★ In November 2019, I brought forward the amendment to accelerate our City's carbon neutrality goal to 2030
★ In June 2020, City Council voted unanimously to approve the "A2Zero" carbon neutrality plan
★ I have consistently advocated for improved Federal intervention and clean-up of the Gelman Plume
"There is a limit to what we can accomplish under state law, and so federal law is much stronger about holding a responsible party responsible. Again, this whole prohibition zone idea is really limiting, whereas the EPA could actually seek a cleanup" - Jack Eaton, MLive 3/10/19
★ I routinely participate in Coalition for Action on Remediation of Dioxane (CARD) meetings to help find a solution to the spreading dioxane pollution.
★ I brought forward the Resolution Requesting the City of Ann Arbor to Develop and Adopt a Solar Access Ordinance
★ One of my earlier initiatives was the Resolution to Direct the Ann Arbor Planning Commission to Review and Make Recommendations Regarding the Adoption of a Floodplain Management Overlay Ordinance
(see Council Meeting Minutes, 9/8/15, pg 11)
★ I support the creation of the Treeline-Allen Creek Urban Trail because it will become an important pedestrian and bicycle link, a valuable open space and will encourage economic development.
★ President, Friends of Dicken Woods which has worked to remove invasive species, restore native species and improve the pollinator habitat.
★ Supporter of Parkland Preservation (Huron Hills Golf Course).
★ I have consistently supported protection of our parkland.
★ I support improving the current Depot Street Ann Arbor train station, and other transportation alternatives to single occupancy vehicles. I oppose repurposing our public parkland for a new train station (see video below).
Fuller Park land steal for "train station"/UM parking structure.