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Ventura County, CA November 3, 2009 Election
 Smart Voter Neal Andrews

Candidate for
Council Member; City of San Buenaventura

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: City Councilmember/Businessman
  • Chief executive of large corporate and government agencies
  • Manager of multi-million dollar budgets
  • Former professor of government and public policy at leading universities
  • Nearly 10 years pioneering leadership in emergency medical services
  • Member of numerous regional and national boards of directors and commissions
  • Twice elected to International Board of Directors of a leading international strategic business organization
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Bringing greater economic prosperity to Ventura while preserving and enhancing its quality of life and small town character
  • Re-asserting fiscal integrity with sound budget policies and controlled expenditures, particularly payroll and benefit costs
  • Re-focusing City priorities to properly reflect citizen concerns with public safety, street repair, and essential public services
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Key Endorsements
  • Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association
  • Ventura Chamber of Commerce
  • Voted one of the three best political leaders in Ventura County
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Position Papers
General Statement of Positions and Principles
I support the maintenance of effective public safety services, strong economic development that supports a prosperous community, the preservation of fiscal integrity and accountability, responsible budget policies to achieve sustainable City government without increasing taxes, the restoration of an effective street and infrastructure maintenance program, and the development of a strong cultural tourist program.
Past Stands on Important Issues
I led the Coalition Against Measure "O" saving $250 million dollars for taxpayers, fought fiscal irresponsibility in water agency management, stood for protection of water quality, and was a pioneer in development of modern standards for emergency medical services.
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