Accomplishments

Here is a list of some of my accomplishments with Council since 2013:

  • Adopted fees on commercial construction to support affordable housing
  • Adopted an ambitious commercial energy efficiency program
  • Adopted aggressive climate commitment emissions and renewable goals
  • Supported hiring of a neighborhood liaison to be more responsive to specific neighborhood concerns
  • Led the effort that doubled the amount of open space protected at CU-South property as part of Comp Plan update process
  • Supported City fair wage policies that now provide sustainable wages to all workers, including contractors
  • Supported multiple flood recovery programs to provide immediate relief to Boulder flood victims
  • Supported multiple strategies on achieving a sustainable municipal electric utility
  • Implemented new regulations on short term rentals
  • Guided Comp Plan update process by serving on the guiding process sub-committee
  • Adopted bear trash ordinance to protect bears near Boulder
  • Adopted a universal commercial composting and recycling ordinance
  • Adopted some of the most ambitious energy codes in US for new construction
  • Supported a re-vamp of homeless policies to include current best practices and better agency coordination
  • Adopted improved marijuana regulations, making compliance easier for vendors and better protecting children from access
  • Supported a revitalization program for the Hill neighborhood, including working with CU to site conference center near Hill and downtown
  • Supported acquisition of several new open space properties
  • Began a process to bring emergency medical service in-house with the Boulder Fire Department
  • Supported more holistic police response policies to opioid emergencies
  • Supported the use of body-cameras for City police
  • Supported purchase of old hospital site for multiple City purposes
  • Launched the community newsletter mailed to all household with City updates