BECOMING EAGAN

The arrival of November marks ten weeks since the start of my re-election campaign. In conversations with people over that time, I have focused on my council experience and results – not empty promises, slogans, or clichés. I’m proud of Eagan’s achievements during my time on the council and my part in helping to realize

PUBLIC PARTNERSHIPS

Throughout this campaign, and consistently during my service on the City Council, I have talked about the importance of coordinating and cooperating with neighboring communities and the county for our common benefit. I will continue to support partnership initiatives to enhance service delivery and reduce costs. In his latest communication with constituents, Dakota County Commissioner

SPACC VOTER GUIDE

Over the past several weeks, I have commented on a variety of topics of importance to the City of Eagan and our residents. These topics and others are addressed in responses to a St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce candidate questionnaire posted in the East Metro Voter Guide. I encourage you to review my responses

WALKING THE TALK

As I walk Eagan’s neighborhoods and visit with residents, I’m pleased to hear so many positive comments about Eagan and the job the city council and staff have done to make our city such a great place in which to live, work, and play. Thanks to those who have taken the time to visit with

CITIZEN ENGAGEMENT

Involved citizens are essential to good government. During my tenure on the City Council, Eagan has been continually recognized for citizen engagement. I have renewed appreciation for this after meetings with citizen advisory commissions to review their objectives and discuss their work plans for the coming year. A primary way for citizens to be involved

WORKING FOR SENIORS

Eagan’s capacity to serve the growing housing needs of our senior citizens has been greatly enhanced over the past few years. Yesterday I represented the City at the Affinity at Eagan ribbon cutting. This is a great senior living community addition to Eagan. Today I visited with residents at Stonehaven of Eagan. Both of these

STRONG TRANSPORTATION NETWORKS

I participated this afternoon on behalf of the Minnesota Valley Transit Authority Board in a Transportation Alliance community forum in Burnsville co-sponsored by Progress in Motion, the Minnesota Public Transit Association, Transportation for America, and the Burnsville Chamber of Commerce. We discussed local transportation needs and potential funding options for legislative consideration. The most economically

GIVING BACK

Our Rotary Club speaker this morning reminded us of the importance of volunteerism. We are fortunate to live in a city that values volunteerism and citizen engagement. This is particularly evident in Eagan Forward and the outcomes and successes achieved since the launch of this volunteer initiative. Personally, I have found volunteer involvement in organizations