SAN DIEGO CITY FIREFIGHTERS ENDORSE DAVE ROBERTS FOR THIRD DISTRICT COUNTY SUPERVISOR(San Diego) Seeking a candidate who is determined to strengthen the county's firefighting forces and compliment the city's forces, the San Diego City Firefighters today announced their endorsement of Dave Roberts for Third District County Supervisor.
The San Diego City Firefighters represent over 800 men and women who serve to protect the public from fire danger throughout the City of San Diego.
"Dave Roberts has made fire protection and the public's safety a top priority," said Frank De Clercq, President of the San Diego City Firefighters. "We believe that Dave is the most qualified candidate in the race for Third District County Supervisor. He will be the best representative for the men and women who put their lives on the line every day."
"I will work hard to strengthen the county's firefighting capabilities," said Roberts. "Firefighters are our first-responders and our first line of defense in the event of a wildfire. They need the manpower and the equipment to do their job. I strongly support the men and women in firefighting who put their lives on the line every day to protect our local communities and our entire region."
Dave Roberts helped build a Fortune 500 company in San Diego, is a two-term councilmember and Deputy Mayor of the City of Solana Beach. He has been a regional leader on the Del Mar/Encinitas/Rancho Santa Fe/Solana Beach Fire Consolidated Management Executive Committee, which has saved all four communities hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars and expanded service in all areas.
More than 110 bipartisan leaders and key organizations are supporting Roberts including, retiring incumbent Supervisor Pam Slater-Price, former Bush Administration Secretary of Veterans Affairs Lt. General Jim Peake (retired), former White House Physician Rear Admiral (retired) Connie Mariano, Wives of Disabled Veterans, the Pala Band of Mission Indians, the Sierra Club, the League of Conservation Voters and Friends of the San Dieguito River Valley, to name only a few.
For more information, visit his web site at www.DaveRobertsforSupervisor.com.