Two words will again drive Scott’s re-election campaign: Core Values.
More than a motto, the words speak to a central philosophy of Scott’s service to Ward 6 communities.
A Prosperous City
° The City’s upcoming review of civic services must reduce the overall tax burden.
° To attract business and talent, the City must make smart investments in critical infrastructure and services.
° The City’s permitting process must be streamlined.
° Ward 6 must be Edmonton’s living room, hosting major events to attract dollars and talent.
° The new Screen Industries Commission must halt the talent exodus by growing local production companies.
° The City must invest in a Live Music Strategy and policies.
Uplifting All People:
° City council must ensure housing innovation meets the needs of emerging generations.
° User fees for City services must accommodate students, seniors and the vulnerable.
° Edmonton must continue to lead the nation on ending poverty and housing the homeless.
° Edmonton must become Canada’s great indigenous city, through reconciliation, promise-keeping and partnerships.
° The mental illness epidemic in modern cities must be a priority in the mayor’s Health City initiative.
° Edmonton must commit to ending racism, gender discrimination and faith-based hate.
° Transportation strategies must balance the needs of commuters, students, communities and business.
° The City’s alley paving program must be fiscally responsible.
° The City must foster connected neighbourhoods through better urban design.
° Heritage homes must be catalogued and preserved, with citizen support.
° Edmonton’s poverty strategy must include City policy that directs social and affordable housing to other Wards.
° Protecting heritage trees and creating new green space must be embedded in infill policies.