Views on the Environment: Contra Costa County Supervisor Candidates Forum

From Greenbelt Alliance:

Views on the Environment: Contra Costa County Supervisor Candidates Forum

Should we allow urban development on rural lands outside our urban limit lines? How do we have clean air and clean drinking water? What are the best ways to manage traffic?

Tassajara Valley

This summer, many Contra Costa County voters will elect a new County Supervisor. The new Board of Supervisors will make some of the most important decisions in a generation, affecting our quality of life for decades to come. Join Greenbelt Alliance, Save Mount DiabloSierra Club, the League of Conservation Voters of the East Bay and theCalifornia Native Plant Society at Views on the Environment: Contra Costa County Supervisor Candidate Forum moderated by Contra Costa Times political reporter Lisa Vorderbrueggen.

With Supervisor Gayle Uilkema retiring and candidates running in recently redrawn districts, this election promises to be exciting – especially in the new District II, which now includes LaMorinda, San Ramon Valley, and portions of Walnut Creek.


Date: Thursday, April 12, 2012
Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
LocationSan Ramon Community Center.

RSVP required.


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