ACCOMPLISHMENTS ON COUNCIL

Taxes

  • Voted against increasing your taxes over 40 times
  • 2nd lowest property taxes among major cities on the prairies
  • Senior’s Tax Deferral Program implemented in 2012

 Roads & Sidewalks

  • Strong advocate to improve the quality of our roads & sidewalks
  • Spending improved from $4.5 Million in 2010 to over $59 Million in 2016
  • 233 km of roadwork in Saskatoon this year alone

Police, Crime and Safety

  • Almost doubled police budget from $42.7 Million in 2005 to $84.3 Million in 2016
  • Crime rates in Saskatoon continue to drop

Finances

  • 6 balanced budgets in 6 years
  • Maintained AAA credit rating

Waste Water Treatment Plant

  • Invested $8 Million to reduce odour by 76%
  • Construction underway – to be completed in 2017

North Bridge

  • In 2012 I campaigned for a north bridge to alleviate traffic congestion
  • The North Commuter Parkway Bridge is under construction and opening in 2018

Transparent & Accountable

  • Initiated "recorded votes" on Council so residents can see how their elected officials vote on each issue
  • Distributed "Ward 5 Update" brochures regularly to each home
  • Accessible in person, and by phone, email, Facebook and website