On Nov 2nd, the night before the 2020 general election, 3 Rancho Cordova city council members endorsed discussing restoring the planning commission. All 3 council members fully endorsed restoring the planning commission. Mayor David Sander, Donald Terry @donaldterryrc and an enthusiastic, assertive Garrett Gatewood. Thank you. I look forward to that meeting.
Ballot count update – We’re still in 6th place, 8% of the vote with 4,564 votes, with 51, 699 ballots remaining to be counted. Thank you again to all who voted for me and supported our issues.
@electsiri Siri Pulipati has pulled into 2nd place, Congratulations!
Next count update is on Tuesday, 11/17/2020 at 4:00 p.m.
I want to thank everyone that voted for my candidacy, my friends and family, community members for your endorsement and support of my candidacy in this current city council campaign of 2020, and in 2018.
The Sacramento County Office of Elections released an update of votes this afternoon and it looks like we wont see a change from 8% of the vote, at 3,058. There are still 260,804 ballots left to count, and the next update will be on Tuesday, 11/10 at 4pm.
It looks like we may have a new city council member with Siri Pulipati currently holding at 3rd place.
Congratulations to Siri, Donald Terry and David Sander.
I look forward to continuing to work with the city council to make Rancho Cordova a great city, and include Rancho Cordovans as partners in economic, public safety, land use planning, mobility, transit and zoning decisions that affect them by restoring the planning commission.
Thank you again for your support, for the opportunity to serve you in making a difference for Rancho Cordovans.
Join me in voting No on Measure R! No more writing off $250k loans to breweries or $192k loan forgiveness to Chamber of Commerce.
Please read these articles to learn more about how Measure H funds have been managed and what may be in store for Rancho Cordova taxpayers with Measure R.
2015: City loans American River Brewery $250K – Source: City of Rancho Cordova
2017: American River Brewery goes out of business
2019: Sacramento Biz Journal reports City of Rancho Cordova trying to collect on $235K balance of loan or write off loan – Source: Sacramento Business Journal
June 2019: Rancho Cordova City Council votes to convert $192, 000 loan balance from 2008 Chamber Bailout into grant. Source: Donald Childs for Rancho Cordova City Council, City of Rancho Cordova
2018: 2008 CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BAILOUT VIDEOS – CITY OF RANCHO CORDOVA Source: Donald Childs for Rancho Cordova City Council/ City of Rancho Cordova
Citizens deserve to be involved in the decisions that impact their neighborhood’s quality of life, safety, health and economic opportunities.
Ensure Public Safety Services Funding, Transparency and Priorities meet all our citizens needs and ensure due process for both residents and officers. Implement annual Implicit Bias training for Police department, City Staff and City Council. Adopt resolution setting the “8CantWait” use of force policies as hundreds of cities in California and our region have like Roseville, Elk Grove, Sacramento, Folsom, Rocklin .
Maintain our ability to address housing insecurity for working families and seniors to prevent homelessness, and continue to partner with other local governments to address long term homelessness.
Honoring all who have served and sacrificed. #memorialday2020
Happy Easter to you and your family from the Childs family! (Bodhi too!)
Reflecting today on the words, the works and sacrifice of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. #mlkday #mlkday2020 #bethechange
May peace, love, and unity bring a Happy Kwanzaa to you and your family!