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PINECREST MEANS PEACE AND TRANQUILITY
What drew both the "old-timers" and new young families to Pinecrest is the bucolic setting. Cross over Kendall Drive and head south along the canal. The beauty of the land, the trees, and the quiet streets allows us to shake off the tension of big city life. There is no place else in our area where home owners live on enough land to insure private grounds; where children can play safely; where you can walk or bicycle to parks.I intend to preserve the values that we all share. I won't let developers turn our special place into townhouse city.
All meetings must be open to our citizens. This includes workshops where the budget is hammered out. Working citizens cannot attend workshops during working hours. I will hold all meetings at times convenient to all our citizens. We live in the age of technology. Pinecrest can have a list-serve with postings of all agendas and minutes of every meeting. You should be able to open your e-mail account and be up-to-date on our village happenings. As mayor, I will also write a weekly blog on issues and ideas that affect our lives
ALL CITIZENS ALWAYS WELCOME
Who says only the village council has good ideas for our community? Each of us can and should participate in long range planning for our village. I will institute advisory committees where the vast talents of our citizens will be utilized in areas as diverse as fiscal planning, master planning, and activities and events. Together we can solve the problems we face in this challenging economy.
PINECREST DOES NOT EXIST IN A VACUUM
As leaders in Miami-Dade County, we must re-establish good working relationships with Miami-Dade County and the state of Florida. Obtaining optimum services and resources for the tax dollars we pay is of the utmost importance. We cannot do this by suing the county, or by inflaming rhetoric. As mayor, I will keep an open door to good faith negotiations with the state, the county, and our neighboring communities.