June 9, 2016

Accomplishments

Since Mayor James Fouts took office, the City of Warren has seen major progress and reached some incredible milestones under his leadership.  Mayor Fouts has followed through on many of his key campaign promises and has focused on multiple key areas including economic development, education, civic innovation, reduction in crime and sustainability.

Mayor Fouts’ Accomplishments

Mayor Fouts’ Accomplishments

  1. Works 24/7 – No vacation days
  2. Takes/returns constituent calls at home and on weekends – Monday-Sunday (8AM-10:30PM)
  3. Mayor communicates with constituents through all mediums during the day, night and weekends.
  4. Public speaker at local government classes throughout the year
  5. Conducts marriages for Warren residents (free of charge)
  6. Mayor donated $1,000 out of his own pocket for Flint Water Crisis and asked for matching donations–raised a total of $6,000
  7. Has taped Fouts Forum Shows:
  • Sinatra
  • Heroin
  • Elections in general
  • Election results
  • Mosquitoes
  • JFK assassination with Dr. Spitz
  • Denny McLain
  • Road Improvements
  • Property Maintenance
  • FEMA
  • Coach Al Fracassa
  • Senior Scams
  • Planner Robert Gibbs-Planning City of Warren Downtown
  • Butterflies/Bees
  • Police/Fire Holiday Safety
  • Pete Lucido (Prosecutor of Macomb County) – Scams
  • Water Dept. (Tom Pawelkowski & Dave Koss)
  • DPW & Sanitation (Dale Walker & Gary Sikora)
  • Library (Oksana Urban)
  • Ukraine
  • Candice Miller (Macomb County Public Works Commissioner)
  • Mark Hackel (Macomb County Executive)
  • Anthony Forlini (Macomb County Clerk)
  • Larry Rocca (Macomb County Treasurer)
  • Anthony Wickersham (Macomb County Sheriff)
  • Tom Bommarito DDA/TIFA/Economic Development
  1. Reads to Students at various elementary schools during March is Reading Month
  2. Adopted a family at Christmas time
  3. On-the-job Mayor
  4. Monarch Pledge each year to expand and save butterflies
  5. Gives students and scout troops tours of city buildings and speaks with them
  6. Supports Warren Civic Theatre
  7. In 2018, the Philadelphia Eagles sent the Mayor a letter praising his leadership when they were in the Superbowl and during the Superbowl the city of Warren had a major snowstorm and the city streets were paved and taken care of in a record time
  8. Changed city persona to an ‘inclusive’ city, not ‘exclusive’
  9. Eliminated city paid cell phones and car allowances for all mayoral appointees
  10. Open door policy in the Mayor’s Office for the public
  11. Diversity in City Departments and Boards/Commissions – African Americans, Muslims, Arabs, Hispanic, Women, etc.
  12. Demolition of dilapidated buildings (nuisance abatements)
  13. Bricks at Veterans’ Park commemorating veterans
  14. Neighborhood Watch Program
  15. Efficient Complaint Tracking System
  16. Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day
  17. Property transfers and ownership changes recorded immediately
  18. New TV Warren programs
  19. Street sweeping four-five times a year instead of one
  20. Farmers’ Market encouraged and established by Mayor
  21. Re-opened and renovated Fitzgerald Senior Recreation Center (campaign promise)
  22. Arbor Day Foundation – Tree City, USA Community
  23. Declared Warren a Purple Heart City (First in Michigan)
  24. Shed light on MDOT’s lack of freeway service drive overgrowth maintenance and had city start cleaning it up and maintaining it since the MDOT/the State did not
  25. AA Bond Rating for Warren
  26. Provided “No Solicitors, No Salesperson, No Peddlers” stickers to residents for their homes, Save Our Pet Stickers, Right to Work, Buy American, File of Life Magnets
  27. Took over maintaining Mound Road Medians when the County did not, had an agreement drafted that the county pay the city to maintain the medians
  28. Attracted new business and expansions in Warren (business friendly)
  29. City-wide Street/Road Improvement Program
  30. Raised the Purple Heart Flag in the City of Warren, it is still up at City Hall and Veteran’s Memorial Park
  31. Major Business Expansions of Walmart, Menards, GM, Chrysler, New Universal City Mall, Tech Plaza, etc.
  32. Supported Healthcare reform for retirees/employees
  33. Led Warren to become the Metro Area’s largest industrial assessment city even surpassing Detroit according to Crain’s Detroit
  34. Opened the first new modern movie theater in 40 years
  35. $6 million spent annually in neighborhood road improvements
  36. Joined lawsuit against big pharma for excessive opioid prescription rates
  37. Purchased and established more land to create 31 City Parks/Green Space
  38. Established and created the Community Pride Award for residents that keep their properties maintained and nice
  39. COVID (vaccines in person, testing, free masks, free hand sanitizers, food hot line, Forgotten Harvest food hand out, home bound vaccines on vaccines and boosters)
  40. Maintained the 3rd largest city on Michigan from 2020 Census
  41. Re-Opened the Loan Closet at the Fire Department with free medical supplies that Mayor was able to secure from World Medical Relief.
  42. Initiated the Citizen of the Month recognition Program
  43. Proclaimed International Women’s Day and Diversity for the city
  44. Friendly service to residents and businesses
  45. Supports the Low-Cost Animal Vaccination Clinics twice a year
  46. More roads paved each year
  47. Encouraged businesses to locate and expand in Warren
  48. Established the Emergency Hotline for residents to call with cases such as floods, COVID, etc.
  49. Crime-Sweeps in Phases
  50. Warren to be Butterfly Capital of the World
  51. Create and distribute pamphlets to residents on various information-Mosquitos, Senior Services, Important Phone Numbers, Resources for Help, Butterfly Garden, Recycling, Adopt-a-Park, Adopt-A-Road, Hazardous Waste, etc.
  52. Established foreign language services for residents or visitors to city departments for proper translating services
  53. Community/Neighborhood Policing established in blocks/neighborhoods
  54. Street Signs recognizing award winning High School Sports Teams in the city

