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San Diego County, CA November 4, 2014 Election
 Smart Voter James Peasley

Candidate for
Board Member; Padre Dam Municipal Water District; Division 5

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Civil Engineering Consultant
  • Board President, Padre Dam Municipal Water District
  • Founder and Principal Owner of Peasley & Associates, Established 1995
  • Registered Professional Engineer & Bachelor of Science Degree, SDSU
  • 35 Years of Water, Recycled Water, and Wastewater Experience
  • Santee-Lakeside Rotary Club Past President 2013-2014
  • East San Diego County History and Values
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Stabilize Customer Rates to Lowest Level Possible
  • Water Supply Reliability and Sufficiency
  • Integrity-Competence-Accountability-Experience
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Key Endorsements
  • JOEL ANDERSON, State Senator, 36th Senate District
  • BRIAN JONES, State Assemblyman, 71st Assembly District
  • DIANNE JACOB, Supervisor, San Diego County, Division 2
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Position Papers
Judge Wanger Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Water Supply Ruling Impact
Judge Wanger made a ruling in 2007 that ordered a historic reduction in supplies from the Delta. The single largest court-ordered water curtailment in state history. California simply cannot lose important water supplies without economic consequences. The Delta needs a comprehensive solution including new ways to isolate the impacts of water diversions from the estuary.
San Diego County Water Authority Water Rate Challenge Against Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Water Authority Board about four years ago approved filing suit against the MWD challenging the methodology for determining water rates. The allegation is that their methodology unfairly places a disproportionate cost burden on the Water Authority. San Diego County ratepayers may be overcharged as much as $230 million annually by 2021. The Water Authority Board of Directors is approaching this issue properly. The Water Authority prevailed in court and the case is under appeal.
Budget Deficit Elimination Program - James Peasley's Record of Protecting Rate Players
Soon after being sworn into office nearly four years ago I discovered, under the watch of the prior Board of Directors, that Padre Dam was running annual deficits in the millions of dollars. As an advocate of the rate payers this needed to be dealt with and resolved quickly. By making budget reductions and reducing staff by 19% we've been able to save ratepayers millions of dollars annually. Proven results matter!
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