Brentwood City Planning Commissioner Claudette Staton, a small business owner and founder of an active nonprofit children organization, has announced she will be a candidate for the Brentwood City Council election to be held on November 8, 2016. "I am committed to helping build a better Brentwood. Our residents need more economic development which creates jobs and careers here in Far East Contra Costa County,”
Staton says she looks forward to talking with Brentwood residents regarding matters such as Brentwood public safety, student education and economic development. Staton has been resident of Brentwood since 2003, member of the general plan update working group in 2013 and was appointed to the Brentwood Planning Commission in 2015. Claudette Staton and her husband Johnny are owners of Key Realty and founders of the International Orphan Relief Foundation a non-profit which provide new children pajamas, food gift cards, toys and children books during Christmas holiday to families in Brentwood and surrounding areas.
Claudette Staton has served 10 years on the Brentwood Advisory Neighborhood Committee (BANC) which bring neighbors and neighborhood together with such popular events as: Home of the Season, Bark in the Park Dog Parade, and the official City of Brentwood Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. Bringing people together in an atmosphere of joy and friendship improving the overall quality of life in Brentwood is what Claudette Staton is all about.
"As a member of the General Plan Working Group in 2013, I have an understanding of the community’s vision for the future and the framework that will guide decisions on growth and development ", said Staton . Claudette’ s knowledge of the community, her leadership skills and her willingness to give her time and talent to benefit the whole community make her an ideal candidate to serve on the Brentwood City Council. She believes in doing whatever it takes to ensure the health, welfare and protection of Brentwood’s citizens. As a dedicated Council Member, Claudette Staton promises to focus her energy, passion and experience on making Brentwood an even better place to call home.