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LWV League of Women Voters of California
San Joaquin County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
 Smart Voter John Raymond Beckman

Candidate for
Council Member; City of Lodi

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: College Teacher
  • Aid to Assemblyman Anthony Pescetti
  • Vice-Chair of the Lodi Planning Commission
  • Member of Lodi Site Plan and Architecural Review Committee
  • Member of Heartland Community Church
  • Member of Lodi Rotary and Kiwanis clubs
  • Past President of The Friends of Tokay High School Foundation
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Protect, preserve and enhance our local water supply and quality.
  • Closely watch spending by the City and reduce waste.
  • Increase home ownership and high paying jobs in Lodi.
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Position Papers
Redevelopment Agencies
Redevelopment Agencies are very useful when used properly. I strongly support redevelopment agencies that do not have the power of imminent domain. I just as strongly will oppose redevelopment agencies that have the power of imminent domain.
Water is vital for any community to thrive or even survive. Lodi's economy is driven by agriculture which also relies heavily on water. If Lodi is to have a future in a State with a quickly growing population the leaders of Lodi MUST be willing to fight for our water, I am.
Government spending and waste
Lodi has an excellent credit rating and a track record of being a fiscally responsible steward of tax dollars. I intend to keep it that way.
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