* Balance thoughtful growth with the protection of neighborhoods. 

* Work closely with neighborhoods to craft policies that protect them from commercial creep and strengthen their character, heritage and livability.

* Promote sensible, compatible solutions that strengthen and rejuvenate pathways to neighborhoods, such as the Stone Avenue, Pleasantburg Drive, Wade Hampton Boulevard and Augusta Road business corridors.

* Make sure the police and fire departments have the resources, training and support they need to keep us safe and secure.


* Complete the new park along the Reedy River in a timely and cost-effective manner.

* Seek a permanent funding source to support the city's affordable housing initiative.

* Expand Greenlink services to help get people to jobs and shopping.

* Support fiscally responsible policies that protect taxpayers and ensure the effective, efficient delivery of services.