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City of Palm DesertCandidate for City Council

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Susan Marie Weber

Councilmember / Accountant
8,822 votes (20.94%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Develop and maintain an open, fiscally conservative city government that serves all residents and visitors.
  • Council meetings and Committee meetings at times of day convenient to all residents. Council meetings should be in the evening so working people can attend.
  • Support successful businesses and encourage new ones. Attract clean industry like software manufacture, research, education and renewable energy.

Experience

Experience

Profession:Owner, Management Essentials
Owner, Management Essentials, Self-Employed (1980–current)
Councilmember, Palm Desert City Council — Elected position (2012–current)
Mayor, Palm Desert City Council — Elected position (2015–2015)

Education

Cal State University San Bernardino BS in Business Administration (1979)

Community Activities

Board Member and Treasurer, Historical Society of Palm Desert (2010–current)
City Liaison, Coachella Valley Mountain Conservancy (2012–current)
City Liaison, Commission on Art in Public Places (2012–current)
Member, Palm Desert Rotary Club (2003–current)
Past Board Member, Palm Desert High School Foundation (1987–1994)

Who supports this candidate?

Organizations (3)

  • The Desert Sun newspaper Editorial Board
  • California Desert Association of Realtors
  • Desert Valley Builders Association

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

I want to continue to utilize my expertise in reviewing the city's budget and finances. My emphasis is on public safety, maintaining the city's special environment and our business community. As a small business owner I am able to relate to businesses. Having a variety of clients, I hear about issues that might otherwise go unnoticed. Listening to citizens and finding ways to solve problems makes the job of Councilmember worthwhile.

I strongly support the improvements at San Pablo and was instrumental in bringing the team that developed this plan to our city. 

I will deal with issues thoughtfully, and promise to constantly review the budget and analyze other ways we can meet the city's needs besides raising taxes on the residents of Palm Desert.  

 

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