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November 6, 2018 — California General Election
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City of EncinitasCandidate for Council Member, District 3

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Jody Hubbard

Businesswoman
4,184 votes (47.3%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Addressing the traffic issues in our neighborhoods for all modes of transportation - walking, biking, and driving.
  • Housing for seniors, young people and local business employees utilizing good design and land use principles.
  • Improve communication between city government and residents.

Experience

Experience

Profession:Helping people with Long Term Care Planning.
Owner, Jody Hubbard Long Term Care Planning (1999–current)
Planning Commissioner, Encinitas Planning Commission — Appointed position (2018–current)
Chief Financial Officer (CPA) / Vice President, Financial Freedom (1993–1999)
Chief Financial Officer/CPA, Native Sun Development Company (1985–1993)
CPA, Deloitte (1983–1984)
Staff Accountant / Senior Accountant / CPA, KPMG (1981–1983)

Education

California State University of Northridge Bachelors of Science, Accounting (1980)

Community Activities

Founding Member, Del Mar Bodysurfing Club (2012–current)
Member, Coastal Mobility and Livability Working Group for Encinitas (2016–2018)
Volunteer walking petitions to qualify Proposition A for the ballot, 2013, Proposition A, City of Encinitas (2013–2013)

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Mayor Catherine Blakespear, Encinitas

Organizations (4)

  • Sierra Club
  • League of Conservation Voters
  • Planned Parenthood
  • California Bicycle Coalition

Individuals (1)

  • Mike Levin, 49th Congressional Seat Candidate

Questions & Answers

Questions from The League of Women Voters North County San Diego (3)

Do you support increasing the housing density in your district of Encinitas? What other options might there be for improving the City's supply of affordable housing?
Answer from Jody Hubbard:

Yes, I do support increasing the housing density in our district.  Going forward we need to become proactive in solving a problem of our own making.  We have 3 demographics in our community that have not been served.   They are seniors wanting to downsize, young professionals starting out, and employees who work in the local businesses.  These 3 groups want to live close to transit, retail services and their jobs.    

To improve the City's supply of affordable housing, we should be using good design and land use principals to build smaller, higher density units in a way that fits into our community.    These units should be built in the business areas – Cardiff, Encinitas, Leucadia and the El Camino Real Corridor.   Instead of waiting for the State of California to tell us what to do, it’s time for Encinitas to take charge of its own future.  I believe we can satisfy the State and the courts when they see we are serious and taking care of our residents – all of them.

 

Do you approve of the City's current approach to addressing the problems of homelessness in Encinitas? What specific changes, if any, would you make?
Answer from Jody Hubbard:

Yes, I do approve of the City's approach to addressing homelessness.  The homeless problem has gotten worse in Encinitas because of the housing crisis.  I am proud of the work that Mayor Blakespear and the council have done in working with the county and the Community Resource Center.  I support our current approach.  I believe we are always going to have a homeless problem and it’s in our best interest to continue addressing it with a multi-faceted approach.

 

Do you advocate any changes to the City's current policies regarding recreational and medical cannabis businesses? Please explain.
Answer from Jody Hubbard:

 Yes, I support changing our regulations to allow delivery of medical cannabis from licensed dispensaries. There is a state bill currently in process that will override our current city regulations. If the state bill doesn’t pass, I will support Mayor Blakespear’s position to allow medical cannabis delivery.  Regarding recreational use, there will be an initiative on the ballot in 2020 and the residents of Encinitas will decide.

Videos (1)

— October 9, 2018 Paid for by Jody Hubbard for City Council 2018

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