The owner of two restaurants, George Leage has been in business in Morro Bay for 50 years. He describes himself as a problem solver and wants to see the council deal with problems faster.
He would cut expenses by merging department heads, such as harbor master and fire chief. He would work with the chamber of commerce to fund a fulltime promotions coordinator for the city, but he thinks a convention center is unnecessary.
Leage wants the city to fight back against state and federal fisheries managers if they propose more catch restrictions in order to maintain the city’s working waterfront. “Pretty soon, the city is going to have to buy fishing boats and put them out along the Embarcadero,” he lamented.