Results

  • Initiated the first ever NLV Small Business Academy to educate, orientate, and encourage prospective small business entrepreneurs
  • Initiated the first ever Arts and Cultural Advisory Committee to encourage artistic and cultural development in the city
  • Nationally recognized Joe Kniep park redevelopment
  • Chair NLV redevelopment agency, earning an interest site at Southern Nevada Strong. Attracted new businesses including Davita Dialysis. Fought for new minority woman owned business venture with the redevelopment agency, Expertise Cosmetology School
  • Worked with business entities to help save Windset Farms, a local NLV business in danger from going out of business, saving jobs in NLV
  • Interchange at I15-215 which opens that section of NLV to billions of dollars in potential investment
  • Graffiti abatement program, which has resulted in much less graffiti, especially in our downtown area. This includes the “Contact NLV” app, used to report graffiti and other problems directly to city government, greatly increasing communication, and handling most issues within 24 hours
  • Led effort to diversify city’s workforce, which in part resulted in the city hiring the valley’s first Latino Police Chief (Alex Perez), first African American City attorney (Sandra Morgan), and first immigrant Asian woman City Manager (Quiong Liu)
  • Established the Downtown NLV Business Owners Group to create outreach and planning opportunities in the redevelopment area
  • Worked with RTC to get paratransit vehicles donated to CONLV intended for use by our parks and recreation department to provide leisure opportunities for NLV seniors
  • Led effort to keep CONLV recreation assets at Craig Ranch Regional park free of charge to the public, including the skate park, the largest facility of its type on the west coast
  • When Petiti Park pool was closed during the recession for lack of funds and condemned by the health department, I was part of the effort to find funding to rebuild and reopen the pool for use by children in the summers
  • Welcomed several new companies and industries to the ward, including Faraday, Hyperloop, and the 2 million square foot facility at the Northgate development, soon the home of Amazon and other nationally known retailers
  • Under my watch, several roadway improvement projects to eliminate “sawtooth” streets were accomplished, such as the Centennial and Azure street projects