Sierra Club announces the Endorsement of Robert Bernardo for San Mateo County Harbor Commission.
The Harbor District manages both the working harbor of Pillar Point and the recreational and transportation hub of Oyster Point, including all of the diverse activities and enterprises that are supported by both harbors, as well as the award-winning safety and emergency response teams that are based there. The Chapter is excited about continuing to bring significant issues to the forefront with the Harbor District, the elected body on the Peninsula that may be positioned most squarely on the front line of the global struggle with climate change and sea level rise.
In 2010, the Chapter endorsed its first successful challenger for a Harbor Commissioner seat, Robert Bernardo. Now we support Bernardo in his bid for re-election, to keep environmental issues at the forefront in managing our harbors. The District should continue the work started by Bernardo to complete a first-ever Strategic Plan/Climate Plan/Adaptation Plan for the harbors.
His emphasis on cooperation with surrounding jurisdictions to create a joint master plan, and building on the District’s recently recognized achievements in harbor safety and environmental stewardship are crucial in moving forward surrounding jurisdictions to create a joint master plan, and building on the District’s recently recognized achievements in harbor safety and environmental stewardship are crucial in moving forward.
Today we celebrate the McAteer-Petris Act which saved our Bay in the 1960s and support our leaders, like Roberto Bernardo who will protect our harbors from sea level rise and other climate change related problems in the 21st century.
UPDATE FROM ROBERT’S CAMPAIGN
Please join me this Saturday, September 27, to my re-election kickoff in San Mateo, California at El Sinaloense Restaurant (1622 Palm Avenue, off 92 Fwy) from 2:00-4:00 pm. If you are unable to attend, please consider making a donation: www.robertbernardo2014.com
We did it in 2010, and with your continued support, we can do it again this November! Thank you.