Our focus will be a BETTER Wilmington, not just a BIGGER one.

In the past couple of decades we’ve seen the downsides of rapid growth: worsening traffic congestion, wear and tear on our infrastructure, spiraling costs for housing and services, loss of our tree canopy and open spaces, natural resource degradation, car pollution, and threats to Wilmington’s character and sense of place.

The recently adopted Land Development Code (LDC), the first in forty years, is commendable. But so much more must be done to turn the tide.

At the current pace of growth, we are overrunning our ability to manage coherently. If elected, my goals will be:

We deserve elected officials who will dedicate themselves to making this community an amazing place to live for the people who live here now, and stop pouring gasoline on the growth fire.