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From Public Safety to Parks, Ray Grabinski understands Long Beach's needs. His experience in government means he is able to target effective approaches to solving our problems. A few of Ray's proposals are listed below.
Ray Grabinski's Plan to Put Long Beach Neighborhoods First
Ray Grabinski's Plan to Keep Our Neighborhoods Safe
- $80 million is available NOW for infrastructure improvements. Let's use it.
- Establish a "Pothole Hotline" and guarantee a 24-hour response to Graffiti or Pothole Complaints.
- Establish a mechanism for city employees to routinely report broken streetlights, graffiti, potholes, etc.
- Establish a Local Transportation Czar to focus on traffic problems and road improvements.
- Make a decision within 90 days to go forward or stop the Queensway Bay development.
- Begin a Parks In Perpetuity program to preserve our valuable open spaces.
- Work with the Boeing Realty Co. to modify their plans for the PacifiCenter so that it takes existing neighborhoods into account.
Ray Grabinski's Plan to Strengthen the Long Beach Economy
- Increase Community Policing
- Keep seasoned experienced officers on the streets.
- Put more cops on the streets.
- Expand tutoring, mentoring, and before and after school programs to keep kids off the streets and out of trouble.
- Open an Independent Office of Small Business to give small and mid-size businesses the same type of help as large companies get from the city.
- Reduce unnecessary fees such as the 16% business license surcharge and the utility user tax.
- Create a "Buy Long Beach First" program.
- Attract business and jobs in the medical, defense and high tech sectors of the economy.
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