As Your Commissioner

• I HAVE reopened the Bessemer Cutoff jail

• I HAVE renegotiated a deal with sewer creditors reducing sewer debt by $1.4 billion and successfully exited bankruptcy.

• I HAVE renegotiated with lessor and secured the continued operations of the Bessemer Courthouse and its services.

• I HAVE secured funding for storm shelters in areas affected by the April 27, 2011 tornadoes in the following communities of District 3: McCalla, Adger, Oak Grove, Concord, McDonalds Chapel, Hueytown and Bessemer.

• I HAVE stood on behalf of the citizens to oppose elements detrimental to their communities, clean roadsides of trash and illegal dump sites.

• I WILL CONTINUE TO…Restore the maintenance of our county roads and highways and work with our municipalities to pave and improve county thru roads within their jurisdictions.

• I WILL CONTINUE To…coordinate major capital projects such as Chapel Lane in Hoover, Brooklane Dr. in Hueytown, Dickey Springs bridge in McCalla and Morgan Rd expansion in Bessemer.

• I WILL CONTINUE TO…Establish and PROMOTE incentives to attract new business and industry.

• I WILL CONTINUE TO…Establish and implement a plan to improve the cooperation between departments to promote the health safety and welfare of all of our citizens.

• I WILL CONTINUE TO… work with Sheriff Hale to make your communities a safer place to live. We have opened new sub stations in McCalla, West Jefferson and newly planned in the Concord community.

• I WILL CONTINUE TO…work with our area schools and coordinate funding to improve the quality of education to our children. Just passed $18 million schools appropriation to distribute yearly.

• I WILL CONTINUE TO…Eliminate those wasteful programs and functions that do not have a direct impact on its citizens.

• I WILL CONTINUE TO….offer, you the citizens an open line of communication and personal integrity coupled with a desire to serve all of the residents of Jefferson County.