Campaigns/Fundraisers/Drives

  1. A “Buy American Products” campaign
  2. “Buy Warren” initiatives and campaign
  3. Relay for Life Cancer Fundraiser
  4. LiveStrong Fundraiser
  5. Breast Cancer Fundraiser
  6. Domestic/Sexual Violence Purple/Teal Ribbon Fundraiser
  7. March of Dimes Fundraiser
  8. American Red Cross Blood Drives
  9. Collection of donations for the needy and American troops overseas – Salvation Army Drives, Food Drives, Toy Drives, Warm Winter Clothing Drives, Military Care Package Drive, “Love Package” Drive for the needy, Annual School Supply Collection Drive, Several Book Drives, Jason Dunn (Dystonia Fundraiser), Jason Dunn $5 For the Cure, Flint Water Crisis, Puerto Rico, Angel Tree, Giving Tree (mittens, hats & scarfs), Red Ribbon for CARE, July 4 Explosion, Kentucky Tornado, Ukraine, Hurricane Harvey Victims in Houston, Thanksgiving, Christmas, stuffed animals to Japan, Goodfellows, Church Pantry Drives, Baby Pantry and Baby Goods Drives
  10. Re-opened and renovated Fitzgerald Senior Recreation Center (campaign promise)
  11. Led Anti-Right to Work fight
  12. Move to Warren Campaign #MIWARREN
  13. Warming Center Fundraiser
  14. Operation Kid equipment (backpacks for students)
  15. Fundraiser for Special Olympics
  16. Fundraiser for Rainbow Connection
  17. Fundraisers for families in need
  18. Fundraiser for MDA – Shamrocks
  19. Fundraiser for Turning Pointe (Domestic Shelter)
  20. Turned Annual State of the City into Fundraisers for Charity
  21. Congenital Heart Defects Fundraiser
  22. COVID (vaccines in person, testing, free masks, free hand sanitizers, food hot line, Forgotten Harvest food hand out, home bound vaccines on vaccines and boosters)
  23. Free Turkey Drive (Thanksgiving)
  24. Fundraiser for Christine Wright Family
  25. Fundraiser for Rhonda Hartlieb
  26. Fundraiser for the Brown Family
  27. MI Warren Campaign
  28. MI Warren/Buy Warren Campaign
  29. Initiated a Collection Drive for the Blessing Boxes that resident Dylan Soucy created
  30. Earthquake Collection Drive for Syria and Turkey

