Accomplishments

Accomplishments

Roeland Park City Council Member 2007-2015

Roeland Park City Council Member 2007-2015

RESULTS for Roeland Park and Northeast Johnson County 

  • Led Roeland Park Through Great Recession to Financial Stability
    • Roeland Park – 2016
      • 2nd Most Attractive to Millennials in KC Metro
      • 5th Most Successful City in Kansas
      • Property Values Up 11% in One Year
  • Introduced Long-Term Financial Forecasting into City Budget
  • Advocated for and Conducted (2) City Satisfaction Surveys for Use in Budgeting/Planning
  • Renovated Police Department and City Hall- to LEED standards
  • Put Limits Around Pay Day Loan Companies in the City of Roeland Park
  • Championed and Adopted LGBTQIA and Military Veteran Non-Discrimination Ordinance (2nd in State of Kansas)
  • Preserved from Development and Dedicated New City Park
  • Created “Art in R Park” City Wide Public Art Program
  • Adopted 1% For Art in Future Roeland Park Development Projects
  • Formed and Adopted City’s First Comprehensive Park’s Master Plan
  • Created Pedestrian Friendly Master Plan for City including Complete Streets
  • Secured the 1st Public Electric Vehicle Charging Station in Kansas
  • Hosted Series of Public Meetings to Promote Home Energy Audits with KCPL
  • City Wide Switch to LED Street Lights (First in Johnson County)
  • Created and Adopted “Green” Purchasing Policy for the City
  • Legalized Backyard Hens in Roeland Park
  • Repealed Unenforceable Breed-Specific Ban on Pet Dogs
  • Participated in Ripple Glass “Pilot Program”
  • Built Partnerships and Administered Programs to Improve the Homes of Those Who Could Not Otherwise Afford It
  • Administered “Shooting Stars” College Scholarship Program Through the Arts Council of Johnson County

 

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