LWV League of Women Voters of California
Contra Costa County, CA November 7, 2000 Election
 Smart Voter Ralph Hoffmann

Candidate for
Director; San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Ralph is a Retired Chemical Engineer
  • Ralph holds a MS in Chemical Engineering from Ga Tech, the most applicable field for combustion and flammable materials
  • Ralph has over 25 years experience on Boards of Directors, the exact position for which he is a candidate
  • Ralph has over 15 years continuous residence in this District
  • Ralph has been on the Board of Directors of his Homeowners Association, Greenbrook, for over 14 years
  • Ralph spent 6 years on a Board of Directors of a resident controlled agency setting policy for fire, police, emergency dispatching & Parks-Pop.50,000
  • Ralph was Chair of the immediately above agency for a 1 year term
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Ralph will vote for policies, if elected to ensure a future of 4-5 minute response times and a top 5% in the Nation Rating for Districts
  • Ralph pledges to vote for maximum compensation for firefighters, within good fiscal responsibility, to hire and retain the most qualified personnel
  • Ralph will vote to pass reolutions and where applicable vote to direct management to reply to other bodies a clear policy restricting urban sprawl
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Position Papers
Limiting Urban Sprawl
Again, at the October 23 SRVFPD Board Meeting, the Directors refused to comment on whether to amend the General Plan as proposed in the Camino Tassajara DEIR
I will accept no contributions and spend no money on race
I will not accept campaign contributions from individuals Corporations, or PACs.The $1300 other candidates have spent on statements of qualifications I donated toCharity
Maximize Firefighter Salary/Benefits to Attract/Retain the Best Skilled Men/Women
For the next preliminary budget I advocate policy to CFO and Management which maximizes Firefighter compensation
Key Endorsements
  • A majority of the Danville Town Council
  • The San Ramon Valley Firefighters Association
  • Betsy Hoffmann, my wife and solemate for over 35 years
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Campaign Contact Information
Website: http://www.smartvoter.org/vote/hoffmann
E-mail: ann-hoffmann@webtv.net

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