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March 7, 2017 — Local Elections
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City of Palos Verdes EstatesCandidate for City Council

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Jim Goodhart

1,430 votes (25.21%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Preserve and protect the quality of life in our community. Palos Verdes Estates is the oldest planned community on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. It is a tranquil place where residents raise their families and retire gracefully.
  • Committed to fiscal responsibility. With limited resources, the City must scrutinize each expenditure to assure it provides the maximum return for our residents tax dollar.
  • Committed to the highest level of public safety to include police, fire and paramedic services for our residents.



Profession:Professional Engineer and incumbent Council member
Member of the City Council, Palos Verdes Estates — Elected position (2005–current)
Program Manager, Honeywell (1999–2009)
Trustee, Palos Verdes Unified School District — Elected position (1999–2003)
Sales and Marketing Manager, Honeywell (1988–1999)


Loyola Marymount University Master of Business Administration, Finance and Marketing (1984)
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Bachelor of Science Degree, Aeronautical Engineering (1967)

Community Activities

1st Vice President, Executive Committee, League of California Cites (2016–current)
Chair, South Bay Cities Council of Governments (2014–2015)
Director (At Large), Board of Directors, League of California Cities (2014–2015)
Chair, Environmental Quality Policy Committee, League of California Cities (2013–2014)
Chair, New Mayors and Council Members Department, League of California Cities (2012–2013)

Who supports this candidate?

Organizations (1)

  • Los Angeles County Fire Fighters Local 1014

Individuals (2)

  • Steve and Marlene Young, residents Palos Verdes Estates
  • Rosemary Humphrey, former Mayor and Council Member, Palos Verdes Estates

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