Where does Alan stand on rezoning (form based code)?
Public Safety & Health
Our goal is to get people home safely to their families everyday and live peacefully with the knowledge that their loved ones are safe and secure. As mayor, I will support the police department’s efforts to improve training and strengthen the professional group of men and women who keep us safe. Our police department represents some of the best among us; they are real-life heroes and they deserve our appreciation, respect, and support.
The character of our little valley has proven attractive to many. As Heber City grows, it is important that we work as a community to preserve that character. However, we must also protect the rights of property owners and welcome those who want to join our community. We can work together to direct the growth of our community in ways that are constructive, and true to our heritage and values.
“Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without” is the policy that I subscribe to as mayor. Having raised a family through good times and bad, it’s important to me that our local government minimize financial burdens on the residents of Heber. I always have, and always will carefully scrutinize the ways the city spends taxpayer dollars.
As mayor, I support efforts to organize and prepare our community in preparation for emergencies. We should all prepare, now and throughout the year, for the types of emergencies that could affect us where we live, work and visit. I have encouraged efforts to train individual households to respond appropriately in the event of a disaster, and I will continue to encourage preparation at all levels.
Frequently Asked Questions
Did Alan support rezoning (form based code)?
No. Alan opposed rezoning (form based code) from the beginning. In-fact, his work behind the scenes engaging and warning the public about the serious problems rezoning would cause was a significant reason the city council ultimately decided not to move forward.
Does Alan support the western bypass?
Yes. The western bypass will ease congestion on Main Street, making it a friendlier and safer destination for visitors and families.
Does Alan support expanding the airport?
No. The airport primarily serves travelers headed to Park City; and though a larger airport might improve the experience for those travelers, it would increase noise and pollution for many Heber City residents.
Doesn't Alan's opponent have more education?
It’s true that Alan’s opponent has a higher degree than he does, but that doesn’t tell the whole story. Alan has real world experience that includes 37 years running a business, 8 years being involved in local government, and 4 years serving as mayor. Heber doesn’t need academic experience, it needs practical experience.