Created/Innovated/Provided/Opened

  1. Created Student Advisory Committee to get the youth of the city more involved in their community
  2. New innovative crime-fighting programs including a police academy
  3. First Church-Police-City Partnership
  4. New restrictive used car lot ordinance
  5. Began “Annual Tribute to Frank Sinatra” concerts
  6. Created Code of Ethics for all appointees
  7. New snow alert policy
  8. New Parks and Recreation programs
  9. New Global Positioning System (GPS) on city vehicles, including snow plows
  10. “Welcome to Warren” signs
  11. Senior citizens anti-scam police program
  12. Hazardous Waste Drop-Off day
  13. New automated water meter program
  14. New TV Warren programs
  15. Appointment of Skip McAdams, first African American Department Head since then he has appointed Ethan Vinson as City Attorney, Clarissa Cayton Communications Director and Vicki Brooks as Diversity/ADA Coordinator
  16. After School Anti-Violence Program – Van Dyke Schools Initiative/corridor
  17. School Safety Program implemented after the Sandy Hook tragedy
  18. Initiated pet store restrictions
  19. Mosquito Elimination Program
  20. Fireworks Initiative and Patrol – led the change in the State Law
  21. Led Anti-Right to Work fight
  22. Established Pothole Hotline/Program
  23. Established emergency hotline during flood disaster – Mayor’s Office was epicenter for all aid effort
  24. Established green dot program for local stores
  25. Established anti-K2 spice initiative at local stores
  26. Helped build Habitat for Humanity home in Warren for Jason Dunn
  27. Established drug tip hotline
  28. Established neighborhood blight hotline
  29. Declared Warren a Purple Heart City (First in Michigan) and Raised the Purple Heart Flag in the City of Warren, it is still up at City Hall and Veteran’s Memorial Park
  30. Library millage – helping build new Busch branch and building new Library in S.E. section David area
  31. New Library-City Hall-Police and Fire Station in 9 Mile – Van Dyke area
  32. Healthcare reform
  33. Initiated Parks and Recreation Comfort station upgrades for all-weather usage
  34. Encouraged new city-sponsored programs for special needs persons
  35. Initiated a review of city hall to be certain if it is Americans with Disabilities Act compliant and local businesses including creating a ADA Advisor
  36. Began a program to encourage businesses to hire persons with disabilities and make their buildings more accessible for the handicapped, ADA ordinances
  37. Led Warren to become the Metro Area’s largest industrial assessment city even surpassing Detroit according to Crain’s Detroit
  38. Opened the first new modern movie theater in 40 years
  39. Sponsored Caregiver Recognition Ceremony
  40. Sponsored Disability Resources Fair
  41. Encouraged formation of Warren Area Chamber of Commerce
  42. Initiated special needs program in recreation
  43. Initiated pawnbroker regulations
  44. Implemented new rubbish carts citywide
  45. Mobile home inspection program
  46. Formed Police Canine Unit
  47. Initiated bullet-proof vests for police officers
  48. 21-million-gallon detention basin to reduce street and basement flooding (under construction)
  49. Provide storage building for Veterans Returning Home for $1 a year lease
  50. Gave elementary schools coloring books, which provided information on recycling
  51. Sponsored Shredding Day
  52. In God We Trust Posters given out at National Day of Prayer
  53. Brought the Vietnam Traveling Wall to Warren City Hall
  54. Turned Annual State of the City into Fundraisers for Charity
  55. Secured funding for new playground equipment for Lincoln Elementary School in 2020
  56. Initiated the Citizen of the Month recognition Program
  57. Named street after Preston Singleton
  58. Put up sign at Shaw Park in Honor of Isabelle Bachtel
  59. Implemented WarrenCan-Community Alert Network
  60. Community/Neighborhood Policing established block/neighborhood
  61. Police Jr. Detective Program
  62. Police Athletic League (PAL) Program
  63. Established Emergency Hotline when floods, COVID, etc.
  64. Implemented Fire Cadet Program to hire Warren residents in Fire Department
  65. Warren to be Butterfly Capital of the World
  66. New Warren Towne Center/Downtown Planned and Proposed for an exciting future in Warren
  67. Food delivery Program for residents in need
  68. Create and distribute pamphlets to residents on various information-Mosquitos, Senior Services, Important Phone Numbers, Resources for Help, Butterfly Garden, Recycling, Adopt-a-Park, Adopt-A-Road, Hazardous Waste, etc.
  69. Established foreign language services for residents or visitors to city departments for proper translating services
  70. Community/Neighborhood Policing established in blocks/neighborhoods
  71. Purchased Body Cameras for the Police Department
  72. Sponsored a meeting with 84 churches in Warren with Police Commissioner Bill Dwyer to have seminar on mass shooting protections.

