LWV League of Women Voters of California
San Mateo County, CA November 7, 2000 Election
 Smart Voter Lisa Fernandez

Candidate for
Harbor Commissioner; San Mateo County Harbor District

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Accountant - San Mateo County Harbor District 2 1/2 years
  • BS in Business Administration with a Concentration in Finance
  • San Diego State University (Dean's Honor Roll)
  • Continued Accounting studies at University of New Mexico and Golden Gate University
  • Currently studying to take the CMA (Certified Management Accountant) exam.
  • Becker CPA Review Course
  • H&R Block Income Tax Course
Top Priorities if Elected
  • Fiscal Responsibility
  • Facility Improvements and Long Range Planning
  • Restore Public Confidence
Position Papers
Fiscal Responsibility
Stop spending money on unsound projects, Develope a plan with California Department of Boating and Waterways to pay the $16 million debt, Proceed with the development of Oyster Point Marina, Proactively seek grants from funding sources to pay for capital projects, Develop an employee incentive program, Eliminate General Manager's unreasonable and expensive perks, Eliminate Harbor Commissioner's benefits.
Facility Improvements and Long Range Planning
Prioritize safety rather than aesthetics; Pursue revenue generating activities; Purchase a dredge to perform annual dredging maintenance rather than contracting out to a for-profit business; Repair the fuel station at Oyster Point Marina; Develop a 10-year plan for facility improvements and replacements, Support our local fishermen.
Restore Public Confidence
Compliance with all laws, Eliminate current practice of censoring public comments at public Board meetings; Open public meetings to all by televising the meetings; Obey Brown Act
Key Endorsements
  • San Mateo County Democratic Central Committee
  • San Mateo County Times
  • National Women's Political Caucus
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Campaign Contact Information
Website: http://www.harborchange.com
E-mail: harborchange@earthlink.net

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