I have lived in Morro Bay for 52 years and attended many city council meetings. Bill Yates was the worst mayor we ever had. He supported projects that degraded our quality of life and he was very rude to people to the point that it was unpleasant to attend a council meeting. His priorities were for himself and his buddies and his appointments to the planning commission were not in the best interest of our town.
I cannot vote for Rick Grantham because of his voting record. He voted for RDA, which would have designated a large portion of north Morro Bay as blighted. He voted for a convention center on the Embarcadero that will have no parking and will slow down business while it is being built. He voted for the new sewer treatment plant that will cost at least $10 million more than newer technologies, because he refuses to look at a state-of-the-art solution that would give us a better, smaller, cheaper plant. These are just a few of his recent votes on projects that will have a huge impact on our city and shows his inability to do his own research.