Payson is a great place to live, to raise a family, and to own a business. Much can be done, however, to make our city even better. The time is now for smart economic growth, for solving our water problems and infrastructure concerns, and for keeping our community safe.
The various opportunities I have taken to serve the community and the experience I have gained doing so demonstrate my ability to make things happen and not just talk about them. I do more than talk the talk--I walk the walk.
CITY COUNCIL ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Payson General Plan
Payson had not updated the general plan for many, many years. We realized that with the growth coming to Payson we would need a plan for smart growth for the next 10 years. We are studying our current infrastructure (roads, sewer, water, etc) to see what updates and preventative measures are needed. This general plan should be completed this fall. It is imperative that we plan streets to move traffic efficiently and that we have the infrastructure required for inevitable future growth.
In the last four years we have added six new police officers and have raised officer pay so that as soon as we train new policemen they do not go and find employment elsewhere.