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City of ChicoCandidate for City Council

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Randall Stone

Councilmember/Small Businessman
14,362 votes (12.22%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Keeping Parks Open, Staffing Police Services, and Restoring Roads
  • Correcting Financial Management and Transparency
  • Fixing Homelessness and Vagrancy Issues

Experience

Experience

Profession:Small Business Owner / Financial Manager
Financial Planner, Randall Stone Financial (2004–current)
Finance Member, Stone AHF, LLC (2005–current)
Councilmember, City of Chico — Elected position (2012–current)
Executive Committee, Greater Chico Homeless Task Force — Appointed position (2015–current)
President, California League of Cities, Sacramento Valley Division — Elected position (2012–current)
Member, Housing, Community, & Economic Development Committee, California League of Cities — Appointed position (2015–current)
Board Member, Butte County Association of Governments — Appointed position (2012–2015)

Education

California State University, Chico Masters Degree, Public Administration (current)
California State University, Chico Bachelors Degree, Finance, Economics (current)
Butte College Real Estate Brokerage License, Real Estate (2004)

Community Activities

Founding Board Member, Butte Regional Transportation Corporation (2014–current)
Vice President, Shalom Free Clinic & Outreach (2014–current)
Executive Director, Developmental Disabilities Sports Fund (2008–current)
Board Member, Chico Running Club (2012–current)
Director, Special Olympics Butte County (2008–2016)

Who supports this candidate?

Organizations (7)

  • California Nurses Association
  • Operating Engineers Local 3
  • Butte Glenn Central Labor Council
  • United Food & Commercial Workers, Local 8
  • Democratic Action Club of Chico
  • Butte County Democratic Central Committee
  • Chico Democrats

Elected Officials (3)

  • Tami Ritter, Councilmember
  • Ann Schwab, former Mayor and Councilmember
  • Michael Worley, Chico Area Recreation District Board Member

Individuals (8)

  • Tom Nickell, Retired Law Enforcement and former Vice Mayor
  • Mardi Worley, Chico's first female Mayor
  • Michael McGinnis, former Mayor
  • Abe Baily, Retired University Administrator
  • Emily Alma, Community Activist
  • Karl Ory, former Mayor
  • Tracie Hannick, Tax Accountant
  • Steve Soldavini, General Contractor

Videos (5)

Promises Made, Promises Kept — September 14, 2016 Stone for Council 2016

Councilmember Randall Stone talks about the last four years on the Chico City Council at the Chico Chamber of Commerce Candidates Forum on Wednesday, September 7th, 2016.

Councilmember Randall Stone talks about Service Insolvency — September 14, 2016 Stone for Council 2016

"We're in a condition of Service Insolvency.  When we have overpopulated funds to a particular group or section of the City at the expense of all other elements in the City.  That's what Service Insolvency is.  So, four years ago I worked very aggressively to fix the budget and provide budget accountability.  And in that process I staunchly pushed for pension reform.  And we got that.  Under my leadership we rolled back $4 million in employee concessions - unprecedented on a $43 million General Fund Budget.

 

And then 2 years after that we rolled back $1.5 million of that just for pay raises for *one* bargaining group. That didn't put a single new (police or fire) boot on the ground.  That didn't fix our roads.  Last night we were talking about $14,000 that we were trying to find money for to contract out keeping the bathrooms open in Bidwell Park.  It's not that we haven't figured out how to do this.  It's that we have candidates - and there's one in particular today - who advocated for those pay raises for that one bargaining group that cost us $1.5 million."

 

COUNCILMEMBER RANDALL STONE TALKS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND JOB CREATION

 

"You know, I'm the only candidate up here who created 75-full time equivalent annualized jobs, creating affordable housing - safe, decent, and sanitary housing for people that otherwise wouldn't have homes or would be couch surfing in our community.  I'm the only one up here who has done that."

Councilmember Randall Stone talks about his positions on Homelessness and experience as the League of California Cities, Sacramento Valley Division President and his membership on the influential statewide committee on Housing, Community, and Economic Development

Randall Stone for Chico City Council — September 14, 2016 Stone for Council 2016

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