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November 8, 2016 — California General Election
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City of GilroyCandidate for City Council

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Cat Tucker

Incumbent
5,766 votes (14.71%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Planned Growth: Promoting in-fill development and reducing Downtown impact fees along with instituting firm growth limits in our Residential Development Ordinance will be a first step to strengthen our community.
  • Economic Development: We need to attract industries that pay more than minimum wage; following through with the Gilroy Economic Strategic Plan which calls for Professional, Scientific and Technical Service Companies along with Food Manufacturing.
  • Fiscal Responsibility: We have to plan on investing in our City infrastructure such as Roads, sidewalks and youth programs while at the same time operate within a balanced budget.

Experience

Experience

Profession:Business Operations, Applied Materials-Display BU
Manager, Business Ops, Applied Materials, Display Business Unit (1994–current)
Council Member, Gilroy City Council — Elected position (2007–current)
Board Member, Santa Clara County Valley Habitat Agency — Appointed position (2012–current)
Board Member, Gilroy Welcome Center — Appointed position (2008–current)
Past Member, LAFCO — Appointed position (2013–current)
Commmissioner, Gilroy Planning Commission — Appointed position (1998–2006)

Community Activities

Refreshments Chair, Gilroy Garlic Festival (2015–current)
Camp Director Mexico - Volunteer, St. Mary Mexico Mission (2011–current)

Who supports this candidate?

Organizations (1)

  • Santa Clara County Democratic Central Committee

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