公 民黨的司馬文 (Paul Zimmerman) 今天宣佈參選薄扶林區區議會補選，參選口號為「講得出，做得到，更好規劃薄扶林! 」(Committed to enhancing Pokfulam as Hong Kong’s garden community!) 。公民黨的一眾立法會議員(包括余若薇、梁家傑、吳靄儀、湯家驊、陳淑莊)、執委、區議員及薄扶林區居民，還有公共專業聯盟副主席莫乃光，都出席記者會以 示支持。
司馬文早於1984年來港時，就曾於薄扶林區內的碧瑤灣居住過，所以對此區既熟悉亦有特別感情。司馬文是城市規劃方面的專家，曾任 共建維港委員會委員多年，多年來為香港努力爭取更好的城市規劃，包括成功令港島四號幹線計劃停止，而近月則主力向多個政府部門與港鐵爭取停止非法使用鋼線 灣卸泥。
司馬文是公民黨創黨黨員，現任創建香港(Designing Hong Kong)行政總裁，現年51歲。
司馬文參選講辭 (English ONLY)
Paul Zimmerman’s Speech
講得出, 做得到, 更好規劃薄扶林!
Committed to enhancing Pokfulam as Hong Kong’s garden community
Hello, everyone. I am Paul Zimmerman.
I first of all like to thank my fellow members at the Civic Party for asking me to represent the Party in the Southern District Council by-election.
Pokfulam is dear to my heart. When I arrived in Hong Kong in 1984, I arrived in Baguio Villa.
In the last seven years of my community planning work, I have worked hard against Route 4 along the coast. We have succeeded and the road is being deleted from the Kennedy Town OZP, and will soon be removed from the Pokfulam OZP.
I’m committed to enhancing Pokfulam as Hong Kong’s garden community.
We are making progress in reducing the MTR, Drainage Services and Water Supplies trucks thundering through this quiet neighbourhood.
And here my experience as a member of the Harbourfront Enhancement Committee and my working relationships with Government departments will be helpful:
First – we must plan for continuous connectivity along the waterfront from Sandy Bay to Waterfall Bay.
Removal of the barging points once the drainage and sewage tunnels have been completed;
Solving the management of the Cyberport Waterfront Park as this is in a desolate state;
Finalizing the plans for the promised Cyberport marina;
Converting the spectacular rock streams and waterfalls of Waterfall Bay into a park, accessible to Pokfulam residents.
There is enough to get done in Pokfulam, including the normal district work such as increasing frequency of public transport during rush hour, and enabling a pet friendly neighbourhood without conflict.
I look forward to continuing my work for the Pokfulam community, therefore I proudly announce today my candidacy for the Southern District Council.