Our goal is to balance city obligations with community needs. Our primary revenue stream comes from taxes. Our share is 11 cents for each dollar of property taxes and 1 cent of each dollar spent for sales taxes. We need to find creative revenue streams and create regional partnerships to maintain basic public safety and […]
The Petaluma Fairgrounds is at the center of our community. We have a 50-year-old agreement to rent this 60+ acre property to the Fair Board for $1 a year. Let’s regain control of this asset and create revenue from this vital piece of public property. I will work with the City Council towards establishing a […]
Our river is central to our identity and vital to our economy. I value its role in the ecological system, as well as the opportunities it provides for recreation and transportation. Dredging is long overdue and necessary for the health of our community and our watershed. City Council activities on this topic:
I will work with the City Council toward bringing mixed-use housing along commercial corridors that are close to transportation. This type of housing provides retail revenue, jobs, and services—allowing people to live, work, play, and shop in one place. Mixed-use housing can create a walkable neighborhood and reduces traffic congestion. It also means we don’t […]
A sustainable community is also one that encourages a local economy where money circulates within the community. Buy Local.