EDITOR'S NOTE: Patch is running each candidate's statement on file with the City Clerk's office on consecutive days in the order the names will appear on the ballot.
NAME: Kim McCarthy
Out of control water bills, traffic, increasing debt … vote for me to stop this insanity. My name is Kim McCarthy, a 12-year resident of SJC, wife and mother of three. I was born and raised in Michigan and am a graduate of Wayne State University in Detroit. Since moving to SJC I have:
Consistently attended City Council meetings to stay informed about local issues that affect all residents.
Completed the city’s Leadership Academy course on local government to familiarize myself with city operations.
Implemented and served on the Community Issues Ad-Hoc Committee
For the past 2 ½ years, served on the editorial board of the Capistrano Common Sense (www.ccsense.com) to get the facts to you.
Staunchly supported the establishment of the Capistrano Taxpayers Association (www.capotax.org)
I will fight to reduce local taxation through reduction of water/sewer rates, permits and ticketing fees. I will fight to maintain local infrastructure including your neighborhood streets, and rein in wasteful spending on consultants. I will listen to your solutions to improve traffic flow and other local issues. Vote for me if you want a fighter for your quality of life. Please visit my website: www.commonsense4SJC.com.
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