Morro Bay Councilwoman Dawn Addis announces run for State Assembly

November 8, 2019

By JOSH FRIEDMAN

Less than two years into her first term on the Morro Bay City Council, councilwoman and Women’s March SLO leader Dawn Addis has announced she is running for a seat in the California State Assembly.

Addis, a Democrat and SLO County Progressive, is challenging incumbent Republican Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham for the 35th District seat. The district includes all of San Luis Obispo County, as well as much of northern Santa Barbara County.

On Thursday, Addis announced her campaign at a SLO County Progressives meeting. The gathering also featured SLO County Supervisor Adam Hill, whom Addis endorsed in his bid to keep his seat on the board of supervisors.

“My record is proven,” Addis said in her campaign announcement. “I’m ready to bring my passion and skills and my action to Sacramento.”

The Assembly candidate did not elaborate on her platform or explain policies for which she would advocate in the Legislature. Addis’s campaign website states she has advocated for increased housing, clean water, security, improved infrastructure, local jobs and economic development.

As a member of the Morro Bay council, Addis was the target of an angry constituent who sent her vulgar emails. Addis spoke out about the matter and Morro Bay police recommended charges against the man.

Addis has also had involvement in controversy surrounding the development of SLO County’s legal marijuana industry.

While a city council candidate, Addis was one of eight local politicians for whom marijuana mogul Helios Dayspring hosted a fundraiser.

Initially, Addis failed to report the fundraiser as required by law. However, after Cal Coast Times reported on the secretive event, Addis amended her financial discloure form to include Dayspring’s fundraiser.

Dayspring was then awarded marijuana dispensary permits by the cities of Morro Bay, SLO and Grover Beach, which each have council members whom the marijuana businessman supported.

Cunningham, who is running for a third term in Sacramento, was first elected to the Assembly in 2016 and then reelected in 2018. In the latter year, Cunningham defeated Democratic challenger William Ostrander 55.9 percent to 44.1 percent.

The primary election will take place March 3, 2020, followed by the general election on Nov. 3.


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Niles Q

Good luck Dawn, you’re gonna need it. You’re running with the big dogs now.


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citizensoldier

https://www.youtube.com/timedtext_editor?action_mde_edit_form=1&v=QNE12M9NWLo&lang=en&bl=vmp&ui=hd&ref=player&tab=captions&o=U

CMB 10 22 19 City Council Meeting with subtitles


Councilwoman Addis “speaks” beginning @ 0:09:08 through 0:09:49


41 seconds that help illuminate:

“My record is proven,” Addis said in her campaign announcement. “I’m ready to bring my passion and skills and my action to Sacramento.”


Nice huh?


commonsenseguy

Several problems here Dawn. First, your so-called passion is self serving at best, your skills are zero, and your actions are Socialist. Electing you would be like putting another nail in the coffin of California. Those who profess to be wise, are proven to be fools. I believe that shoe fits you to a “T”.


citizensoldier

Update:

From: citizensoldier

To: “daddis”

Cc: “citizensforaffordableliving” , “council”

Sent: Monday, November 11, 2019 9:25:25 PM

Subject: “Pietschmann” = Impeachment?


citizensoldier


https://www.youtube.com/timedtext_editor?action_mde_edit_form=1&v=QNE12M9NWLo&lang=en&bl=vmp&ui=hd&ref=player&tab=captions&o=U


CMB 10 22 19 City Council Meeting with subtitles


Councilwoman Addis “speaks” beginning @ 0:09:08 through 0:09:49


41 seconds that help illuminate:


“My record is proven,” Addis said in her campaign announcement. “I’m ready to bring my passion and skills and my action to Sacramento.”


Nice huh?


https://calcoastnews.com/2019/11/morro-bay-councilwoman-dawn-addis-announces-run-for-state-assembly/


“Thank You councilman Davis and councilmember Ellis I want to thank the public for coming out to the town hall with Congressman Carbajal that we had on October 10th There were many many topics. We filled the entire hour and a half talking about wind energy and medicare-for-all vaping and Pietschmann [impeachment, I presume] what Congress is doing and so much more and We did receive a number of thank-yous Specific to the congressman and I just want to let the public know that we handed those to him separately And I want to thank the Park and Rec staff for a stellar facility rental experience I would suggest the community center for anybody else’s event That’s it.”


Councilwoman and Assemblywoman Candidate Addis,


As you are in your first year of a 4 year term ( Term expires: December 2022 ) as city councilwoman and have now announced your intentions to “run” for state assemblywoman in November 2020;


Would you please explain how your report, referenced above, regarding the time you spent at the League of Cities Meeting, is beneficial to the citizens who actually voted you into your current city council position in Morro Bay? What, specifically, constitutes your “proven record?” Several of us are eager to learn exactly what you think that your accomplishments are, in detail.


Will your campaign duties interfere with your current elected office like those running for President? I hope that you will not be absent from your council meeting duties, and distracted from your work representing the citizens of Morro Bay.


