Mark Austin On the Issues
Issue statements by candidates are quoted from public media statements either direct or edited for brevity.
Attracting and retaining local businesses has been and will continue to be a top priority for me as a member of City Council. I will continue to work to streamline the permit process to help our businesses. I will continue to make job and business creation in Fillmore a top priority.
The City of Fillmore is recognized as one of the safest cities to live in the State of California. Over the past 4 years, I have supported the funding needed to maintain our police and fire departments. I will continue to ensure our public safety professionals are provided with the resources needed to keep our community safe.
Quality of Life
Fillmore is best known to people outside our community as a quaint small-town with a strong sense of community. Through smart planning and managed growth, we can keep this atmosphere. Throughout my years as a Planning Commissioner and City Council member, I have focused on maintaining and improving our unique small-town character. I will continue this focus.