Be open and accessible to constituents

Kevin PattersonMy Plan for Ahwatukee Comments

Accessibility is core to the mission of a public official. I want you to always be able to contact me about pressing issues, ideas and concerns, or simply to build relationships in our community. To do this, I am willing to propose the following to ensure residents have a Councilman they can trust: Make my phone number and email address … Read More

Work tirelessly to make 202 work for residents

Kevin PattersonMy Plan for Ahwatukee Comments

Our team has been knocking on doors all over Ahwatukee and we’ve heard about the 202 expansion every day. The expansion evokes strong reactions from all sides of the debate and as someone who prides themselves as an active listener and consensus builder, I admit this is a difficult issue. For a decade, Ahwatukee residents have passionately fought the highway … Read More

No tax increases for working families and small businesses

Kevin PattersonMy Plan for Ahwatukee Comments

No tax increases for working families and small business

Taxes in the City of Phoenix have become a burden on working class families and small businesses in our District. While ensuring that we have a solid revenue stream to support efficient and cost-effective City services is important, we shouldn’t prioritize government spending over the concerns of our constituents. The City of Phoenix is facing a budget deficit in 2018 … Read More

Double police presence and reduce response times

Kevin PattersonMy Plan for Ahwatukee Comments

Double police presence and reduce response times

The current police presence and lengthy emergency response times in Ahwatukee are unacceptable. It is vital that we commit to doubling the current number of patrol cars on duty from 3 to 6 in order to significantly reduce response times and create a safer community for our families. Even better? The most recent City of Phoenix budget adds 219 more … Read More

Develop and empower small businesses in our district

Kevin PattersonMy Plan for Ahwatukee Comments

Developer and empower small businesses in our district

Small business growth and development has always been the economic core of our City, but too often we have been prioritizing large corporations over everyday entrepreneurs. As federal and state governments get more bogged down by partisan politics, cities have become a driver of economic growth and development, and I want to expand on that model. Our City should prioritize … Read More

Solve Lakes and Club West Golf Course Blight

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Solve Lakes and Club West Golf Course Blight

Residents have become exhausted from constant battles over the future of our golf courses and neighborhoods. Both developers who aimed to restructure the Lakes, Pulte and True Life, have proposed “solutions” that residents clearly do not want, and the fight to get 51% of residents to change their deed restrictions to allow for the construction has dragged on for years. … Read More