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City of Del Rey OaksCandidate for City Council

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Mike Ventimiglia

City Councilmember
434 votes (30.18%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • To pursue the fiscal stability of the city
  • Promote local business within the city to generate needed revenues to work towards fiscal stability and relieve the burden from the citizens.
  • Work on the city's infrastructure streets, gutters, parks to make them safe for the public.



Profession:Firefighter / Fire Inspector
Private Investigator, Self Employed (2004–current)
City Council, Del Rey Oaks — Elected position (2012–current)
Board of Directors, Community Human Services — Appointed position (2012–current)
Board of Dirctors, Northern Salinas Valley Mosquito Abatement District — Appointed position (2016–current)
Board of Directors, Association of Monterey Bay Governmental Agencies — Appointed position (2012–current)
Firefighter / Fire Inspector, City of Monterey (1969–2016)
Instructor Fire Academy, Monterey Peninsula College (2008–2015)
Firefighter, City of Pacific Grove (1967–1969)
Firefighter, U.S. Army (1967–1969)


Monterey Peninsula College Associated Arts Degree, Fire Science (1974)

Community Activities

Food Pantry Coordinator, Shoreline Community Church (2016–current)
Member Citizens Oversight Committee, Monterey Peninsula Unified School District (2015–current)
President and Chariperson , Monterey PONY Baseball/Softball (1992–2012)


My experience spans over 54 years working in various fire departments and being involved in community politics.  I have involved myself in both community non-profits as to make a better place for our children and adults.  I have a strong work ethic that was handed down to me by my parents, most of my experience has been posted in the above categories for your review.

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Monterey County Association of Realtors

Organizations (2)

  • Monterey County Weekly
  • Monterey Bay Business Committee

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

My political philosophy is to provide for our citizens a safe and plesant city given the resources that we have and when revenues become available to re-invest those monies back into the city for not only our citizens, but the general public sho come to or through our city.

Position Papers

Accomplishments and Growth in the City


The position paper includes some of my accomplimnets and pass actions as a city councilmember to help the city become financially solvent.

Chaired the Dog Park Committee in renovation of the Dog Park, where I applied for a grant from the Monterey Peninsula Foundation, which funded most of the renovation.  Meeting with PG&E in changing our street lights to LED, which will save the city money. 

During the last four years I supported several issues that will provide needed revenue for the city, Monterey Bay Alternative Medicine, Del Rey Oaks Garden Supplies, and Monarch Recreational Vehicle Park.  

I believe in fiscal restraint and being held accountable.  I retired from the Monterey Fire Department.  My community service includes coordinating the Shoreline Church Food Pantry providing food and clothing for individuals in need.

With the aid of citizen’s committees we identify problems like traffic and safety on Highway 218 and the continuing development of the former Fort Ord property to find the best solution for our city.



 I am asking for your vote in that I may represent you in the future development of our city.

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