Question & Answer: Incoming PBTC president outlines top issues and goals

Rose Galliher, an 11-year resident of Pacific Beach, began her term as Pacific Beach Town Council president in January. She has been a member of the Town Council for 10 years and now has the opportunity to lead the organization.

Here is what Galliher said regarding the Town Council, her goals and the year ahead:

Question: What made you decide to become involved as president of the Pacific Beach Town Council?

Answer: “As a person who has served on the PBTC board for many years, I felt I was ready to implement my own ideas which, as chairperson of the local Sundowner, include bringing the Pacific Beach businesses and residents together for the good of our community.”

Question: What is the mission and purpose of the Pacific Beach Town Council?

Answer: “The purposes of this association are to provide a forum for the discussion of community issues, to communicate the views of the community to the appropriate governmental agencies and to take action on community issues specifically, but not limited to, the general betterment and beautification of the community of Pacific Beach; the promotion of the welfare of the residents of the community; the fostering of the cooperative efforts among the business people and residents of the community; and for the mutual benefit and the continued improvement of Mission Bay Park.”

Question: What are the top three issues facing the community of Pacific Beach?

Answer: “The alcohol issue at Kate Sessions Park, parking problems and keeping our beach community clean.”

Question: What are your top three goals as president this year (the things you want to accomplish)?

Answer: “The first one would be to encourage all of the Pacific Beach organizations, i.e. the PBBID, the Soroptomists, the Kiwanis, the PB Community Foundation, PB Women’s Club, the PB Planning Group, etc., to work together as we are all here to improve our community and have common goals. Secondly, I would like to have more family-friendly events for the parents and children in Pacific Beach. And my third goal would be to have the Pacific Beach Town Council be an active, positive and influential organization that it should be and I know it can be.”

GENERAL MEETINGS: Pacific Beach Library,
third Wednesday of the month, 6:30 p.m. The March 17 meeting has been scheduled at the PB Women’s Club, 1721 Hornblend St.
BOARD MEETINGS: Pacific Beach Recreation Center,
first Wednesday of the month, 6 p.m.
DUES: $20/individual per year; $25/business per year
OFFICE: 1706 Garnet Ave.
CONTACT: (858) 483-6666


[Posted on 02 Jan 2010]
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