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November 8, 2016 — California General Election

City of Pleasant HillCandidate for City Council

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Tim Flaherty

Pleasant Hill Councilmember
10,124 votes (34.27%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Protect our city finances by leading the Council's Budget Committee
  • Support planning that keeps Pleasant Hill a great place to live, work, raise a family, conduct business and play.
  • Keep the lines of communication open and transparent with the public we serve



Profession:Member, Pleasant Hill City Council
Managing Partner, San Francisco Office, Morris Polich & Purdy LLP (2010–current)
Councilmember, City Of Pleasant Hill — Elected position (2012–current)
Planning Commissioner, City of Pleasant Hill Planning Commission — Appointed position (2010–2012)
Chair, CIvic Action Commissioner, Pleasant Hill Civic Action Commssion — Appointed position (2000–2012)


University of San Francisco BA, Government, University of San Francisco; J.D., University of San Francisco School of Law, Government (1981)


Candidate Statement

Tim Flaherty

Thank you for caring enough about Pleasant Hill’s future to read this and consider whom to elect to the City Council.  I would like to earn your vote.

The past four years I have worked together with my colleagues on the Pleasant Hill City Council to meet the challenges of the day and make smart decisions for our City.  The result of our hard work is evident in the desirable quality of life in Pleasant Hill which continues to be a great place to live and work, raise a family, and conduct business.   Our city is walkable, it’s bikeable and we have vibrant commercial areas.  A 2016 survey of Pleasant Hill residents demonstrated they are highly satisfied with our City and happy to be here.

During my tenure the City has enjoyed notable economic growth and development of new and local businesses while preserving our small town character.  I kept my promises to protect our city finances and keep Pleasant Hill a safe place to live.  I have served the past three years, and twice as Chair, on the City Council Budget Committee overseeing all aspects of the City’s finances. We adopted, for the first time ever, a long range financial plan which maintains healthy reserves, invests in our roads and infrastructure, and ensures that  expenses remain balanced against revenues for the next 10 years.  

I am proud to represent you on the City Council and I want to continue to work for you.

I ask for your vote.

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Community Leaders Jim and Margie Alkire Dawn Block Jim Bonato Mark Ciabattari Paul and Sheila Cotruvo Ryann and Connor D
  • Councilmembers Sue Noack, Mayor Michael G. Harris David Durant Ken Carlson Recreation and Park District Board Members Za

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