Without safe neighborhoods all the other plans and ideas would be fruitless. Maintain current public safety and response times.
Enhance the Quality of Life
Promote greater pedestrian and bike friendly access throughout the city. Promote greater access along the river. Promote and expand the community
oriented events throughout the City. Promote sustainable design principles where economically prudent. I would promote a variety of housing, restaurants and entertainment choices which attracts the millennial generation.
Grow Property Values
Encourage redevelopment in our neighborhoods to transform our existing outdated housing stock to meet current market demands. I would seek to encourage both business and residential property owners to maintain their properties to community standards. Strengthen our current blight ordinances where necessary. Reduce the number of vacant storefronts.
Continue to foster ideas to reduce the tax burden on the citizens, but
not cut the heart out of the community. Control legacy costs. It is your money and I understand that you demand it be well spent.
Continue to create a positive business environment throughout our city, encouraging private development with existing and new property owners for redevelopment, creating new activity and grow the tax base without raising taxes.
Farmington has been a place where the City employees have always provided quality services to the residents. I would continue to maintain the environment where the Farmington residents and business owner’s come