Strengthen and raise the sea walls and
fortify the stone jetties around the city to
protect us from future storms.
Require all Supermarkets and Gas stations
to have backup generators.
All pensions will be untouchable from anyone
but the pensioner.
Have severe penalties for campaign scandals.
Major campaign finance reform such as;
registered voters living within the
candidates district will be able to donate
to the campaign.
a maximum amount of money each registered
voter can donate.
a maximum amount of money each candidate can
use for their entire campaign.
public funds to any candidate.
Severe penalties for elected officials
involved in conflicts of interest.
Eliminate Eminent Domain as it has been and
will continue to be abused:
Case in point, people being evicted from their
homes to build
Eliminate property tax as this hurts all
homeowners and is constantly abused:
Case in point, taxes continuously raised until
afford their mortgage,
Which will force them into foreclosure!
Despicable, are cases like victims of Sandy whose homes
severely damaged or destroyed but, received
notice from the city that their property
taxes were being raised.
And by eliminating property tax the rents
will be lower
Eliminate taxes on utility bills.
Just one of many taxes that were put in
place without our elected officials asking
No late night or Friday votes by city
All city council votes will be a single vote
for each individual item.
All city council members must be present for
any and all votes.
discretionary spending as this is one of
those things that are inherently scandalous.
At least one-month
prior notice through continuous mass
notification, as well as several town
meetings before a bill that affects
residents is voted on.
One website that is user friendly and easy
everything going on in city
government, such as:
All revenue collected by the city.
All money spent by each part of the city.
All money spent on public-private contracts.
All city laws in easy to understand language and
specific reason for each law.
All city codes and regulations in easy to
and specific reason for each code and
All city council activities
Bills initiated by whom,
Specific purpose of the bill,
position of each councilmember and,
their voting position.
One vote for one item on the ballot,
Not like on the last ballot where we had one
vote for seven items
Remove any laws that contradict the
Review all laws to ensure that there are no
loopholes and they apply to Everyone.
Review all rules and regulations to ensure
that there are no loopholes and that they
apply to Everyone.
Strengthen small businesses (the heart of
by eliminating regulations that put a hardship
If a car is illegally parked, it should be
ticketed, and towed to a
nearby street location, Not to an impound
Remove the Authority from the MTA, TBTA, and
The Port Authority.
As an authority they have no accountability to
It is time to audit the MTA, TBTA, and The
to find out where our money is going.
It is time reduce tolls, and bus & train fares.
Remove those dedicated bus lanes, which
caused major traffic backups for all of us.
The city owns many vacant buildings, yet the
city rents privately owned buildings that
cost the taxpayers 100’s of millions of
dollars a year. This must stop!
Prevent hospitals from closing.
We need to put more police on the streets
and improve police and neighborhood
No firehouses closings
Why do teachers have to spend their own
money to buy teaching supplies?
Where is all the lottery money that was promised
to go to the
schools? Find it and ensure that it
goes to the schools!
Stop all the school closings.
Reduce class sizes.
Better attention to students that learn at
different speeds to
alleviate frustration and boredom.
Limit all public-private contracts to a
maximum of four years – (the term of the