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

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Howard Miller

Incumbent
7,449 votes (33.45%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Transportation: Improve City Streets; Implement Meaningful Noise Reduction & Fix Choke Points on Highway 85; Define Viable Transit Solutions for Highway 85
  • Efficient Government: Steadfast Fiscal Policies for Financial Stability; Reduce or Eliminate Laws to help New Businesses and Individual Citizens
  • Parks: Implement the Saratoga-to-the-Sea Trail; re-Open the Guava Court - Fredericksburg Crossing

Experience

Experience

Profession:Incumbent / Senior Engineering Manager
Council Member, Saratoga City Council — Elected position (2012–current)
Senior Engineering Manager, Apple Inc. (1993–2016)
Mayor, Saratoga City Council — Elected position (2014–2015)
Council Member, Saratoga City Council — Elected position (2008–2012)
Mayor, Saratoga City Council — Elected position (2010–2011)
Engineering Manager, Hewlett-Packard (1985–1993)

Education

Standford Masters of Science, Computer Science (1990)
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo Bachelor's of Science, Electronic Engineering (1985)

Community Activities

Music Volunteer and Chaperone, Saratoga Music Boosters (1998–current)
Regional Commissioner, Referee, Coach, CVPA, Saratoga Soccer, AYSO Region 27 (1998–2008)
Assistant Scout Master, Eagle Scout Mentor, Boy Scouts of America, Troop 353 (2000–2006)

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Cynthia Chang - School Board Member
  • Kathleen King - Past Mayor of Saratoga
  • Pat Martell - Past President of the Saratoga Chamber of Commerce

Elected Officials (2)

  • Jill Hunter - Past Mayor of Saratoga
  • Chuck Page - Past Mayor of Saratoga

Videos (4)

— October 15, 2016 City of Saratoga

After 7 years of Effort, Howard was able to Acquire, Annex, Sevelop a Master Plan, Complete Initial Construction and Open Quarry Park nestled in the foot hills of Saratoga.

22000 Congress Spring Road, Saratoga CA

— October 15, 2016 City of Saratoga

Howard lead public tours of the pre-construction Park to allow the citizens access to the amazing park before and during the master planning stages of the park.  Yearly access was critical in allowing people to have knwedge of the unique attributes of the park so they could influence the Master Plan.

22000 Congress Spring Road, Saratoga CA

 

— October 15, 2016 City of Saratoga

Howard lead a two year effort to re-negotitate the City Garbage Contract expanding recycling services at no additional cost.  This video covers the highlights.

— October 15, 2016 City of Saratoga

Howard lead the effort to insure unused medications and household hazardous waste is properly disposed.

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