Chuck Storey to Run For Imperial County Recorder Position

El Centro Realtor Chuck Storey has announced he will seek the position of Imperial County Recorder in the June 2010 elections.
Storey, 56, has already received the endorsement of the Imperial County Association of Realtors.  He has been a licensed Realtor since 1979 and is owner/broker of Neil Horne Real Estate in El Centro.
Storey said he will work to restore timely recording of documents in the office as well as establish an electronic database of building records and statistics as well as other information.
“I will make it a high priority to establish a friendly, courteous relationship with the public and seek input for more cooperative delivery of county records to the public and to other county departments,” Story said.
The Recorder’s Office is responsible for the recording of deeds, mortgages, decrees of court, and leases affecting title to real property in the county.  It also maintains Uniform Commercial Code filings, subdivision maps, and vital statistics, including births, deaths, and marriages within the county.
Storey, a life-long resident of El Centro, has been active in the community for many years, and was named Realtor of the Year in 2000.  He has been active in the Imperial County Association of Realtors (formerly the Imperial Valley Board of Realtors) and served as the group’s president in 1990.  He also has been a member of the board of directors of the California Association of Realtors and was its regional chairman in 1993 and again in 2000.
Storey also served on the El Centro Planning Commission from 2000 to 2006 and was chairman in 2002-2003.
He has held memberships in other organizations including the American Heart Association, Early Risers and the El Centro Kiwanis Clubs and is a member of Christ Community Church.
Storey was married to the late Sheree A. Storey for 31 years.  They have a grown son and grown daughter Matthew and Candice as well as a daughter Cherise who is a student at Southwest High School.