Bellevue is an award-winning city, with a thriving economy, excellent schools, and high quality of life. However, our growth has pushed our infrastructure to capacity and jeopardizes the reasons we have all chosen to call Bellevue home. I want to continue using my years of experience in solving complex problems collaboratively and innovatively, to keep addressing traffic congestion, rising housing costs, and tensions between livability and economic vitality. All this while reducing our environmental impacts and building our tree canopy for our future generations.
I believe we can do even better to be inclusive and to celebrate the diversity of our residents and neighborhoods. On the City Council, I work hard to create and enhance our existing partnerships. I have also driven the city to improve engagement and transparency so that together, we can create an even better, more welcoming Bellevue where all can thrive.