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November 8, 2016 — California General Election
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City Council, District 2City of San LeandroNovember 8, 2016California General Election

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November 8, 2016California General Election

City of San LeandroCity Council, District 2

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Election Results

  • 100% of precincts reporting (54/54).

About this office

Members of the city council draft and vote on city laws and appoint certain municipal officers and employees.
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Business Operations Manager
14,648 votes (54.3%)Winning
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  • Infrastructure
  • Housing
  • Fully funding Police & Fire.
Profession:Business Operations Manager
Real Estate Operations Manager, Robert Half Intl. (2015current)
Planning Commissioner, Chair, San Leandro — Appointed position (2011current)
University of San Francisco MS, Organizational Development (2012)
CSU East Bay (Hayward) MBA, Strategic Management (2001)
CSULB Bachelor of Science,, Financial Management (1999)
President Emeritus, National Society of Hispanic MBAs (now Prospanica) (2001current)

As a long-time Commissioner and Planning Commission Chair with a career in Business and Finance, and Masters Degrees in Strategic Management and Organizational Development, I have the education and professional experience needed to represent you on City Council. Building on recent progress we can bring long-term fiscal stability to San Leandro while attracting technology and advanced manufacturing businesses creating well-paying jobs.

As we implement the years of planning that began San Leandro’s transformation, we must work together to seize opportunities and tackle our challenges while shaping our future. Most importantly, we must fully fund public safety to reduce emergency response times and safeguard our neighborhoods.  I will continue to work with residents, community and business leaders, neighborhood associations, and elected officials to improve our schools, enhance retail and housing options throughout our neighborhoods, revitalize Bayfair, repair our streets, fix potholes and reduce traffic.  I choose to raise my family in San Leandro because it’s a community built on a culture and legacy of caring for others —values I want my daughters to learn first-hand.   Working together we can enhance the vital safety-net programs that assist local families who struggle to meet basic needs.

I respectfully ask for your vote.  Learn more at EdHernandezforCityCouncil.com

  • Vice Mayor Ursula Reed, City of San Leandro
  • Director Rebecca Saltzman, BART Board of Directors
  • Councilmember Lee Thomas, City of San Leandro
  • President Eileen McDonald, Alameda County Board of Education
  • Councilmember Michael Gregory, City of San Leandro (ret.)

On housing...San Leandro must focus on increasing affordable (by design) housing particularly near mass transit. We must ensure that we build within areas that are prime for redevelopment and encourage/attract developers with incentives that directly benefit the community.   Furthermore, any development at BART, in our Downtown, or along our transit corridors should focus on mixed-use developments with a work-force housing component.

We should attract developers who care about San Leandro’s character and can also focus on building high-income housing for business entrepreneurs.  Those who want to grow/expand their efforts at places like the San Leandro Technology Campus that provide advanced manufacturing and technology-oriented high paying jobs.

Overall...

My core vision for San Leandro, and its residents, is a thriving city full of opportunity. I want long-term fiscal stability so we can fully fund public safety, safeguard our neighborhoods and reduce emergency response times, improve our schools, enhance retail and housing options throughout our neighborhoods, revitalize Bayfair, repair our streets, fix potholes and reduce traffic and enhance safety-net programs.

For the past five years, I have been active member of the Planning Commission with various projects for housing and jobs (the Village Marketplace, San Leandro Tech Campus, Marina Redevelopment, Marea Alta and the Bayfair Specific Plan).  In addition, I have been an active participant in the General Plan Update to include sustainability elements such as ‘street diets,’ increasing modes of transportation such as walkability, non-motorized vehicles, Transit Oriented Development and leveraging the 2013 Next Generation Workplace study to humanize the Industrial Area in San Leandro (less trucks, storage of stuff).

Construction Projects Foreman
12,282 votes (45.6%)
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  • Public Safety
  • Affordability
  • Well-paying jobs
Profession:Construction Project Foreman

I’m running to represent working families and to keep San Leandro an affordable place to live, work, start a business, and raise a family. I serve on the Recreation and Parks Commission, where I’ve worked to maintain our beautiful parks and to run quality recreational programs. I also work as a Sheet Metal Foreman leading a crew that installs commercial heating and air conditioning systems.

 

I’m a 4th generation San Leandro resident and I bought my house from my grandparents. I’ve seen San Leandro grow and I’ve built relationships throughout our community. As your City Councilmember, I promise to be accessible and proactive in addressing your concerns.

 

I’m married and I’m the proud father of five children all of whom attended or will attend public schools. I believe the City Council should do everything in its power to support our school district, and to make sure students are safe.

 

My top priority will be public safety. I’m committed to providing our firefighters and police officers with the resources they need to reduce emergency response times and keep our neighborhoods safe. I’ll work to expand Lit San Leandro broadband access to our neighborhoods and schools and to continue San Leandro’s development as a center of innovation. I’ll also leverage state and county resources to revitalize the Bayfair neighborhood and build more affordable housing.

  

I’m honored to have received the endorsement of Assemblyman Rob Bonta, Councilmembers Jim Prola, Corina Lopez, Ursula Reed, and Benny Lee, Trustees Diana Prola and Evelyn Gonzalez, the Alameda County Democratic Party, Alameda County Firefighters Local 55, the San Leandro Police Officer’s Association, the Alameda Labor Council, The Alameda County Building and Construction Trades Council, Sheet Metal Workers Local 104, and many elected officials, local business owners, and community members.

 

I humbly ask for your vote.

 

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