WORKING HARD FOR YOU
My name is Mark Muir, and I’m committed to making your voice heard on community issues. Like you, I want to play an active role in making my community a better place to raise children, run a business, and forge a future with unlimited potential and promise.
If you share my vision, I urge you to connect with me and help make it happen!
Together we can make a meaningful difference for our families, our communities, and our city!
Pursue a “Community-Based Vision” for our City
Maintain Community Character and infrastructure for our neighborhoods
Propose Balanced Budgets with Performance Based Measurements
Prioritize Public Safety
Make Public Services more Effective and Efficient
Strive for an Environmentally and Economically Sustainable City
National Award for Best Restored Beach – Cardiff
Completed the Encinitas Community Park
Approved New Artificial Turf for Leo Mullins
Completed Moonlight Beach Facility
Opened New Fire Station in Olivenhain
Brought Sand to our Beaches
Built Santa Fe Railroad Under-crossing
Low Crime/Fast Emergency Response Times
Balanced Budgets with Strong Fiscal Reserves and Credit Rating
Climate Action Plan – Gold Standard
Replaced toxic park pesticides with organic treatment
Invested Millions into Pave-way Improvement Projects
Working on Quiet Zones along Railway
Supported Strong Business Community
OPEN SPACE COMMUNITY CHAMPION
The Parks and Recreation Commission will be tasked with exploring, identifying, evaluating and prioritizing the potential funding of open space and recreational trails sites. The council approved Mark’s request to set money aside each year for actual procurement of trails and open space.
POSITIONS ON COUNCIL
Opposed Up-zoning (high-density development) on Lake Drive
Opposed Sales Tax Increase
Opposed Cardiff Rail Trail Fence and Eastside Alignment of CRT
Supported Westside CRT project
Opposed Council Pay Raise (Mark is the only council member who doesn’t accept a council pension)
Lead the Open Space Funding Program
Supported Under-grounding Utilities on Birmingham
Supported Balanced Budget
Supported our Gold Standard Climate Action Plan
Mark will continue to stand up for the residents of Encinitas in defending our Community Character, particularly those of District 3. He has been, and will continue to be the “voice of reason” on the Council. Your financial support will go directly toward his campaign and is crucial to his re-election.
If you prefer to send a check or money order…
Checks should be made out to Re-Elect Mark Muir 2018
and mailed to: 330 Encinitas Blvd., Suite 101, Encinitas CA 92024
(1) Encinitas law limits contributions to $250 per person, business or PAC for the 2018 election. A couple may contribute $500 per couple from a joint account if both spouses sign the check.
(2) It is unlawful for any entity to reimburse donors for their contribution.
Contributions must be made from your own personal funds, not a business or corporate credit card.
(3) Political contributions are not tax deductible.
INTERESTED IN HELPING MARK WIN RE-ELECTION?
This campaign is only as strong as our supporters!
We appreciate help with precinct walking, meet & greet hosting, handouts, mailers, etc.
Complete and submit the form below to sign up
Last year, the City changed the way we elect our City Council. They divided Encinitas into four districts, each with one representative to Council.
Beginning in November 2018, residents will vote for a single candidate residing within their district.
Communities in District 3
Southern El Camino Real
Manchester (between I-5 and Olivenhain)
North Crest Drive
Via Cantebria neighborhoods
Click the map to view details
Also, you can click here for the City’s tool, Find Your District
CANDIDATE OPEN FORUM – DISTRICT 3
MODERATED BY THE LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS
Tuesday, September 25
6:00 – 7:30 PM
Ada Harris Elementary (1508 Windsor Rd, Cardiff)
October 11th – West Bluff Drive, Encinitas, CA.
More details coming soon
Interested in attending? Email Us
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Over 35 years of public service as an active citizen, leader, and natïve San Diegan dedicated to improving quality of life and community services to fellow residents. Extensive experience as a member of numerous board of directors for many local agencies.
CURRENT / FORMER BOARD POSITIONS
2011 – Present:
– City of Encinitas, Council member
– San Dieguito Water District, Director
– San Diego County Water Authority, Chair
– Encina Wastewater Authority, Chair
– CSA Ambulance District, Chair
– North County Dispatch; Director
2014 – 2015; Deputy Mayor
2010 – Present; National Trauma Intervention Program (TIP), Board Member
2011 – 2012; Cultural Tourism Committee; Representative
2011 – 2012; School District Liaison Committee; Representative
2009 – 2011; North County Economic Develop Council, Director
2006 – 2011; San Diego Fire Safe Council, Board Member
2006 – 2011; North County Fire Chiefs, Chairperson
2005 – 2011; San Diego Association of Governments, Director
2003 – 2011; San Diego County Water Authority, Director
2001 – 2011; Olivenhain Municipal Water District, Director
Past President of California Special District Association
Past President of Northview HOA and Sandalwood HOA located in Encinitas
Past Chairperson of North County Fire Chiefs (6 years)
Past Chairperson of San Elijo Wastewater JPA
Past Chairperson of SFID/SDWD Joint Facilities Advisory Committee
Past Chairperson of SFID/SDWD R.E. Badger Water Facilities Finance Authority
Past Regional Solid Waste Authority; Director
2006 – 2011; City of Encinitas, Fire Chief
2009 – 2011; City of Solana Beach, Fire Chief
2009 – 2011; City of Del Mar, Fire Chief
Master’s in Public Administration program – SDSU (near completion)
Bachelor of Science in Emergency Planning – The Union Institute
Associate’s of Science in Fire Science – Miramar College
Fire Service Master Instructor, Teaching Credential
California Special District Association Governance Certificate
Many National and State Certificates
Cooperative Interagency Resource Coalition (CIRC)
Cooperative Fire Management Service (Encinitas, Rancho Santa Fe, Solana Beach and Del Mar)
San Diego Regional Aquatic Lifesaving Emergency Response Taskforce (SDRALERT)
OMWD’s bond rating has gone up four ratings from A to AA+
Many Local Regional Organizational Awards
2011 Top 25 leaders in past 25 years (25-4-25), The New Encinitas Network
2011 Fire Management Services, San Diego Taxpayer Golden Watchdog Award
2008 Community Hero Award, Encinitas Chamber of Commerce
2002 CSDA Innovative Program Award for Cooperative Interagency Resource Coalition
1994 Firefighter of the Year, Veterans of Foreign War