During his time as Mayor and since David was elected to the Healdsburg City Council, he has worked hard to deliver on his campaign promises and act for the betterment of our community.
Some of his accomplishments on the City Council include:
- Providing strong leadership as Mayor of Healdsburg during the Kincade Fire by frequently communicating with residents and collaborating with first responders as well as local and state emergency operations personnel to protect Healdsburg and establish a successful repopulation effort. Learn more »
- Preserving affordable housing through the acquisition of low-income apartments in Healdsburg. Learn more »
- Helping small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic by establishing the Small Business Sustainability Loan Program for Healdsburg businesses, providing $600,000 in low-to-no-interest loans to more than 75 local businesses. Learn more »
- Advancing plans for a permanent Farmer’s Market space at the 3 North Street site despite initial opposition from other Council members. Learn more »
- Streamlining housing construction by easing Accessory Dwelling Unit (“ADU” or “granny unit”) requirements and creating other efficiencies within the housing construction sector. Learn more »
- Supporting the Mill District redevelopment project, which will create a vibrant new mixed-use space at the gateway to downtown Healdsburg while increasing access to affordably-priced housing and providing workforce housing for the missing middle that neither qualifies for low-income housing subsidies nor has the resources to afford the cost-of-living in Healdsburg. Learn more »
- Seeing the Healdsburg roundabout project through to completion. Though the project was initially approved before David joined the City Council, he worked with affected residents and businesses to see the downtown project through to completion. Learn more »
- Engaging Healdsburg’s children and families in creative ways to promote civic engagement, from participating in Healdsburg Mom’s Group meetings to inviting kids to City Hall for mock City Council meetings. As a father of two young children, David is always looking at ways to make community involvement a fun and enjoyable experience for kids.