Why Are You Running For Office?
I believe the time has come for a change in leadership in Carmel. Better fiscal management and a more open conduct of business are required. I see a change in the person of the Executive as the only means that will lead to these changes.
What Are Your Qualifications For The Office You Are Seeking?
36 years in business both in the corporate sector and in a small family business. 4 years as a member of the Plan Commission – 3 years as Chair of Special Studies Committee, 3 terms on Carmel Council – 6 years as President and 5 years as Chair of Land Use Committee, 1 year as Chair of Parks Committee, 6 years as a member of Carmel Redevelopment Commission, 3 years on Carmel Swim Club Board – 1 year as President, Board Member and President of SpringMill Crossing HOA – 2 years Board President, Board President Thistlewood POA – 4 years
What Would You Like to Accomplish When You Are In Office?
Targeted economic development of specific business sector in conjunction with “Invest Hamilton County”, work to reduce debt and spending – make city government open and accessible to our constituents – invest in older neighborhoods aging infrastructure.
How Do You Define “Fiscal Responsibility”?
Treating taxpayer’s money like my own. Being open and accountable in city dealings. Paying as much attention to future generations fiscal liabilities as we do to current constituents.
What Will You Do To Promote Transparency To The Citizens When In Office?
Decisions will be made in public settings as will all discussions leading to these decisions. Contracts, including for personal services will be openly and fairly bid. Request for information will be quickly processed with the only reviews being for personal private information. Public documents and records must be available to the public.
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