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VOTERS' GUIDE June 2021 local primaries

Tina M. Posterli

Tina M. Posterli is running for Council Member, City of Long Beach — Democratic

Tina M. Posterli

Tina M. Posterli

Democratic

BACKGROUND:

  • Posterli, 55, served a three-year term as the Long Beach School Board President, with her term ending in June and has lived in Long Beach for 20 years.
  • She is the associate vice president for government affairs for Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic. She has a bachelor's degree in allied health professions from Ohio State University.
  • Posterli led public relations efforts and programs at Compassion & Choices, an end of life care organization; at the Greater New York March of Dimes and Riverkeeper Inc. and for the Tourette Syndrome Association. Posterli is a past PTA co-president at the East School.

ISSUES:

  • Posterli wants to work with the city's financial advisers to manage city funds and right size its finances. She wants to improve assets by supporting local businesses.
  • She would like to follow the Long Beach school district in holding taxes steady while improving communication to residents.
  • Posterli said she wants to seek environmental grants to improve aging infrastructure and protect the city's drinking water.
  • She also supports adding parking meters in the city's central business district and permits for residents.
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