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What do you think about having beautiful crosswalks that will not affect vehicle traffic and will also make it safer to get pedestrians from one side to the other? Grant money is available to make this a reality.
I created the Committee on Unity and Tolerance for the purpose of promoting peace and resolving tension among all races, genders, and ethnic groups in our community. Unfortunately, this committee dissolved after I was termed-out as Mayor, but I intend to resurrect it!
Now is an opportune time to develop this area not only to benefit our tax base and create jobs, but also to clean up and beautify this gem.
After careful assessment with my doctors and discussions with my family, I wanted everyone to know that I am unequivocally continuing my campaign to become the next mayor of Galveston. Our issues are too important, and we’ve come too far.
We have been monitoring the situation on 45th St and doing our best to support those businesses. If lack of accessibility and extreme delays in construction weren’t enough… now these businesses are hit with the effects of the COVID-19. Let’s keep our community and small business owners in prayer.
In the wake of a competitor mayoral campaign spreading multiple rumors about my plans as Mayor, the City has seen fit to use City dollars to operate a supposed Rumor Control Center, mainly to bolster the campaign that is rumor-mongering.
Being widely noticed and discussed around town, the Galveston City Manager in an email has raised that if the Galveston Regional Chamber endorses a candidate for Mayor there might be various repercussions. Among the repercussions implied would be the City, Parks Board and Wharves (Port) withdrawing support from the Chamber.
The latest defense of Galveston City finances (Daily News, March 8) entirely avoids addressing my main point – that Galveston’s taxes and borrowing are too high as reflected in the city’s over-borrowed financial structure. It also begs the question – if everything is so wonderful then why did the City need to raise our taxes last September? We’ll see why in a moment.
I would like to share this article written by Dolph Tillotson - then president and publisher of the Galveston Daily News - on Oct 11, 2019. Sounds familiar, don't you think? Here’s a statement over which I think few people would argue: Galveston city government is so...
What’s perhaps fueling the rumor mill now is a recognition on the inside that Galveston City government is indeed bloated and top heavy. What’s also true for sure is that we are going to take a hard, honest look and correct it.