Applications for Mayoral vacancy are in!

17 Jan

Fourteen people have applied to be appointed mayor of the City of Fremont. The applicants are:

Gus Morrison – former Fremont Mayor
Dan Lydon – Retired Fire Chief and Former planning commissioner
Pauline Weaver – former planning commissioner and former city council candidate
Dirk Lorenz – Planning commissioner and local business owner
Don Driggs – past city manager
Daniel Wilkowsky – past BOD at USD
Beth Hoffman – Human Relations Commissioner
David Bonaccorssi – Planning commissioner and past candidate Ohlone College Trustee

Candidates below – need more information:
Peter Dubinsky
Dean Hanson
Charlen Lin
Terry Mahuron
Aisha Wahab
Lalit Mathur

Interviews are scheduled for January 30th at 5:00pm

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4 Responses to “Applications for Mayoral vacancy are in!”

  1. Bill Spicer January 18, 2012 at 10:27 am #

    My vote is for Former Mayor Gus Morrison. He knows the ropes and needs no training or learning curve. The appointment is for ten months.
    If the selection was based on qualifications, experience Gus would get the job, but this is Fremont politics! Lets see what happens!

  2. Bill_Fremont January 18, 2012 at 2:47 pm #

    I think the best choice is Dan Lydon. He’s a straight shooter and he works well with everyone.

  3. John Bettencourt Jr. January 19, 2012 at 11:58 pm #

    Gus Morrison is the best candidate. Fremont politics is getting dirtier by minutes. Mr. Morrison did not get the Ohlone Board seat. The same things could happen here. It would be real shame on the council if they don’t appoint someone like Morrison who has proven experience and has dedicated many years of service to the city.

    Also surprised to see Steve Cho did not apply. He would have made a good candidate as well.

  4. Aisha Wahab January 21, 2012 at 2:33 pm #

    Fremont needs a fresh start. An early start would be the best. All of the candidates mentioned have done their part for the City and I believe that the next person to fill the seat for the time being should be someone that doesn’t have any past affiliations.
    The Council needs to broaden their scope.
    As a candidate for the position, I do believe I would be a perfect fit for all parties involved, especially the people, not just the Council.
    AISHA

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