My Position

Our Parks Can Be Better Cared For

September 29, 2020

I’ve said it in my videos. This City is not broken but we can do many things better. On a recent tour of parks, I noticed standing water at Russell Park. After looking further, I found the drainage swale blocked by vegetation. In the outfall pipe from the police station, there was a 2’+ palm […]

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We can do better for Atlantic Beach.

September 24, 2020

After I retired from the City, I remained active through workshops and attending meetings. I decided to run for Mayor because I see areas where we can improve. where knowledge and history of what and why actions were taken no longer exists on City Staff. My goal as Mayor is to bring back that knowledge […]

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What the role of Atlantic Beach Mayor means to me.

September 17, 2020

My 10 years as Public Works Director gave me an in-depth understanding of what is and isn’t the role of Mayor and those who make this city work. As mayor, I want to set the agenda to make sure our city infrastructure is cared for to preserve our wonderful city and ensure the best use […]

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18th Street Access Parking Changes

August 18, 2020

This past week, at the direction of the City Commission, Pubic Works Staff removed seven vehicle parking spaces at the 18th Street Access, installing four new bike racks (total now five), and setting aside two spaces to make trash cans more accessible. They also redesignated three additional spots as Low Speed Vehicle use only. This […]

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Budget Workshops

August 17, 2020

City of Atlantic Beach FY 21 Budget Workshops I participated by Zoom in the three budget workshops completed in preparation for sending the draft budget ordinance to the Commission for first reading at the Sept 14th Commission Meeting. I provided comments on the budget iterations during the Courtesy of the Floor segment at the beginning […]

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Questions From Atlantic Beach Commissioner Cindy Anderson

August 3, 2020

Below are my answers to the questions posed to all candidates by Commissioner Anderson (who is not running for re-election) on the Atlantic Beach Politics page. My answers reflect my 10+ years of experience as the Atlantic Beach Public Works Director / City Engineer, as well as what I have learned through participation in recent […]

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Charter Change

July 20, 2020

Proposed Charter Change to Mayor’s term of officeWhen voting in November 2020, Atlantic Beach residents will be asked to consider the following change to the City Charter: PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE ATLANTIC BEACH CHARTER TO MODIFY THE MAYOR-COMMISSIONER TERMS OF OFFICECommencing with the election in November, 2022 shall Section 5 of the Atlantic Beach Charter […]

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MOAA Questionnaire

July 17, 2020

My response to the Historic Mayport Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) Questionnaire for AB Mayoral Candidates.

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Atlantic Beach Parks Master Plan

July 13, 2020

The purpose of a Master Plan is to develop a long range vision of what is desired and then to develop a project list to support the vision, generate cost estimates so that the projects can be compared to the available dollars yielding a long range Capital Improvement Plan that details the necessary future budget […]

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Beach Access Parking

June 26, 2020

I attended the June 22nd City Commission Workshop discussing the 18th Street Beach Access and commented during the Courtesy of the Floor segment of the regular Commission Meeting. I have the following, more specific comments:Note: I live just off Saturiba Drive and have used the 18th Street Beach Access almost exclusively for over 23 years.The […]

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