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City Council — City of Del Rey Oaks

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Kristin A. Clark

Councilmember/Bookkeeper
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Build a sustainable, balanced project on the former...
  2. Relocate the RV Storage below City Hall in order to...
  3. Keeping Del Rey Oaks the safest community on the Monterey...
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Layne Buckley

Community Organizer, Business Leader
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Improved Community Engagement
  2. Enhanced Neighborhoods
  3. Fiscal Responsibility & Sustainable Development
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Mike Ventimiglia

Firefighter / Fire Inspector
Top 3 Priorities
  1. To pursue the fiscal stability of the city
  2. Promote local business within the city to generate...
  3. Work on the city's infrastructure streets, gutters,...
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Councilmember
538 votes (37.41%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Build a sustainable, balanced project on the former Fort Ord 360 acre site.
  • Relocate the RV Storage below City Hall in order to extend the park and provide parking for the Frog Pond
  • Keeping Del Rey Oaks the safest community on the Monterey Peninsula

Experience

Experience

Profession:Councilmember/Bookkeeper

Candidate Contact Info

Email progolfermom@yahoo.com
Business Executive
466 votes (32.41%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Improved Community Engagement
  • Enhanced Neighborhoods
  • Fiscal Responsibility & Sustainable Development

Experience

Experience

Profession:Community Organizer, Business Leader
Senior Director, Plantronics (2003–current)
Director, JIL Information Systems (2001–2003)

Education

MCL Juris Doctor, Law (2012)
Marymount University Master of Arts, Organization Development (2003)
Kenyon College Bachelor of Arts, Political Science (1998)

Community Activities

Community Representative, Del Rey Oaks Citizen Safety & Traffic Committee (2015–current)
Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America (1989–1994)

Biography

I am a business executive and community advocate. I hold advanced degrees in law and organization development. While this experience may guide me as a Council Member, it is not the most important. What matters most is that I am a long-time committed resident. I will put the people who live in our community first.

 

Political Beliefs

Del Rey Oaks is progressing towards financial viability. I will work with you and our city leaders to create a sustainable plan for our future.  

I want our community to be part of that plan. I am committed to keeping you informed about what is happening and why. I will ask myself and you, “Will it benefit our residents, businesses and visitors to our community?” My decision-making will be clear, open, and inclusive.

I know you care about the future of Del Rey Oaks. Let’s shape that future together. Thank you for taking the first step with your vote.

City Councilmember
434 votes (30.18%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • To pursue the fiscal stability of the city
  • Promote local business within the city to generate needed revenues to work towards fiscal stability and relieve the burden from the citizens.
  • Work on the city's infrastructure streets, gutters, parks to make them safe for the public.

Experience

Experience

Profession:Firefighter / Fire Inspector
Private Investigator, Self Employed (2004–current)
City Council, Del Rey Oaks — Elected position (2012–current)
Board of Directors, Community Human Services — Appointed position (2012–current)
Board of Dirctors, Northern Salinas Valley Mosquito Abatement District — Appointed position (2016–current)
Board of Directors, Association of Monterey Bay Governmental Agencies — Appointed position (2012–current)
Firefighter / Fire Inspector, City of Monterey (1969–2016)
Instructor Fire Academy, Monterey Peninsula College (2008–2015)
Firefighter, City of Pacific Grove (1967–1969)
Firefighter, U.S. Army (1967–1969)

Education

Monterey Peninsula College Associated Arts Degree, Fire Science (1974)

Community Activities

Food Pantry Coordinator, Shoreline Community Church (2016–current)
Member Citizens Oversight Committee, Monterey Peninsula Unified School District (2015–current)
President and Chariperson , Monterey PONY Baseball/Softball (1992–2012)

Biography

My experience spans over 54 years working in various fire departments and being involved in community politics.  I have involved myself in both community non-profits as to make a better place for our children and adults.  I have a strong work ethic that was handed down to me by my parents, most of my experience has been posted in the above categories for your review.

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Monterey County Association of Realtors

Organizations (2)

  • Monterey County Weekly
  • Monterey Bay Business Committee

Political Beliefs

My political philosophy is to provide for our citizens a safe and plesant city given the resources that we have and when revenues become available to re-invest those monies back into the city for not only our citizens, but the general public sho come to or through our city.

Accomplishments and Growth in the City

Summary

The position paper includes some of my accomplimnets and pass actions as a city councilmember to help the city become financially solvent.

Chaired the Dog Park Committee in renovation of the Dog Park, where I applied for a grant from the Monterey Peninsula Foundation, which funded most of the renovation.  Meeting with PG&E in changing our street lights to LED, which will save the city money. 

During the last four years I supported several issues that will provide needed revenue for the city, Monterey Bay Alternative Medicine, Del Rey Oaks Garden Supplies, and Monarch Recreational Vehicle Park.  

I believe in fiscal restraint and being held accountable.  I retired from the Monterey Fire Department.  My community service includes coordinating the Shoreline Church Food Pantry providing food and clothing for individuals in need.

With the aid of citizen’s committees we identify problems like traffic and safety on Highway 218 and the continuing development of the former Fort Ord property to find the best solution for our city.

 

 

 I am asking for your vote in that I may represent you in the future development of our city.

Candidate Contact Info

Email mikevent4@gmail.com

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