Bregenzer, Platzer and James lead fundraiser for Vallejo City Council candidates – The Vallejo Sun | Mobiz World

VALLEJO – Vallejo City Council candidates have filed financial disclosures for their campaigns during the ongoing November election, showing how they have funded their campaigns since July 1.

Health administrator Peter Bregenzer is leading the way in fundraising after receiving more than $16,000 in cash and in-kind donations since July 1, campaign records show. Bregenzer’s campaign raised $9,960 in cash and an additional $6,354 in kind. Bregenzer is aiming to represent District 5 in central Vallejo on the Vallejo City Council.

Notable contributions included $750 from former Vallejo Mayor Bob Sampayan, who donated $150 in cash and $600 worth of items to be auctioned. Similarly, Councilor Katy Miessner donated $200 in cash while also donating $2,500 worth of auction items.

During the same period, $1,000 came from Carrie Jurney, $750 from Paula McConnell, wife of Mayor Robert McConnell, $400 from Jimmy Genn, and $350 from Cynthia Bregenzer.

Local businesswoman Tara Beasley-Stansberry, a District 5 candidate, reported receiving $12,105 in cash, including a $3,000 cash donation that Beasley-Stansberry made for her own campaign, as reported Show campaign records. Beasley-Stansberry co-owns the restaurant Noonie’s Place with her wife.

The Beasley-Stansberry campaign received large donations of $4,900 from Service Employees International Union Local 1021 and $2,500 from Jamese Beasley, owner of real estate firm J Beasley Enterprises. She also received $500 from Solano County Supervisor Erin Hannigan, $300 from Phillip Balbuena, a member of Vallejo’s Monitoring Advisory Board, and $100 from Shelee Loughmiller, Valllejo’s community and volunteers coordinator, according to the records show the campaign.

District 5’s other campaigns showed modest gains, with college careers adviser Tanya Hall providing a $3,000 loan to her campaign, while planning commissioner Melissa Bowman received $1,943 in donations — but the vast majority of that, $1,700, she donated herself. She also lent an additional $1,900 to her campaign.

Eventually, business owner Dwight Monroe Jr. received $1,300 in cash, with notable contributions of $500 from Truth Faith Baptist Church pastor James Long and $100 each from local businessman JD Miller and Tiffanee Jones, who currently serves as district director for a member of the State Assembly, are Lori Wilson.

District 4 – Mare Island/West Vallejo

Former planning commissioner Chris Platzer secured most of the funding from the four men who want to represent District 4 on Vallejo City Council. The new district includes Mare Island and Downtown Vallejo.

Platzer received $8,000 in cash contributions, including $3,000 from local businessman Buck Kamphausen. Other notable donations include $1,500 from the Mare Island Dry Dock, $1,000 from the Napa-Solano Central Labor Council, and $2,000 from Maximilian and Dorothea Platzer.

Planning Commissioner Charles Palmares raised $3,200 in cash donations with notable donations of $200 each from local realtor Diana Lang and Phillip Balbuena, who serves on the city’s Monitoring Advisory Board. Palmares’ campaign also collected $100 from local activist Liat Meitzenheimer. Palmares also loaned his campaign $200, records show.

Finally, former Vallejo School Board trustee Ruscal Cayangyang received $2,100 in cash, including notable donations of $250 from Paula McConnell and $200 from Jovanka Beckles, who serves on the AC Transit board .

Community advocate Ravi Shankar reported no donations or expenses.

District 2 – North Vallejo

Cassandra James, who is a member of the Housing and Community Development Commission, is leading all fundraising candidates in the race for District 2, which represents North Vallejo. James has received over $9,000 in cash donations since July, including $4,900 from Service Employees International Union Local 1021 and $1,800 from Dignity CA SEIU Local 2015.

Planning Commissioner Diosdado “JR” Matulac has raised more than $5,000 and loaned his campaign $10,000.

Matulac received $2,000 each from the Vallejo Chamber of Commerce and from Buck Kamphausen, campaign records show.

He accepted minor donations from known sources, including $200 from outgoing Vallejo School Board Trustee Tony Ubalde, $200 from Vallejo Deputy Mayor Rozzana Verder-Aliga, and $100 from Shelee Loughmiller, the Valllejo Community and Volunteers Coordinator , as campaign records show. The campaign received $250 from Cement Masons’ Local 400 and $125 from Dennis Yen.

Meanwhile, community attorney Garrett Toles received $5,600 in cash, with most of that, $4,900, coming from the Kolaboration Ventures Corporation, which operates cannabis dispensary V-Town Farms in the district. Toles’ also reported a $500 cash contribution from Gary Banks, who is listed as a management consultant.

Local real estate agent Don Jordan reported receiving more than $5,300 during the same period, including $2,000 from Associated Tax Services, $1,000 from James Sharpe, who is listed as retired on the campaign funding form, and $500 from management consultant Kevin Slater.

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