Demoed/Stopped/Reduced

  1. Demolition of an adult bookstore
  2. Reduced number of city employees by 27% without layoffs
  3. Terminated 4 city employees for embezzlement
  4. Vetoed healthcare resolution that would have given Council healthcare for life

Departments/City Hall/Employees

General

  1. Morning sweeps at city hall
  2. Consolidated several city departments
  3. Dismissal of employees who were accused of possession or illegal drug dealing
  4. Random alcohol and drug-testing for all mayoral appointees
  5. Defended the of Nativity Scene, Prayer Station, and National Day of Prayer at City Hall
  6. Urban gardening in Warren and conservation of monarch waystations
  7. Created Code of Ethics for all appointees
  8. Prayer Station at city hall
  9. New Global Positioning System (GPS) on city vehicles, including snow plows
  10. Appointment of women and minorities to city positions
  11. Adopted budgets with no tax increases
  12. Implemented rules regarding appointees and inspectors owning rental properties in Warren
  13. Warren received the highest award in financial reporting
  14. Historical photos refurbished and hung up around city hall
  15. Initiated a review of city hall to be certain it is Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliant. Initiated visiting local businesses to make sure they were ADA Compliant, and created an ADA Advisor position.
  16. Maintained and improved city services in spite of losses of millions in state revenue allocations
  17. Praised by Crossroads for employing special needs individuals
  18. City has highest number of emergency services personnel (per capita) in the U.S.
  19. TV Warren earned international competition awards
  20. Lighting up the front of City Hall to bring public attention to various causes:
  • 20th anniversary of 9/11 on Patriot’s Day (red, white, and blue)
  • 30th Anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence (blue and gold)
  • Amyloidosis (red)
  • Breast Cancer (pink)
  • ‘Do Something Good for Your Neighbor Day’ (purple)
  • Fallen Firefighters (red)
  • Fragile X Syndrome Day (teal)
  • Gun Violence Awareness Day (orange)
  • Independence Day (red, white, and blue)
  • International Overdose Awareness Day (purple and silver/white)
  • International Overdose Awareness Day (purple and silver/white)
  • Juneteenth (red, yellow, and green)
  • Lissencephaly (blue, grey, and lavender)
  • Michigan Adoption Day (purple and white)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (lime green)
  • National Eating Disorders Awareness (blue and green)
  • National Police Week (blue)
  • Pitts Hopkins Syndrome (blue)
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (teal)
  • Pride Month (rainbow)
  • Rare Disease Day (blue, green, and pink)
  • Ukraine (blue and yellow)
  • World Down Syndrome Day (blue and yellow)
  • World Pancreatic Cancer Day (purple)
  1. Brought the Vietnam Traveling Wall to Warren City Hall
  2. Beautification Awards – Residents, Businesses, 4th Grade Students
  3. Highly-qualified Administrators under the Fouts Administration
  4. Cross Training of Employees
  5. Fewer Employees with more productivity
  6. Property transfers and ownership changes recorded immediately
  7. Appointed Skip McAdams, first African American Department Head in the City of Warren. Since then, he also appointed Ethan Vinson as City Attorney, Clarissa Cayton as Communications Director and Vicki Brooks as Diversity/ADA Coordinator

Building

  1. $4 million generated in building inspection fees
  2. Mobile home inspection program

Building Maintenance

  1. Cost-savings programs in Sanitation, Building Maintenance and DPW departments

Communications

  1. Initiated and started the WarrenCan – Community Alert Network

Diversity/ADA

  1. Appointment of Skip McAdams, first African American Department Head since then he has appointed Ethan Vinson as City Attorney, Clarissa Cayton Communications Director and Vicki Brooks as Diversity/ADA Coordinator

DPW

  1. Cost-savings programs in Sanitation, Building Maintenance and DPW departments
  2. Street sweeping four times a year instead of one
  3. Established Pothole Hotline/Program
  4. Sewer jetting to clean sewer lines

