environment While Containing Overall Growth
Healdsburg is on the path for real growth and there is a critical need to control this growth in best interest of the town.
Balance the Needs of Tourism with Small Town Country Values
Tourism is a major force in Healdsburg and it supports many good things but it must be controlled and not allowed to become all consuming.
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