West Jordan City is important to me. My wife Joye and I have called West Jordan home for 37 years; it’s where we chose to raise our two wonderful daughters. In the time that I’ve lived in West Jordan we’ve seen an enormous amount of growth, having reached a milestone in 2011 by being named the fourth largest city in Utah. Managing growth is pivotal to the success of our city. As a small business owner, I understand the importance of fiscal responsibility and a robust local economy that encourages business development and growth.
I’m proud to have contributed to changes made to West Jordan’s sign ordinance which helped support local businesses and promote a business-friendly environment in our community. I also championed a change to how West Jordan City works with engineering contractors, increasing the amount of liability insurance required to work on projects from $100,000 to $1M–dramatically reducing West Jordan’s financial risk and exposure due to errors and omissions–and ensuring that all contracts are competitively bid.
Preserving our city's rich history and open lands is also important to me, which is why I have served on both the Historic Preservation Commission and the Parks & Open Land Committee. In my tenure, I helped oversee the planning and construction of the Veteran's Memorial Park - a park which has served countless residents over the years and at its core sits a monument to our veterans like no other in the valley.