Video: Election Forum for County Supervisor District 3 at the Brentwood Library


On February 6, the Contra Costa County Library, held a candidates forum in the City of Brentwood at the Brentwood Library for candidates in the County Supervisor District 3 race.

The video highlights the forum which candidates Diane Burgis and Paul Seger answered a variety of questions.

Here is an outline of what was discussed:

  • 03:48 – candidates opening statements
  • 07:00 – What are the biggest issues facing District 3 and what can the county do about them?
  • 09:25 – How can we facilitate more collaboration within our community?
  • 11:38 – Does our community have a disaster response time and does it include economic recovery component?
  • 15:50 – What is the role of a District Supervisor in creating jobs and how will you create jobs?
  • 18:19 – Could you speak a little more specifically what jobs you want to bring to East Contra Costa County?
  • 21:47 – What efforts is being encouraged to inform the county communities to do all that is possible to reduce our carbon footprint?
  • 25:24 – Do you support Measure J?
  • 28:16 – How can we get jobs closer to people?
  • 31:45 – Do you support or oppose tunnels and what is your position?
  • 37:52 – Climate change: What can you suggest to help the local environment improve?
  • 41:40 – How do you pay for climate cleanup activities?
  • 45:00 – Homelessness: What programs are working now and what should we do more of?
  • 48:20 – If money appeared, grants or budget afforded, what would be a good solution to get homeless off the streets?
  • 51:40 – Mental Health: What programs do you support?
  • 55:41 – Military Veterans: Can you see about helping disabled veterans with transportation to veteran events?
  • 58:35 – Apprenticeship Programs: What do you plan to promote apprenticeship programs?
  • 1:02:10 – Marijuana: What plans to enhance efforts to prevent use by teenagers?
  • 1:04:30 – What action would you take if a proposed pot farm is proposed less than 1,000 feet from ballfield or family farm that sponsors many family events?
  • 1:05:57 – Tell us about the General Plan? How will the process be kicked off? How is the public going to be kept in the loop?
  • 1:09:21: Census: What can you suggest to get a higher percentage of non-English speaking population to complete the census information?
  • 1:13 – Closing Statements

The event was being done in partnership with the League of Women Voters, the Contra Costa County Elections Department and CCTV.


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