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November 8, 2016 — California General Election
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City of OakleyCandidate for City Council

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Stephen Demarco

Accountant/Tax Auditor
2,326 votes (8.59%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Encourge strong economic opportunities and job growth throw developemnt of businessin Oakley.
  • Develop more accountability in te city budget
  • Ensure a better development / growth of housing in Oakley.

Experience

Experience

Profession:Tax Auditor, Accountant
Tax Auditor, California Board of Equalization (2014–current)
Office Manager / Bookkeeper, Senior Home Companions (2012–2014)

Education

Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University Master of Science (M.S.) Accounting & Financial Management with Honors, Accounting & Finance (2014)

Community Activities

Treasurer , Knights of Columbus, St. Anthony's Catholic Church (2015–current)
Assistant Scout Master, Boy Scout Troop 152, Oakley (2014–current)

Biography

To be fair, I have had several careers over my lifetime, but the one i am most proud of is husband, father and son. My past includes being a US Marine, a high school teacher, accountant, sales manager and several others.

I have attached my linkedIn profile if your really interested... :) 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephen-demarco-a0a6368?trk=nav_responsive_tab_profile

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

My political philosophy is simple I think in that I am fiscally conservative, socially a “I dont' care” person. In other words, what you do in your home is your business, not the governments. Fiscally I think the government should run on a balanced budget just like any family must. Kind of like the boy scouts, leave behind better than what you found, no matter how small.

 

Position Papers

Slow Growth in housing, Real growth in business development.

Summary

 Traffic is difficult, local taxes are high, the restaurants that are here are always crowded, and Oakley is going to get more people and homes.

 

Oakley is experiencing the largest building boom in its history, with construction under way on 5,000 homes in the next 20 years. Achieving balanced communities and strengthening community cohesion means making provisions for good quality housing offering a variety of house types, sizes and tenures to meet different needs and development that provides opportunities for the community to share in local employment, shopping, leisure and social facilities which are fundamental to the building of more balanced communities.

 

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