The Issues from Josh

I am not a politician with loyalties to one party or one cause. I am Pro-Longmont. I will work to uphold your wishes, the Longmont voter’s wishes.
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Serving on various boards & commissions in town over the last decade has taught me what’s most important when it’s time to make decisions for our town:

  1. This isn’t about me, this about what’s best for Longmont. Putting our town’s interest before my own is an honor for me and I practice it every time I step into the Council Chambers for Planning & Zoning.
  2. I respect that I’m not the expert on most issues. I take great consideration on feedback & guidance from City staff, consultants, experts, the public and those that have served our town before me.
  3. I am committed to making sure everyone is heard, especially when the decision goes against their interest. I have written down the name and concerns from nearly every member of the public that has spoken at P&Z and take great consideration in addressing them before placing my vote.  
  4. I have a reputation for being a consensus builder, finding common ground when the pressure is on. This is a critical tool I’ll bring to our increasingly polarized Council.

The bottom line is that my hands-on experience in Longmont governance makes me uniquely qualified to be your advocate on the City Council.

Josh's Platform

Here’s a few of the issues I look forward to working on:

Protecting our quality of life and balancing our strong economic standing while maintaining our small-town feel is the greatest challenge now and into the future.

Addressing our affordable housing gap while Longmont becomes a more desirable and expensive place to live will require more than one easy solution.

There is no larger project in our city than the continued rebuild of the St. Vrain corridor. Completion will enhance our town from east to west.

Cultivating communication between our diverse communities within our city and respecting residents feedback will help us move forward together. 

Easy and effective transportation opportunities around the city, especially for our aging demographic, is of growing concern and I look forward to connecting the dots.  

Waving the flag that Longmont is open-for-business is critical to a healthy and robust future, filled with exciting job opportunities and a strong economy.