|Friends of Stan Forbes, 3686 El Segundo Ave., Davis CA 95616|
Who is Stan Forbes?
- Former City Council member
- Was elected three times to the Davis School Board. Two-time board President and named Yolo County's outstanding School Board member
- Three-time President Davis Downtown Business Association.
- Long term Senior Center Volunteer
- Small business owner, third generation Yolo County almond farmer, and bookseller.
- Co-authored Measure J to give Davis citizens the final say on growth.
- Worked to draft and pass Measure O (Open Space Initiative) enabling Davis to preserve open space and farmland.
- A leader in the No on X effort to ensure good planning, housing people can afford, financial stability, and reduce traffic impacts.
- As Councilmember, he got the job done, bringing Davis more parks, pools, open space, traffic calming, Nugget market and much more
- Arroyo Park and Pool comples in west Davis; the new Davis High School gym; new parks in Mace Ranch and south Davis; increased shopping choices, including Nugget and Gottschalks; the warm water pool in cooperation with Davis Athletic Club to serve the physically disabled; helped fund the University Retirement Community and the battered women's shelter; preserved over 2000 acres of farmland and open space.
- Traffic enhancements including traffic calming in north and west Davis; improved traffic flow for south and east Davis with the new Mace over crossing, and a major new bicycle connector between south Davis and UCD.
- Downtown improvements including hundreds of new parking places, a plaza, pedestrian amenities and new businesses.
What he wants to do if elected:
- Conduct an intensive financial review to get our financial house in order, make it transparent and develop a comprehensive plan to provide services Davis wants.
- Restore public participation to the planning process and address issues raised by Commissions before acting.
- Return council meetings to being public meetings where public input is welcome and encouraged.
- Continue to improve the downtown - increasing retail choices and parking
- Implement Measure O as it was intended
- Add police officers and improve community-police relations; restore cooperation between the city and school district; keep city promises to the neighborhoods
Ref: The information given here comes directly from his campaign flyer.