We almost did it missing by 109 votes out of 2442.
I am so very thankful to my family, friends, neighbors and the Needham community. Certainly winning would have been better then not, but all through the process we stuck to the core values of what campaigning, and all politics should be based, integrity and honest discourse.
I congratulate Liz Grimes on her victory and look forward to helping achieve a more streamlined process in order for businesses, existing and new, to prosper in Needham. The issue of LARGE houses and small lots does need to be addressed as towns around us are doing. Needham’s housing future depends on what we do today, not twenty years from now.
I look forward to everyone on both sides of this great race to continue doing what we do best in Needham, and that is come together, and make Needham a great community to live.
With deepest appreciation,
As an engineer, and lifelong Needham resident, I believe in honoring and protecting Needham’s history while building toward its future! I will use my common sense approach and Experience to help bring Balance and Perspective to the Planning Board.
YES I will work to have a thriving business community through thoughtful and creative zoning while still protecting our neighborhoods.
YES I will work to minimize the complexity of permitting and regulation while still protecting our residents’ right to safe and quiet neighborhoods.
YES I will work to help Needham achieve the requirement of 10% affordable housing with projects that are appropriate for their neighborhoods and the community.
YES I am a highly motivated, energetic individual, committed to make a difference on Needham’s Planning Board through collaboration.