Fire

  1. Returned city-operated EMS transport resulting in $29 million in new revenues
  2. Appointment of Skip McAdams, first African American Department Head since then he has appointed Ethan Vinson as City Attorney, Clarissa Cayton Communications Director and Vicki Brooks as Diversity/ADA Coordinator
  3. Hired more police and fire personnel
  4. Annually increased city expenditures in capital equipment, including new vehicles for Public Service, Fire and Police
  5. Fire Dept. EMS received gold award (highest) from American Heart Association (8 consecutive years and silver the year before that)
  6. 5 New Fire Trucks and New Fire Stations being built
  7. Fire Department/Police Department Awards
  8. Implemented Fire Cadet Program to hire Warren residents in Fire Department

Library

  1. Library millage – helping build new Busch branch and building new Library in S.E. section David area
  2. New Library-City Hall-Police and Fire Station in 9 Mile – Van Dyke area
  3. Library System Upgrades

Mayors

  1. Established emergency hotline during flood disaster – Mayor’s Office was epicenter for all aid effort
  2. Saved Warren taxpayers $1.5 million in Mayor’s office expenditures since his election as mayor in 2007

Parks and Recs

  1. New Parks and Recreation programs
  2. Initiated Parks and Recreation Comfort station upgrades for all-weather usage
  3. Initiated special needs program in recreation
  4. Pool at Community Center voted best by WDIV-TV viewers (2 consecutive years)
  5. 31 Parks/Green Space

Police

  1. Crackdown on prostitution and drug dealing in Warren
  2. Crackdown on heroin users and dealers
  3. Senior citizens anti-scam police program
  4. Established drug tip hotline
  5. Hired more police and fire personnel
  6. Annually, increased city expenditures in capital equipment including new vehicles for public service, new fire and police vehicles
  7. Supplied police with NARCAN to save opioid-overdosed victims
  8. Formed Police Canine Unit
  9. Initiated bullet-proof vests for police officers
  10. Community/Neighborhood Policing established block/neighborhood
  11. Appointment of Police Commissioner Bill Dwyer
  12. Police Jr. Detective Program
  13. Citizen’s Police Academy
  14. Police-Culture, Diversity, Disability Training
  15. Hope not Handcuffs
  16. Fire Department/Police Department Awards
  17. Police Memorial Ceremonies
  18. Police-Promotions and Hiring Ceremonies
  19. Drug Take Back Days
  20. Drug Take Back Boxes at Police Stations
  21. Crime-Sweeps in Phases
  22. Warren Police Drug Task Force leaders-FANTOM of Macomb
  23. Community/Neighborhood Policing established in blocks/neighborhoods
  24. Purchased Body Cameras for the Police Department
  25. Sponsored a Meeting with 84 churches in Warren with Police Commissioner Bill Dwyer to have seminar on mass shooting protections.

Property Maintenance

  1. Neighborhood cleanup/blight sweeps – street by street, house by house, by city inspectors, including mobile home parks-received Livability Award from U.S. Conference of Mayors
  2. Reduced maximum heights for uncut grass from 9” to 6”
  3. Saved over $5 million over 15 years by converting all city streetlights to LED streetlights
  4. Established neighborhood blight hotline
  5. Encouraged and changed to LED Streetlights

Public Service

  1. Annually, increased city expenditures in capital equipment including new vehicles for public service, new fire and police vehicles

Purchasing

  1. Computerization of Purchasing Department’s System (now receive monthly budget update reports and regular overtime reports).

Rental

  1. Rental Inspection Program is self-sustaining
  2. $1,093,036 generated annually in rental inspection fees
  3. Stronger penalties for negligent landlords, including jail time
  4. Rental Ordinances to Crackdown on Slum Landlords and put them in jail

Sanitation

  1. Cost-savings programs in Sanitation, Building Maintenance and DPW departments
  2. Implemented new rubbish carts citywide

Water

  1. New automated water meter program
  2. New Library-City Hall-Police and Fire Station in 9 Mile – Van Dyke area
  3. Water Mains/Pipes Upgraded

