MY PLATFORM

• Affordable & Quality Water.
• Building strong relationships with both local and national foundations and universities.
• Reaching out for an experienced municipal grant writer to enhance community development, block grant dollars, to ensure increased efficiency, better program effectiveness, and greater funding security.
• Searching for an experienced city administrator, as the charter requires.
• Working to rebuild the trust of the people in government, by being inclusive and transparent; recognizing that we, as elected officials are servants of the people.

ACCOUNTABILITY & ETHICS

To return city government to a constitutionally mandated government by the people.
To return the office of Mayor to its rightful leadership role exclusive and transparent; recognizing that we, as elected officials are servants of the people.

KAREN ABOUT FLINT’S FINANCIAL STABILITY

To develop and maintain a culture of financial soundness and stability throughout city government

  • I will provide each department head with training in developing realistic and practical budgets, including how to manage budgets and implement practical budgetary controls.
  • I will insist upon and maintain fiscal responsibility and accountability in all city departments.
  • I will enlist the brightest and best budget and financial managers to carefully monitor the city’s revenues and expenditures to avoid structural imbalances.

KAREN ABOUT FLINT’S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – JOBS

To develop an environment throughout the city of Flint that stimulates economic development and the creation of jobs for our people.
To re-establish the north side of the City as a valuable, vital sector of the city by assuring it receives an equitable share of the city’s resources.

KAREN ABOUT FLINT’S PUBLIC SAFETY

To empower the people of the City of Flint, in partnership with the police department, to wage an all-out war against crime.