Until a Comprehensive Plan could be put in place, I believed that it was in the best interest of the city to put a moratorium on most rezoning & annexation request.
Vote to approve a 10% reserve fund. And once filled, voted to approve a 20% reserve fund.
This is a recurring process that I have supported and will continue to support in my next term.
Successfully worked to create a positive relationship between the city employees & the elected officials. We now have a culture of respect & trust.
4 years ago there was NO Reserve account. Today our City has roughly 700K in a Reserve account. This Reserve account, in part, justified our bond rating to increase to a AA- with a stable outlook.
Hiring Chief Humphries has completely turned our police department around in a positive way. His leadership has been invaluable to the culture change within our police department.
Hiring Chief Hughes has completely turned our fire department around in a positive way. His leadership has been invaluable to the culture change within our fire department.
I brought forward an ordinance, that passed, which required all public meetings to be broadcast on Facebook Live, in addition to cable & YouTube.
I voiced support for term limits for City Commissioners & will continue the effort to bring about term limits.
Supported a plan that clearly defined compensation for all city employees.
I voted to approve a nepotism policy, the first such policy in our cities history. Another part of the way we addressed the negative culture within City Hall.
Voted to support the use of state street aid dollars for resurfacing projects & voted to end the use of resurfacing dollars for payroll.