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San Luis Obispo County, CA November 2, 2010 Election
 Smart Voter Kathy M Smith

Candidate for
Councilmember; City of San Luis Obispo

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Retired Business Executive
  • Restored, owned Garden Street Inn for 15 years
  • SLO City Council Member, 1994-1998, creating the positions of Economic Development and Natural Resource Managers as well as Art in Public Places.
  • Non-profit leadership in SLO County in Literacy Council, Newman Catholic Center, Agricultural Leadership Program and Big Brothers Big Sisters.
  • Pioneer in upper management of hospitals in fields of Marketing, Program Development and Public Relations in Indiana, Ohio & CA.
  • Worked way through college while employed full-time as staff writer at newspapers - The Charleston Gazette & Beckley Post-Herald in West Virginia.
  • Bachelors Degree - University of Charleston/ Masters work in Public Administration/Relations - Mother of two children, now 2 grandchildren!
Top Priorities if Elected
  • Strengthen San Luis Obispo Economy - Vital Business Community, Head-of-Household Jobs, Smart Growth.
  • Protect SLO Quality of Life - Neighborhood Preservation, Distinctive Downtown, Open Space, Fire & Police Resources, Traffic Mgt. & Public Transit
  • Maintain City's Fiscal Integrity - Continue 20% reserve, Build public/private partnerships, maintain experienced/skilled workforce.
Key Endorsements
  • City - Ken Schwartz, Allen Settle, John Ewan, John Ashbaugh.
  • SLO City Firefighters Local 3523; SLO Police Officers' Assn.
  • County - Adam Hill, Sierra Club
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