Note from Amy Holland – Candidate for Parker Town Council
“I am running for Town Council because I love the Town of Parker and I want to ensure we continue to provide outstanding amenities while maintaining a home town charm. We have wonderful recreational facilities, great parks and trails and offer a variety of events throughout the year for people of all ages. It is important not only to maintain, but improve these services four our citizens. In order to accomplish this, we need fair, honest and dedicated leaders who are able to communicate effectively with the citizens of Parker. Therefore, through my extensive involvement in Parker during the past ten years, I feel I would be the most effective person to serve our community in this capacity. “
LOCAL DAYTIME ECONOMY
I am working on building partnerships with community members, business owners, economic development leaders and financial institutions locally, regionally and throughout the United States to share ideas and discuss opportunities for strengthening our local daytime economy. Parker is an ideal location for businesses due to its easy access to Denver, Colorado Springs and Denver International Airport and I believe we need to be enthusiastic about marketing and promoting the benefits of living, working and playing in Parker. Building our local economy will provide jobs, fill vacancies and daytime employees will help support our local businesses. This additional tax base will support our roads, parks, safety in our community and help increase the value of our homes and properties.
Amendments 60 & 61 and Proposition 101
As a native Coloradoan, I am very proud of the opportunities and amenities our beautiful State provides for its residents, visitors, your friends, neighbors and most importantly you and your family. At first look Amendments 60 & 61 and Proposition 101 may look appealing to Colorado voters. Yet, Amendment 60, Amendment 61 and Proposition 101 will cut funding so drastically it will greatly reduce the services we currently receive in our libraries, schools, fire district, police department, water district, airports and much more. The roads and bridges we travel on daily will no longer have adequate funding for improvements, let alone money for basic repairs. The loss of jobs and amenities will even reduce the value of our homes and property. We need to establish smart methods for saving money and maintaining a strong budget, but I will not support the radical cuts proposed by Amendment 60, Amendment 61 and Proposition 101.
FISCALLY RESPONSIBLE BUDGET
Discussing and maintaining a fiscally strong and secure budget is important. I enjoy researching and analyzing information in relation to business, legal matters and statistics. I am a stickler for adhering to legal regulations, compliance requirements and I will work hard to ensure our tax dollars are used appropriately to provide a safe, healthy and vibrant community that is beneficial to Parker residents of all ages.
- Mayor David Casiano
- County Commissioner Jack Hilbert
- Town Council Member Gary Lasater
- Town Council Member Mike Waid
AMY’S PUBLIC SERVICE
- Cherry Creek Valley Rotary Club of Parker – Secretary and Rotarian of the Year.
- Actively support Rotary Club projects: Trick or Treat on Mainstreet, Dictionaries for 3rd Graders, Parker Task Force, 9/11 Breakfast for Parker Firefighters and Police Department, Women’s Crisis Center, Douglas County Support Center, Shelter Box, Project Cure, Shallow Water Wells and eradicating Polio to name a few.
- Co-founder and President of the Sister Cities of Parker, CO program.
- Volunteer for Angel Food Ministries
- Volunteer with local Douglas County schools tutoring and mentoring children. Served as a School Advisory Council
- District Accountability Committee representative for several years in the Douglas County School District
- Assistant soccer coach/volunteer for Parker Recreation
- Habitat for Humanity volunteer
- Avon Breast Cancer 3 Day Walk, Crew Member Coordinator
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