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|Santa Barbara County, CA||November 6, 2012 Election|
Re-elect Kathleen Reddington Carpinteria City Council Member
By Kathleen ReddingtonCandidate for Council Member; City of Carpinteria
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As your city council woman I pledge to protect our coastal and mountain environment, create a sustainable healthy community, with enough prosperity for future generations to enjoy our Carpinteria.Re-elect Kathleen Reddington Carpinteria City Council Member
Four years ago you elected me your City Council Member. I am proud of my first term in office.
Defeated Paredon proposed onshore oil drilling.
Acquired the Seaside Building and public park lands.
Banned single use bags.
Celebrated the reopening of the remodeled ecologically and environmentally sustainable award winning Albertsons Supermarket.
Funded the Public Library to stay open more days.
Kept our city fiscally solvent with nearly $6.8 million in reserve
Established three citizens committees, Neighborhood Preservation Committee, 101 Freeway Design Review Team, Integrated Pest Management Team.
Secured Grant Funding to rebuild Carpinteria Creek Bridge and the 9th Street Pedestrian Bridge
Sponsored "First Friday" events to encourage residents and visitors alike to shop local.
Hired an Environmental Coordinator to work with state, county and local conservation and environmental groups and retain project grant funding .
Created two pocket parks.
Approved Dahlia Court 33 apartments and community center and Casa de Las Flores, 43 apartments and a community center low income Worker Housing Developments through People's Self Help Housing
Approved Lagunitas Mixed-use live work Project, 37 single family homes and 36 condos, with 11 affordable condo units. Currently in the construction stage with over 50% sold.
Replaced gas powered city vehicles with hybrids
Served : Regional Agencies, Boards and Committees
Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District Board of Directors (Chairperson) Beach Erosion Authority For Clean Oceans and Nourishment South Coast Homeless Advisory Committee League of Cities Representative Voting Delegate Coastal Cities Advisory Committee to California Coastal Commission
Vote to re-elect Reddington November 6, 2012
Carpinteria needs real leadership. Carpinterians need hard working elected officials they trust with a proven track record.
As your City Council Member I pledge to:
Preserve our precious ocean ands mountain environment
Promote sustainable growth, make the use of trains, bikes, public transportation more accessible, safer and easier.
Enhance our downtown business district.
Encourage discussion and dialogue to increase and retain economic vitality in the business community. Tyco, Megellan and Clipper Windpower left Carpinteria in the last 2 months.
Establish a World Surfing Reserve at Rincon
Create a community garden for our friends and families.
Build a skateboard park, and a bowling alley, so our kids aren't jailbait.
Reduce our use of toxic pesticides and chemicals by implementing the recommendations of the Integrated Pest Management team.
Work with CALTRANS to implement the Design Review Team findings in the 101 expansion final plans for bikeways, bridges and aesthetic features that retain the small town character of Carpinteria.
Bring back the Carpinteria bathing beauty to welcome visitors, a nostalgic gateway sign on the way into and out of town
There is a lot worth keeping here in Carpinteria the last real rural, revered, relaxing and remarkable California beach town. Vote to re-elect Reddington November 8, 2012
Carpinteria needs real leadership. Carpinterians need hard working elected officials they trust with a proven track record. There is a lot worth keeping here in Carpinteria the last rural, real, revered, relaxing and remarkable California beach town. I will work to preserve Carpinteria, "Our treasure by the Sea."
Vote On November 6th , to Re-elect Kathleen Reddington City Council for Carpinteria today and tomorrow.
October 23, 2012
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