Please support Eric Petersen for Salinas City Council - District Five by writing letters to the editor. Letters are read by many, and provide good, free publicity for Salinas issues.
Talking PointsFifteen-year member of Salinas Traffic and Transportation Commission, five terms as Chair.
Sixteen year member of Salinas Police-Community Advisory Committee.
Fourteen-year member of Transportation Agency for Monterey County Bicycle-Pedestrian Facilities Advisory Committee, two terms as Chair.
Recipient of 2014 Transportation Agency for Monterey County Transportation Excellence Award.
Supports local businesses - advocates business association for North Salinas businesses.
Is working for major expansion of El Gabilan Library, including meeting rooms, homework area, and computer lap.
Advocates for improvements in local parks, especially getting dog parks in Salinas.
Advocates solutions for our homeless problems.
Has been working for “general” sales tax, to make Salinas a better, safer city.
Advocates more special events, and for making it easier to put on events which benefit the Salinas public or which bring people to Salinas.
Advocates solutions to the fireworks problem, including a municipal Independence Day fireworks display.
Advocates better communications between City Hall and the public. Will bring back the city newsletter.
Has a long history finding and implementing solutions for both traffic problems and other issues.
Served in the United States Army.
The key to an effective letter-to-the-editor is to keep it short, punchy, and to the point. Something short with a quick point along with similar letters is the best way to get a point across.
I've known Eric for twenty years and he always is trying to do the best for the community...”
“Eric is the person who brought the issue of the tiny El Gabilan Library to the City Council often...”
“Eric thinks of others and is always a good team player...”
“Eric has been active trying to make things better for the homeless in Salinas...”
“In his many years on the Salinas Traffic and Transportation Commission, Eric has helped make Salinas a better place...”
“Eric was given the TAMC “Transportation Excellence Award” for his many years making our transportation system better...”
“Eric is in favor of better communication with City Hall, and helping residents participate better...”