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November 8, 2016 — California General Election
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Director — Rancho Murieta Community Services District

4 Year Term
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Les Clark

Professional Civil Engineer
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John Merchant

Retired Business Owner
1,712 votes (31.55%)Winning
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Les Clark

Professional Civil Engineer
1,578 votes (29.08%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Assure efficient, cost effective, equitable Community Services for all within the Rancho Murieta Community Services District, both existing and future.
  • More efficient infrastructure management tools to reduce operating costs. Program management documents and GIS based asset management tools.
  • Assurances that proposed development impacts will be appropriately mitigated, while providing equitable services to all.

Experience

Experience

Profession:Professional Civil Engineer

Biography

I am a registered professional Civil Engineer in California, and have spent a forty plus year career intimately involved with planning, designing, financing and implementing community serving civil infrastructure for large Master Planned Communities, including Rancho Murieta.  I have lived in Rancho Murieta for sixteen plus years, and am now able to devote more time to serve this outstanding community.

My professional career provides me with an intimate understanding of nearly all of the community services that the CSD provides for our community residents.  I understand water supply, treatment and delivery, wastewater beneficial reuse, and storm water quality issues.  I also understand the complex inter-relations between these services.  This allows me to contribute to making sound, reasoned decisions relating to their equitable, efficient and cost effective delivery, for the mutual benefit of all current and future residents.

 

I understand the necessity for coordination and collaboration between the CSD, all the Home Owners Associations, the Country Club, and Commercial entities, to assure uniform provision of services to all.  My complete understanding of the County Governmental processes relating to land development equips me to thoroughly assess potential problems and impacts, and work toward mitigation, as our community builds towards its’ planned future.

Political Beliefs

This is a non-partisan elected office.  I believe that the least governance required to serve the community, is the right approach.  

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Michael Martel

Incumbent
1,201 votes (22.13%)
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Betty Ferraro

Incumbent
929 votes (17.12%)
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