I am eager to work with
you to develop solutions to the issues we face. At community
meetings and meet-and-greets in our neighbors’ homes, what has emerged
clearly is how much we are in agreement. I’ve had the
opportunity to hear where you stand on the issues facing Atlanta and
listened to your positive solutions. Now, I am using your concerns and
solutions as my to-do list.The issues that I am currently working
Financial stability and long-term planning: I understand that
the current economic environment presents difficult choices as we strive to balance the budget and provide critical services to citizens.
To protect you from a future of ever-rising property taxes, I am working
to pursue alternate sources of revenue and looking for opportunities to
create efficiencies in government.
Crime diminishes quality of life for all Atlantans as well as visitors
traveling here for conventions, tourism andbusiness. While the
city has decreased violent crime, property crimes are up, and many
neighborhoods and businesses are spending exorbitant amounts on private
security. Our Public Safety Committee is working with Interim
Chief Turner to better align resources to serve each zone. Federal
stimulus money ($11.2 million) is being used to hire 50 police for
community based policing.
greenspace, and water:
As an advocate for maintaining and expanding the greenspace, parks and
trees in Atlanta’s communities, I am interested me in pursuing
opportunities to improve the quality of life in our neighborhoods by
adding sidewalks, bicycle lanes, and improving intersections throughout
I am serving the city
around the clock and using my energy, my training, and my understanding
of District 8 to effectively represent you.
Please feel free to phone
me at 404-330-6051. I along with my staff, Katie Howard and Priyam
Bhargava, are open to your concerns and welcome any suggestions.
My email is firstname.lastname@example.org.