LWV League of Women Voters of California
San Mateo County, CA November 7, 2000 Election
 Smart Voter James R. Janz

Candidate for
Council Member; Town of Atherton

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Attorney/City Planner
  • Ten years of interaction with Atherton residents as a member of the Planning Commission and the General Plan Committee.
  • Three years as Chair of the Planning Commission and the Atherton General Plan Committee.
  • Led the enactment of new laws on Landscape Screening, Outdoor Lighting, Noise and Nuisance Controls, and Zoning Code Limits on house size.
  • 21 years of experience as a land use attorney in the Bay Area, including interaction with city officials and land use controls throughout California.
  • A career oriented around urban affairs, including experience as a municipal engineer, VISTA volunteer, and policy analyst on budgetary matters.
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • To restore qualified, reasonable, and responsible leadership to our Town, and trust and credibility in its City Council.
  • To prevent an already reduced police department from becoming further reduced and jeopardizing the security of our community.
  • To achieve an affordable balanced operating budget to meet the daily service needs of residents in the most cost-effective manner.
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Position Papers
What We Need To Work On
Restoring traditional values; Community agreement on the level of municipal services and reliable funding therefor.
What I Have to Offer the Residents of Atherton.
I have the Experience, Knowledge, Ability and Goals.
Key Endorsements
  • Robert Huber, Atherton City Council Member
  • Marion E. Oster, President, Atherton Heritage Association, Director, Linden
  • Teri Watts, 1998 Atherton City Council Candidate
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Campaign Contact Information
E-mail: jrj@tzmm.com

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