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My Commitment

Experienced leadership and dedication  in Town government.

  • Maintain Small Town Atmosphere
  • Environmentally Conscious:  protecting the Chesapeake Bay, creating sustainable energy projects, ensuring clean air and water for our families and helping businesses and developers to “go green” will ensure that not only our Town but Maryland has a long and sustainable future.
  • Will continue Maryland’s Smart Growth,  Land Preservation and Community Revitalization
  • Improve Traffic Flow
  • Provide Town Amenities
  • Cooperative Government
  • Public Safety
  • Financial Responsibility and Stability
  • Public Schools that Achieve Excellence in Education:  continued support of our public school system and ensure our children have the best education possible and that our children have an equal opportunity for success. That the county provides educational development opportunities for our teachers, create recruiting and retention mechanisms to attract and keep qualified teachers and ensure that our children are not trying to learn in an over-crowded environment. Additionally, ensuring that our schools and children are equipped for the digital area.
  • A Wholesome, Sustainable Community for all Senior Citizens, Families and Children
  • Safe Roads; Efficient Transportation
  • Controlled Residential and Commercial Growth
  • Support Business Community: creating and assuring job opportunities for the residents of Chesapeake Beach is a priority. I will continue to work to strengthen our Town's position as an attractive location for new and existing businesses and encourage businesses to invest in us. It is imperative that we protect our small business community that is the “backbone” to our Town’s economic life. I believe in living wage and paid sick leave and I understand the necessity of supporting our local businesses and the individuals in their employ.
  • Support Beach Buccaneer’s Athletic Programs
  • Support Charter Fishing Community
  • Improve relationships with our local businesses and contractors and to improve business opportunities
  • Review for modification the decision on short term housing and AirBNB to include input from owners and realtors

Future Goals 2020-2024

  • Further Water Park Upgrades and Attractions
  • To initiate the National Citizen Survey for the Town of Chesapeake Beach Residents (A Community Assessment Survey) :  The National Citizen Survey™ (The NCS™) was among the first scientific surveys to gather resident opinion on a range of community issues, and has been used by more than 350 unique jurisdictions in 44 states. Communities using The NCS have reported that the tool improved service delivery, strengthened communications with community stakeholders and identified clear priorities for use in strategic planning and budget setting. The NCS is the only citizen survey tool endorsed by the International City / County Management Association (ICMA) and the National League of Cities (NLC).
  • Veteran’s Park Improvements
  • Digital Signage (Variable Message Board) at Town Hall
  • Continue to Improve Landscaping, Town Beautification and removal of Litter
  • Increase Public Safety—More Police Officers assigned to Beach
  • Public safety video surveillance along Hiker / Biker Trail, Tot Lot and Veteran’s Memorial Park
  • Preserve Small Town – Smart Growth
  • Avoid Tax Increase
  • Avoid raising Utility Rates (Water and Sewer)
  • Support Green Practices
  • Promote stewardship of the Chesapeake Bay and its contributories
  • Promote expansion of the Hiker / Biker Trail
  • Extend sidewalk along Md. Rt. 261 to Chesapeake Village Community
  • Financial  Responsibility and Stability
  • Continue to add services and amenities for community
  • Continue to foster a Walkable Community
  • Promote Health and Wellness
  • Reduce waste and inefficiencies in town government
  • Support balanced budget
  • Extend sidewalks along Old Bayside Road from Md. Rt. 261 to I Street
  • Town Seniors and Aging Community
    • Seek and establish (in town) Home Health Care Services
    • Re-establish Town's Gold Plated Service for prescription and grocery delivery
    • Advocating for seniors has been one of my top priorities. Ensuring that seniors have safe facilities, affordable healthcare, access to transportation, Meals on Wheels available, and the Internet.
    • Senior Low impact exercise areas and improvements in playgrounds and public spaces
  • Paid EMS Paramedic Staffing, Equipment and Vehicle stationed to respond from the Beaches 24/7
  • Free WiFi Network throughout Town
  • Sheppard implementation of future 5G WiFi Network in the Beach and have Town legislation in place
  • Increased Special Events and Youth Programs specifically for town residents
  • Oversight and accountability of Town law enforcement
  • Re-initiate routine town staff meetings
  • Citizen Complaints: Letter from Mayor of receipt of complaint and final disposition
  • Initiate Smart City Concept/Technology -- Smart city is an urban area that uses different types of electronic data collection sensors to supply information which is used to manage assets and resources efficiently. This includes data collected from citizens, devices, and assets that is processed and analyzed to monitor and manage traffic and transportation systems, power plants, water supply networks, waste management, law enforcement, information systems, schools, libraries, hospitals, and other community services. The smart city concept integrates information and communication technology (CIT), and various physical devices connected to the network (the Internet of things or (IoT) to optimize the efficiency of town operations and services and connect to citizens. Smart city technology allows town officials to interact directly with both community and town infrastructure and to monitor what is happening in the town and how the town is evolving.
  • Increase diversity in staff and town personnel