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I’ve worked hard for our community throughout the last four years. I’m particularly proud of…

  • Passage of Sanctuary City ordinances to protect immigrants from regressive policies of the current Federal administration;
  • The revival of the Neighborhood Traffic Mitigation Program (renamed Neighborhood Speed Management Program);
  • The hiring of a neighborhood liaison to increase responsiveness to neighborhood concerns;
  • Securing higher commercial construction fees to better support critically needed     affordable housing;
  • Flood mitigation as the primary objective in the CU South Guiding Principles;
  • The establishment of Boulder’s Indigenous People’s Day;
  • Improved community planning at Alpine/Balsam;
  • Advocacy for and exploration of funding options for a Community-wide EcoPass through participation in county Policy Advisory Committee and membership in the ongoing Regional Transportation District’s Pass Working Group;
  • Enhanced community representation on the Public Participation Working Group     and on the Health Equity Committee that will distribute revenue from the voter approved sugar sweetened beverage tax;
  • An Evening Employee Parking Permit Pilot program to address a potential wage impact to downtown hospitality and retail workers;
  • Passage of ballot measures for Boulder’s Municipal Electric Utility
  • Aggressive climate commitment via emissions and renewable energy goals;
  • Payment of a living wage to City of Boulder employees and a study on gender pay equity;
  • Passage of city ordinances protecting the civil rights of mobile home residents and forward momentum on the city purchase of Ponderosa Mobile Home park to minimize displacement and improve quality of life.

And I’m also proud of…

  • Continued vision for democratizing, decentralizing and decarbonizing our     electricity source through steady support for our own municipal electric utility;
  • Passing an enhanced community benefit policy (e.g. affordable housing, affordable     commercial space, public art) in the Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan to encourage better development outcomes;
  • Supporting multiple flood recovery programs to provide immediate relief to     Boulder flood victims;
  • Implementing new regulations for short term rentals;
  • Guiding Boulder Comprehensive Housing Strategy by serving on the process     sub-committee;
  • Developing recommendations for Middle Income Housing Strategy through service on the sub-committee;
  • Protecting bears near Boulder by adopting the bear trash ordinance;
  • Encouraging commercial composting and recycling via adoption of the ordinance;
  • Supporting the update of homeless policies to include current best practices and better agency coordination;
  • Adopting improved marijuana regulations, making compliance easier for vendors and better protecting children from access;
  • Supporting:
    • Revitalization program for  the University Hill neighborhood
    • The acquisition of several new open space properties
    • More holistic police response policies to opioid emergencies
    • The purchase of the former Boulder Community Hospital site for multiple City and community purposes
    • The launch of the community-wide newsletter.