Russ Melton's Vision for Sunnyvale

Five Campaign Pillars for Quality of Life

Fiscal Responsibility

  • Oversee best practices on City budget and finances
  • Maintains appropriate rainy-day reserves
  • Manage the City’s pension obligations over time

Smart Infrastructure

  • Improve bicycle and pedestrian connectivity
  • Move forward on Mathilda/237/101 interchange
  • Strong oversight of Water Pollution Control Plant re-build

Manage Balanced Growth in Land Planning

  • Balance growth, housing and traffic
  • Realize vision of vibrant downtown
  • Bring Civic Center and Library redevelopment to a balanced solution
  • Support Sunnyvale businesses

Environmental Sustainability

  • Meet 2020 greenhouse gas reduction targets
  • Continue forward on City's Climate Action Plan
  • Launch Silicon Valley Clean Energy

Compassion for Community

  • Support Sunnyvale Community Services
  • Protect mobile home park residents
  • Support minimum wage
  • Fight wage theft, human trafficking

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