OF THE CITY COUNCIL
FRED GAINES Age: 51
Attorney/Calabasas Library Commissioner
Calabasas is a great little City, and the most
important job of a City Council Member is to work hard to keep it that way.
Maintain high levels of
Support our excellent
Continue our leadership
on environmental issues
These have been our community priorities since
the founding of our City, and these will be my priorities if I am fortunate
enough to be elected to the City Council.
But there are always areas where we can
improve. I will work to:
communication between our residents and our City government
Acquire more parks and
Enhance our programs
for children and seniors
And I will oppose any new City taxes.
I have served the City for the past 12 years as
a City Library Commissioner and as a member of the Traffic and Transportation
Commission. I am a past Vice President of the Greater Mulwood Homeowners
Association and a long time member of the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce. I am
most proud of my work on the Calabasas Civic Center Task Force which directed
the planning and construction of our beautiful City Hall and Library.
I am a practicing attorney with 25 years of
experience in property rights and environmental law. Most recently, I provided
pro bono legal representation for the Mountains Restoration Trust and
successfully defended Calabasas open space from potential development. I was
also counsel for the new senior citizen housing project in Old Town Calabasas.
I am a Past President of the San Fernando Valley
Bar Association, Past Chairman of the Valley Industry and Commerce Association (VICA),
and a Director of the Los Angeles Jewish Home for the Aging.
I am a 17 year resident of Calabasas. Jill and
I raised our three daughters (Danielle, Stephanie and Allison) here, and I now
look forward to the opportunity to give back to the community as a member of our
I am proud to have the support of City Council
Members Mary Sue Maurer, James Bozajian, Dennis Washburn, Jonathon Wolfson and
Barry Groveman, Las Virgenes Unified School District Board Members Jill Gaines,
Cindy Iser and Dave Moorman, and former Calabasas Mayors Bob Hill and Marvin
I would be honored to have
your support. Please visit my website at
www.fredgaines.org Thank you.