Henderson accepts over $9000.00 in campaign contributions from developers in Oakley. The breakdown of the political contributions is:
California Real Estate Political Action Committee – $3500.00
California Real Estate Political Action Committee is a Los Angeles based organization involved in real estate sales and development throughout California.
G. Ferrabee Co. – $500.00
G. Ferrabee Co. is a property developer located in Concord, CA.
Ponderosa Homes – $250.00
Ponderosa Homes is a Pleasanton, CA., property developer
Build Jobs Political Action Committee – $1000.00
A political group out of Concord, CA. Indications are the PAC is backed by Seeno Developers and O’Hara Properties.
C. A. Lauritzen, LLC – $250.00
Chris Lauritzen is a local developer and a owner of Big Break Marina. He is also a member of the Rotary Club of Oakley, and an elected member of the Ironhouse Sanitary District.
DeNova Homes – $1000.00
DeNova Homes is the developer building homes on the Northeast Corner of East Cypress Road and Bethel Island Road
JMI Properties – $500.00
JMI Properties is a developer out of Clayton, CA
Chris Lauritzen – $100.00
Chris Lauritzen is an owner of Big Break Marina. Mr. Lauritzen is also an elected member of the Board of Directors of the Ironhouse Sanitary District, and a member of the Rotary Club of Oakley.
O’Hara Properties – $2000.00
O’Hara Properties is owned by Mathew and Stephen Beinke in Danville, CA. Mathew Beinke recently attempted to have a McDonald’s and a Quick Quack Car Wash built on Laurel Plaza, across from Laurel Elementary School.
Total Developer Contributions – $9,100.00
I was disappointed to see that Candidate Henderson did not list his income from Hook, Line, and Sinker, an Oakley business on his Statement of Economic Interest Form 700. Henderson has repeatedly stated over the years that he manages the Hook, Line, and Sinker. Yet, he failed to list the income on the Form 700 to be a candidate for the City Council, nor on the Form 700 submitted when he became a Planning Commissioner for the City of Oakley. However, that is an issue to be resolved by the California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) in the future.
Links to Henderson’s campaign contributions reporting form, and the Forms 700 of Henderson, are below.
George Fuller, MPA, MA City Councilmember, City of Oakley, CA