We look forward to seeing your response to my previous November 10, 2019 inquiry:


“Councilwoman and Assemblywoman Candidate Addis, how does the transfer of ANY of the City’s State Water Allocation to the University insure a secure water source, for the people you are now being paid to represent? It is unseemly for anyone claiming to be concerned with the city’s future water supply to allow the thinking which permitted “staff” to believe that such serious matter could be slipped in under a Business Item without any real public input i. e. a Public Hearing regarding this extremely valuable public property. Why are you allowing it?”

Do you and your children want to brush your teeth with toilet water, when you have a desalination facility which can be pressed into service?

Are you planning a move out of the area? I wonder if you have read the attached documentation? Why are you ignoring the leaky sewerage?


Sincerely,


citizensoldier


citizensoldier

Thumbs down posters, sans comments, regarding questions are likely low information citizens, who helped cause the mess with Morro Bay’s Fix-it Ticket,


I wonder why they aren’t interested in having more information from their elected public servants. “RFDitis?”




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Rambunctious

Why is she running for state office?…its already filled to the brim with like minded liberals….what could one more liberal legislator possibly do to help California get out of the red?….aren’t we messed up enough?…3rd world power outages…crumbling roads bridges and traffic jams everywhere you go…higher gas prices than anywhere in the nation…fires we can’t put out…criminals running rampant…illegal aliens flooding into the state….worthless state offices like the DMV…monopolized one party rule isn’t working….stay home Dawn…we are messed up enough already….


citizensoldier

Extracted from another bit of correspondence:


CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS City Designated Representatives: Chris F. Neumeyer, City Attorney Unrepresented employee, as defined by Government Code subdivision 54957.6(b): City Manager


PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION Conduct an employee evaluation of City Manager pursuant to Government Code section 54957

https://www.morro-bay.ca.us/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/5184


C. Business Item

C-1 PARTICIPATION IN THE DELTA CONVEYANCE PROJECT, AND NEGOTIATIONS WITH CALIFORNIA POLYTECHNIC STATE UNIVERSITY (CAL POLY) REGARDING ADDITIONAL WATER SUPPLY FOR THE UNIVERSITY;(PUBLIC WORKS)


RECOMMENDATION: Staff recommends the City Council provide the following direction:

1. Authorize the Public Works Director, acting as the appointed representative to State Water Subcontractors Advisory Committee (SWSAC) to the San Luis Obispo County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (District) , to vote in favor of recommending the District sign the Agreement in Principle (AIP) for the Delta Conveyance Project (DCP); and

2. Authorize staff to continue discussions with Cal Poly for the potential transfer of a portion of the City’s State Water Allocation to the University.

https://www.morro-bay.ca.us/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/5183


Councilpersons All,


It appears that the city’s employees do not have the citizen’s best interests in mind when they write the agendas and in particular wrote the recommendations above.


There has been little to no discussion at any city council meetings regarding any Agreement in Principle (AIP) for the Delta Conveyance Project (DCP). Why is that?


This surprise agenda item so neatly and sneakily inserted by the agenda writers does confirm that the City of Morro Bay’s interests are not being well served, or worse.


Councilwoman and Assemblywoman Candidate Addis, how does the transfer of ANY of the City’s State Water Allocation to the University insure a secure water source, for the people you are now being paid to represent? It is unseemly for anyone claiming to be concerned with the city’s future water supply to allow the thinking which permitted “staff” to believe that such serious matter could be slipped in under a Business Item without any real public input i. e. a Public Hearing. Why are you allowing it? I will recommend, again, that everyone spend the time to view “Investigating Shadiness | Water & Power: A California Heist” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4HekGORgZw


obispan

Addis=Adam Hill, that’s all I need to know.


commonsenseguy

Wow!!! Another far left Socialist. These Progressive demand tolerance, inclusiveness, compassion, fairness, but do not give it in return. Did you ever notice that? Supports Adam Hill? Really? Does she not know his track record? She is part of a national party that is okay with taking your hard earned money and giving to illegal aliens, destruction of the family unit, in addition, the killing of a precious child even up to the day of birth. Legalizing deadly and destructive drugs and then taxing the drugs to pay for the problems it will create. Pure insanity. Please look at this state and what they have done. The highest homeless rate in the nation, beautiful and productive cities, now reeling with the results of their failed direction. She is the last thing we need representing us. Look for to also endorse Ellen Beruad as well. A bird of the same feather. Reject both.


derasmus

Boy, after two years, and not much to show for it, she wants a Statewide office? Man, what hubris…


Wildrnes

Exactly, deranus! To think we voted for an inexperienced ding-dong as president.


citizensoldier

derasmus,


I could not agree more with you comment about Ms. Addis’ hubris and will add to the word count with “entitled.”


Why worry about actual results when all one need do is run on “intentions?”


I do not dream of Claifornication, I fear it.




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citizensoldier

Simply supplant “Bass” with “Cash” and you will have some insight into the very specious record MS. Addis is trying to get by on…


https://youtu.be/7PCkvCPvDXk

All about that base. Melanie Trainor.


Seriously though,I do like this happy/fun tune.


I will have a few more thoughts later that I hope will pass muster with the comment referees.


citizensoldier

Upon further consideration, exchange treble for Freedoms.