WWTP

  1. Initiated and created a 21-million-gallon detention basin to reduce street and basement flooding (under construction)

Events Hosted/Started/Sponsored

Hosts numerous honor ceremonies

  1. Annual Outstanding Volunteer Recognition Ceremony
  2. MLK Ceremony
  3. 4.0 Students Ceremony
  4. 15 successful college fairs, during pandemic years they were hosted online
  5. Mayoral Portrait Dedication Ceremony
  6. Special ceremonies to honor World War II, Korean War & Vietnam veterans and 70th Anniversary of the End of World War II, Silver Star Families
  7. Began “Annual Tribute to Frank Sinatra” concerts
  8. Honored one 10 year old and one 7 year old for honesty in church donation box return, honored hero’s – GM stabbing, etc., honored local high school sports teams
  9. Hosted lead Hazard Safety event for children and families
  10. Held Support American-Made Auto Rally
  11. Partnered with Macomb Community College for Job Fair every year
  12. Sponsored Caregiver Recognition Ceremony
  13. Sponsored Disability Resources Fair
  14. Sponsored Trunk or Treat in Parking Garage/Community Center
  15. Honors 100 year olds and older to luncheon
  16. Sponsored Shredding Day
  17. Pet Care Fair
  18. Earth Day Event
  19. Black History Month Events – Noble, Tuskegee, Motown
  20. Cold Rush
  21. Over 80 Luncheon
  22. Skilled Trades Fair
  23. Food Truck Rally
  24. Warren’s Birthday Bash
  25. Beer Fest/Tailgate Party
  26. Health Fair
  27. 50th Anniversary Party
  28. Park Clean-Up Day
  29. Asian Rice Festival
  30. Filipino Unity Day
  31. Raised the Filipino Flag
  32. Raised the Ukraine Flag
  33. Trees planted for 100 year olds and older
  34. Harvest Treat
  35. Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
  36. Opioid/Heroin addiction resource fair
  37. Purple Heart Flags raised at all city locations
  38. Historical & Genealogical Award Banquet
  39. Crime Commission Banquet
  40. Movie Nights at the Square
  41. Concerts at the Square
  42. Greatest Garage Sale
  43. Council of Commissions Appreciation Dinners
  44. Police Memorial Ceremonies
  45. Police-Promotions and Hiring Ceremonies
  46. Daddy Daughter Dances
  47. Spring Carnivals
  48. Drug Take Back Days
  49. Honor Roll & NHS Students recognized
  50. Senior Health Seminars
  51. Seniors Christmas Fantasy Dances
  52. Red Ribbon Week Events
  53. President Reagan Commemoration Event
  54. Butterfly Releases
  55. Issues Mayoral Proclamations to honor various people, causes and events
  56. Holds State of the city event each year drawing large crowds to update community on accomplishments each year
  57. Had a ceremony for all former Mayor’s and their families and had all photos of all former Mayor’s of Warren hung at city hall

Partnerships/Collaborations

  1. Partnered with Macomb Community College Intern Program
  2. Partnered with various boards/commissions for PSA’s/outreach events
  3. Partnered with Macomb Community College for Job Fair every year
  4. Partnered with Students Against Drunk Driving (SADD)
  5. Partners with the Warren Center Line Prevention Coalition (WCPC) every year for alcohol retailers project
  6. Collaboration with other cities-i.e. fire, etc.
  7. Joined lawsuit against big pharma for excessive opioid prescription rates
  8. Cooperation with various levels of Government/agency’s
  9. Cooperation with all Unions
  10. Partnered with Historic Commission on Abraham Lincoln Program

Saved Money

  1. Returned city-operated EMS transport resulting in $29 million in new revenues
  2. Cost-savings programs in Sanitation, Building Maintenance and DPW departments
  3. Saved thousands on Christmas tree lighting and fireworks
  4. The Mayor saved the city $30,000 annually by not using a personal driver and eliminating the use of a leased vehicle for the Mayor, the use of a city issued cell phone, and the use of city paid gas
  5. Reduced number of city employees by 27% without layoffs
  6. Saved over $5 million over 15 years by converting all city streetlights to LED streetlights
  7. Warren received the highest award in financial reporting
  8. Employed services of a professional grant writer
  9. Secured many grants for the city – energy efficiency and conservation block grants, parks grants, census grant, police grants, etc.
  10. Strong fund balance
  11. Saved Warren taxpayers $1.5 million in Mayor’s office expenditures since his election as mayor in 2007
  12. Joined lawsuit against big pharma for excessive opioid prescription rates
  13. $10 million in overtime savings
  14. 2020 secured funding for new playground equipment for Lincoln Elementary School
  15. Spending down every year
  16. Working to secure free broadband for the whole city/all residents
  17. Grown fund balance each year, now the fund balance is at $72 million