Michael F. Henn
District 1 (peninsula, parts of West Newport and Lido Isle)
Incumbent, running unopposed
Name: Michael F. Henn
How long have you lived in Newport Beach? Six years full time. Have owned a home in Newport Beach for 16 years.
Education: bachelor's degree and MBA, Finance from Northern Illinois University
Previously elected or appointed positions: Newport Beach Planning Commission, 2005-06: Newport Beach City Councilman 2006- present
Community organizations you belong to: Newport Beach Public Library; Central Newport Beach Community Assn.; various city committees
What do you think are the biggest issues facing Newport Beach right now? extension of the current John Wayne Airport Settlement Agreement protections; assurance of balanced city budgets and sound fiscal management; reduction of public employee pension costs; completion of the dredging of both Upper and Lower Newport Bay; revitalization of Balboa Peninsula
With the John Wayne Airport Settlement Agreement up for renegotiation in 2015, what should the city ask for to limit the environmental impacts to Newport Beach residents? See above.