I envision an even more dynamic, welcoming, and diverse community in which to:
But to strengthen and ensure Fredericksburg’s future,
we need to start now
by properly employing 21st Century solutions to challenges we are and will be facing in the near future.
While making decisions that shape our future, we must keep in mind the vision of what we want our City to be. It will be complicated and challenging, given the development pressures that are coming down I-95. We will build, of course, but we can’t let that destroy what we all love about this place.
We must leverage our amazing community assets while being fiscally responsible. Our goals must all be balanced and handled conscientiously and intentionally to reach the results we want.
It won’t be easy but it is achievable – as long as we remember that all of the key issues are interrelated: they overlap like a Venn Diagram. Moving forward on solutions for these issues will depend greatly upon community engagement, transparent decision-making, and strong leadership.
This is why I’m running – I can help the City of Fredericksburg reach its goals and potential as it enters into a new era of a changing economy and rapid growth.