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Alameda County, CA November 2, 1999 Election
Board Member; Castro Valley Sanitary District

Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Dennis Michael Waespi 2569 votes 29.3%

  • Occupation: Sanitation Supervisor
  • Born and raised in Castro Valley.
  • Head of the East Bay Regional Park District Sanitation Department.
  • Lieutenant, East Bay Regional Park District Fire Department.
  • Member, California Water Environment Association and the California Onsite Wastewater Association.
  • Member, Keep Castro Valley Beautiful Committee.
  • Member, Alameda County Parks, Recreation, and Historical Commission.
  • Reinstate the Free Fall Trash Pickup Program.
  • I will continue the District-wide Garage Sale, Tire Amnesty Day, Free Appliance Recycling, and the Sewer Lateral Replacement Program.
  • I will encourage elementary school recycling education programs.
Meyer S. Elkaim 2296 votes 26.2%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • BS Civil Engineering, UC Berkeley/ MBA in Finance
  • 39 yrs experience in Water Ressources & Project Management
  • Member, Board of Directors, AC Waste Mgmt Authority, CV Rotary Club
  • Member, Calif Assoc of Sanitation Agencies (CASA)
  • 26 yrs Castro Valley resident
  • Fully supports Danny Akagi and Dennis Waespi for CVSD board
  • I will bring back the yearly trash pickup and initiate regular garbage pickup in down-town area
  • Continue free appliance pickup, free tire day , lateral grants, community and school outreach
  • Protect CV interests against LAVWMA pipeline encochments
Daniel M. "Danny" Akagi 2193 votes 25.0%
  • Occupation: Sanitary Engineer
  • Current Board President
  • Fund manager, City of Berkeley Clean Stormwater Program, $1.9 million annual budget
  • BS, MS Civil/Sanitary Engineering, UC Berkeley
  • 18 years professional sanitary engineering experience
  • Board member for 5 years
  • I support Meyer Elkaim and Dennis Waespi
  • Aggressively negotiate garbage, recycling, and green waste contracts
  • Continue providing responsible sewer service for one of the lowest fees in California
  • Continue to explore innovative, sensible methods to improve services and minimize costs
Arthur L. "Art" Vargas 923 votes 10.5%
  • Occupation: Retired Businessperson
  • Retired news photographer reporter
  • Former member of CVSD board 25 years
  • District representative in formation of East Bay Dischargers Authority and Alameda County Waste Management Authority.
  • Past president Caifornia Association of Sanitation Agencies.
  • Top priorities include providing the highest qulaity of services, based on cost effective agreements with the lowest possible rate to the homeowner.
  • Maintain proactive community outreach programs, including school recycling programs.
  • Continue to respond to the desires and needs of our community.
Michael Lee Brady 763 votes 8.7%

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