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From the desk of:
Philippa Klessig, Mayor Pro Tem (incumbent)
Dear Neighbors â??
Listening to your opinions and expectations, discussing concerns, and arriving at solutions togetherâ?¦ I love being your City Councilmember
My first 4 years on Westlake Village City Council have gone by with a flurry of activity. Your input and my guidance have played a role in helping the City realize:
â?¢ beautiful streetscape enhancements
â?¢ reduced fiscal debt
â?¢ more fun family events like our TGIF series
â?¢ new services such as E-waste pickup and Sunday library hours
â?¢ increased support of our public school (especially the technology programs)
â?¢ a new partnership to improve cell reception in our city
â?¢ established a public art program
â?¢ looked to our future and defined goals with the 2015 committee
â?¢ better communications with our residentsâ?¦to name just a few!
Currently I have initiated and council is working on:
â?¢ A review of pedestrian and bicycle safety
â?¢ Studies on how to enhance street lighting and
â?¢ And importantly with Mayor Sue McSweeney, focusing on healthy city* issues and initiatives for our wonderful city.
Looking forward and listening to you has helped me shape the following priorities:
â?¢ Keeping a lid on traffic
â?¢ Expanded park development
â?¢ Increasing bicycle and pedestrian trails and safety
â?¢ More recreational opportunities for our youth like a skateboard park
â?¢ Continued enhancement of all our roadways
â?¢ Keeping our home values strong
â?¢ Fostering cooperation between our neighboring cities to strengthen our greater community
Serving as your elected councilmember has truly been rewarding. I have maintained the same level of passion and commitment since 1989 when my husband Karl and I moved here. I would like to continue as your Councilmember for the next 4 years. Together we can keep enhancing this lovely village we call home.
Do contact me if you have any concerns and remember to vote November 6.
Because I care,
Because I hear you,
Because I know results & integrity matter to you.
*A Healthy and Safe City by our definition is one that helps its residents and businesses thrive. It not only promotes the physical well being of its residents and workers but also the environment and government. Westlake Village is proud to have joined the California Healthy Cities & Communities Network; parent organization, Public Health Institute. Our goal is to identify needs and assets, then implement solutions, programs and policies to promote and protect our health.
Candidate’s web site:
This candidate has their own separate web site as well. See http://www.philippaklessig.com/
Official Candidates Statement on file
Mayor Pro Tem (incumbent)
Throughout my first term in office, I am proud that my leadership style and strong community involvement have benefited Westlake Village and its citizens. My guidance has played a role in helping the city realize major streetscape enhancements, reduced fiscal debt, more family events, new services such as E-waste pickup and Sunday library hours, increased support of our public schools, better communications with our residents along with a growing sense of community.
Together we have accomplished a lot and together we have more to do. I am asking for your vote and support for the next four years.
Listening to and looking forward with you has helped me shape the following priorities:
* Keeping a lid on traffic
* Expanded park development
* Increasing bicycle and pedestrian safety
* More recreational opportunities for our youth
* Continued enhancement of all of our roadways
* Keeping our home values strong
* Fostering cooperation between our neighboring cities to strengthen our greater community
Serving as your elected councilmember has truly been rewarding, and I welcome the opportunity to serve you again.