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Public Safety and Crime Prevention - Ensuring that the police and fire departments continue to be responsive to the needs of the community by providing them the necessary tools, training, resources and staff.  During my time on the Commission our Police Department has been accredited and is the leader in community based policing.  Our Fire Department has achieved a Class One Rating, which is one of only 320 departments nation wide.

Support our Schools and School Safety Programs - Ensure that our schools are safe.  Ensure that each school has their own school resource officer.  Identify and enhance outreach initiatives. Advocate for magnet school programs.  Promote volunteering in the schools. Facilitate a network of business resources to help students and teachers in Sunrise Schools. 

Environmental Sustainability and Water Conservation - Focus on programs and initiatives that support environmental / conservational issues. Begin working with schools on promoting environmental / conservation events and programs.

Government Responsiveness and Efficiency - Ensuring government accountability and fiscal responsibility to maintain service levels.  Ensuring that the City maintains the highest level of customer service.

Maintain Service Levels - Ensure that staffing levels are adequate and resources remain stable

Minimize Tax Burden - expand the tax base and minimize vacancy rates. Develop succession plans for the city departments and functions.  Critically analyze internal work processes to minimize tax burden.

Address new demographics - identify the unique cultural aspects of new demographics.  Continue to assess demographic changes and their impact on the community and the government.


Promote Economic Growth - seeking development that will create jobs. Revise the city's economic development plan.  Develop small business programs to promote economic growth. Engage business owners in the process of stimulating job growth.

Vitalize and Revitalize Neighborhoods - Utilize community enhancements to improve visual aspects of neighborhoods. Engage homeowner associations, condo associations, and business community in revitalization efforts.  Encourage public/private collaborations to address problem areas in the community.


Reinvest in our Parks - Great communities have great parks. Sunrise will have the best park system in Broward County.  

Expand cultural arts and opportunities for our community - Create a means to offer new/fresh cultural events.  Make certain cultural events are marketed to the community. Continue to investigate what events are appealing to the residents.

Improve Public Facilities - continue to invest and maintain existing facilities and build a new City Hall that will serve the needs of our community.






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