LWV League of Women Voters of California
San Mateo County, CA November 7, 2000 Election
Smart Voter Charles M. "Chuck" Kinney

Candidate for
Council Member; City of Menlo Park

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Menlo Park City Council Member 1996-2000, Mayor, 1998
  • President, Earthquake Readiness, residential seismic restoration company
  • Harvard College B.A. Architectural Sciences, Harvard Graduate School of Design, Masters in Landscape Architecture
  • Director San Francisquito Creek Joint Power Authority
  • Peninsula homeowner 29 years, past seven years living in restored 1920's home in the Allied Arts Neighborhood of Menlo Park
  • Married 36 years to Marilyn, high school sweetheart form Chicago. Three adult children and three grand children.
Top Priorities if Elected
  • Land Use: With the explosion of commercial development we need to update our General Plan to link new employee housing to job creation.
  • Expansion and coordination of mid day shuttles with adjoining cities and schools to reduce traffic congestion and provide transportation alternatives
  • San Francisquito Creek Joint Power Authority: Provide leadership to preserve the natural qualities of the Creek and solve flooding problems.
Position Papers
Sand Hill Road & Bridge
The Court sais Stanford doesn't need this roadway or bridge. And our General Plan says "No" to development that does not offer the City a net benefit. Let's not widen the road or bridge until we see that "net benefit".
Protect residential neighborhoods from cut though and regional traffic and expand shuttle systems to adjointing cities and schools.
Our environmental context
We need to nuture our environmental assets and improve and expand our recreational facilities and opportunities.
Key Endorsements
  • State Senator Byron Sher
  • Sierra Club
  • San Mateo Times
Campaign Contact Information
Website: http://www.chuckkinney.com
E-mail: chuck@chuckkinney.com

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