Progress as Mayor of Clive

Quality of Life

  • Providing high quality municipal services to our residents at the lowest possible cost
  • Containing property taxes commensurate to our new growth
  • Continued expansion of our park and trail system promoting health and wellness
  • Being good neighbors to our surrounding communities
  • Founder of the Clive Community Foundation

Commercial Growth & Management

  • Tasteful, attractive, well-planned business growth
  • 86th Street Corridor Project / University Blvd
  • Continued implementation of Clive’s 2019 2025 2035 Strategic Plan
  • Pursue redevelopment opportunities

Thinking & Acting Regionally

  • Executive Committee Member, Bravo Greater Des Moines 2004 to 2010
  • Metro Advisory Council Board Member
  • Dallas County Mayors Board Member
  • President’s Advisory Council, Grand View University
  • Central Iowa Regional Drinking Water Commission Member 2003 – present
  • Governor’s Transportation 2020 Advisory Commission 2011
  • Executive Committee Member of the Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization 2003-2009
  • Des Moines International Airport Master Plan Committee 2007
  • Clive Citizen of the Year 2007
  • Des Moines Business Record’s Forty Under 40 award recipient 2004

Accomplishments & Expectations for the Future

  • Clive 2035 Strategic Plan
  • Northwest neighborhoods development
  • Joint Fire and Police Public Safety Facility
  • Continued investments in the 86th Street corridor
  • Clive Comprehensive Plan 2013/2014
  • District 1 flood prone property purchase and revisioning