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Sonoma County, CA November 4, 2014 Election
 Smart Voter Joseph J. "Joe" Palla

Candidate for
Council Member; City of Cloverdale

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • 33-years Law Enforcement Executive, Chief of Police (Retired)
  • 30-years U.S. Coast Guard Reserves (Retired)
  • Bachelors Degree, Golden Gate University
  • Associate Degree, Skyline College
  • Graduate F.B.I. Executive Development Program
  • Graduate F.B.I. National Academy
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • 1. Creating jobs and building a strong local economy
  • 2. Strengthening our finances
  • 3. Protecting our water resources
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Key Endorsements
  • Congressman Mike Thompson, United States Congress
  • Assemblyman Wesley Chesbro, California State Assembly
  • Supervisor Mike McGuire, County of Sonoma
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Position Papers
Current Issues and objectives
We have many issues facing Cloverdale and have limited resources and revenues to address them...including rebounding from a weak economy and bringing living wage jobs to Cloverdale.
Despite the great recession many accomplishments have been made, including:
Committees and Regional Boards
In addition to serving on the City Council, I serve on the following committees and regional boards:
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