Category: Issues

Bainbridge Island Police/Municipal Court Facility

I fully support the new Bainbridge Island’s police/municipal court facility and plans to move into the retrofitted Harrison Medical Center building. The City Council voted and approved this measure. The City purchased this building for this specific reason and has building permits in hand.  The current police building is 76 years old. Our court facility […]

Strong, Stable Small Business Community

Within a year of moving to Bainbridge Island I had opened my first business, a computer consulting firm. A year later I had my first brick and mortar on the corner of Winslow Way and Highway 305, Bainbridge Computer Center. Since then I have owned and operated several small businesses on Bainbridge Island. Over the […]

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Diversity is the presence of differences that may include race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity, nationality, socioeconomic status, language, (dis)ability, age, religious commitment, or political perspective. Populations that have been-and remain- underrepresented among practitioners in the field and marginalized in the broader society. Equity is promoting justice, impartiality and fairness within the procedures, processes, and […]

Transparency in City Government

The benefits of openness, transparency, and accountability within our city government are a well functioning City Hall and a happy constituency of Bainbridge Island. We the citizens act as overseers for our public officials and city government staff which includes the Bainbridge Island Police Department. The more a local government can provide in the way […]

Housing/Affordable Housing

I believe that housing, especially affordable housing, is the single most important issue on Bainbridge Island. Since the release of the Affordable Housing Task Force Final Report in 2017, not much has been done to address the needs of housing and/or affordable housing on the island. The Affordable Housing Task Force Final Report lays out […]