That’s some high priced schlock. All Pacific and no Grove. No people, no trees, no homes. What are they thinking?
Four of the six council members voted for Miller during Tuesday’s special meeting, just beating the 30-day deadline to replace Lindsay, who said she was stepping down for family reasons.
Miller will serve out the rest of Lindsay’s term, which is up for election in November.
Councilman Bill Kampe voted for planning commissioner and retired businessman Bill Frederickson. Councilman Robert Huitt voted for Defense Language Institute employee Rudy Fischer.
Here’s the list of hopefuls that applied to replace quitter Deborah “Bankrupt” Lindsay, and some comments from their statements.
Richard Ahart – Uses the word “sustainable”. Thinks that allowing more fast food franchises can help bring revenue and then touts several fast food corporations as clients. Says he “has earned the confidence of voters during the last election”. He was dead last, getting fewer votes than David Dilworth, LOL.
Laura Dadiw – “Dadiw Associates . . Headquartered in Pacific Grove” Consultant that works from home. Prioritizes “health and welfare of Pacific Grove youth”. Sounding good until I notice she puts down 93953 as her ZIP Code. That’s Pebble Beach, dummy.
Eric Chad Fonferek – wants to “stimulate business growth” and “raise Pacific Grove’s tourism profile. Thinks that Holman building is a city asset. I thought Nadir owned it.
William Fredrickson – Mechanical Engineer. Wants to work with Moe to bring more tourists to P.G. Might know how to fix the sewers that fill up from said tourists.
Khalil Ibrahim – Arabic teacher. Long list of experiences, none that have to do with being on city council. Offers up nothing to give to the city.
Daniel Miller – 54 year resident. Came in 4th place in last election that put Bankrupt Deb in office at 3rd place.
Rudy Fischer – another misguided person that thinks Moe is “doing a lot to bring new business” and repairing sidewalks will make us walk instead of drive.
6 out of 7 city council positions will be up for grabs in November.
Someone asked Admin to apply.
Lindsay resigned, effective May 6, citing family issues, and the council will accept applications from citizens interested in the job and vote on them in June.
If they are unable to decide on a council member, the City Charter provides that Mayor Carmelita Garcia make the appointment.
To fill Lindsay’s seat, Frutchey suggested the council follow the procedure used to choose Huitt and Cuneo from among 15 candidates who applied: Allow them to make short presentations about their interest and qualifications at the June 2 meeting, and respond to questions posed by the council. The order of presentation would be determined by lot.
The coin toss comes to mind, since the town cannot elect people with any kind of allegiance.
Sustainability kook, bankrupt, quitter. The new generation of elected officials in P.G. continues to disappoint.
Lindsay, who was elected to the council in November 2008, said she is leaving due to family issues.
She served as the council’s representative to the Transportation Agency for Monterey County, on the Pacific Grove Natural History Museum board, and chaired the city’s Ad Hoc Water Alternative Subcommittee.
Who says the city council does not do enough for us – a business was born from an off the cuff remark. Four Stars, check it out.
Cheap Websites At Webschlock.com, a recession era startup inspired by a City of Pacific Grove councilwoman’s remark that websites created by volunteers are schlocky, announced a “49 Buck Special.” Bobby Joe, the company’s head website designer, said, “We don’t volunteer for nothing but we create schlocky sites real cheap. For a limited time we will give folks a web page for only 49 bucks and we even throw in a free domain name and free hosting for one month. If folks want to continue after the first month, we’ll give them an additional 11 months of hosting for only 11 bucks.”
Letter published aimed at the Carmel Valley city-or-not voters:
If you need proof that newcomers usually don’t have the veteran residents’ welfare and concerns in their hearts, witness the recent past in Pacific Grove.
Hopefully, Pacific Grove is back on the right track. Residents do care where their leaders went to high school.
Reference to Deborah “Debt” Lindsay, one of our short time residents elected to council slamming longtime local Carmelita Garcia in the recent mayoral choice debate. See the You Tube video for “the speech”.
By the toss of a coin. Could P.G. politics get any weirder? Good news for chicken owners. Only the losers supported Kampe.
Few members of the public were present when City Attorney David Laredo tossed the coin about 9 p.m. It landed tail side up, in favor of Garcia.
The council was split 3-3, with Garcia supported by council members Alan Cohen and Lisa Bennett. Councilwomen Vicki Stilwell and Deborah Lindsay backed Kampe.
After voting three times, with the same result, it was clear that neither Kampe nor Garcia would step aside, and their supporters would not be swayed.
Was 2nd from the last. More people voted for Loosin’ Susan than him.
Recall votes don’t seem to be there
If David Dilworth couldn’t get enough votes to be elected to the Pacific Grove City Council in 2008, and previously, why does he think he can get enough to recall Mayor Dan Cort, and council members Deborah Lindsay, Bill Kampe, and Vicki Stilwell?