Fire Station 215 at Gateway Airport and Fire Station 219 south of Sunland Springs Village. Secured several million dollars from developers to help fund the construction of Fire Station 221 in Eastmark.
A small technology business incubator to support local entrepreneurs resulting in 30 participants, hundreds of jobs, and millions in private venture capital investment over the past 8 years.
After the former council cut funding for downtown events, worked with veterans’ groups and restored the Mesa Veterans’ Day Parade with private funding and volunteers. An arrangement that continues to this day with the East Valley Veterans Day Parade Association..
Helped negotiate a joint agreement with the Mesa Public School District to open the Skyline Aquatic Center, the first pool to serve the East and Southeast Mesa.
Organized over 150 volunteers from business, youth groups, faith-based organizations to install privately donated equipment for the Golden Hills Park playground, which had no family-friendly amenities.
Proposed a solution that saved ADA and Senior Dial-a-Ride services from drastic cuts and opened the Valley Metro Mobility Center to help eligible customers use cost-effective options to meet their transit needs.
Established the Power Road Bus Route 184, the first permanent bus service in District 6 connecting Superstition Springs Transit Center, ASU Polytechnic Campus, and Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport.
Working with the National League of Cities, brought a prescription drug discount card program to Mesa saving seniors and families 20% off their medications at no cost to taxpayers.
Worked with the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association and Mesa Parks Department to install Automatic External Defibrillators at city sports complexes that directly contributed to at least one life saved.
Crafted and enacted CPTED ordinances targeting high-crime clusters around hotels/motels and conveniences stores reducing calls for services by 29% citywide over three years.
Established the Economic Investment Enterprise Fund by strategically refinancing some of Mesa’s outstanding bond debt, lowering debt and interest payments for taxpayers and using savings to invest in job growth and entrepreneurship.
Opened the Mesa Express Library in District 6, the first new library in 24 years, using technology and innovative management approach for cost-effective library services.
With most of the ballots counted, I am pleased to say that we are in the lead with more than 58% of the vote! I am humbled by the overwhelming support and trust the voters of District 6 have placed in me.