Campaign: Public safety

Horse Patrol

I suggest you eliminate the SPD horse patrol and move officers to street patrol.

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Campaign: Effective government

Fact!

FireFighters Wages are ridiculous!! look at that when you decide to cut jobs and programs.

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-5 votes
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Campaign: Homelessness

Reduce rolls royce benefits

only provide services and subsidies that are LOWER then would be made working for minimum wage..work incentive and savings

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-42 votes
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Campaign: Effective government

Make the cuts you promised

I suggest you cut the 200 mid manager positions you pledged to cut when you were elected

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329 votes
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Campaign: Human services

Replace Programs with Services

stop having programs. programs are extremely costly for many reasons, but one of the reasons is because every time someone new comes into the scene, a new director, a new mayor, etc., then everything grinds to a halt to appease this new person with data. same with funders: many city workers spend half their time trying to (again) explain why their program is beneficial. time after time. if we, as seattle, believe that ...more »

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Campaign: Effective government

Cost saving measures for City budget 2011-2012

August 25, 2010 the City Council of Bainbridge Island approved buy outs to employees as method of relieving the city's budget troubles, The program offers lump-sum payments of up to $30k (based on seniority) who agree to quit their jobs. Quitting job avoids City having to pay for unemployment. Both unions agreed to allow members to participate. Employees can earn an addition $5k if they leave by the end of September. ...more »

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104 votes
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Campaign: Parks

off leash fee

charge a FEE for using dog parks/off leash areas

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-22 votes
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Campaign: Community health services

smoking tax

DOUBLE the tax on cigarettes

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30 votes
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Campaign: Effective government

no overtime

Cut all employees overtime to ZERO. Dont do any street projects on the weekends...

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225 votes
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Campaign: Effective government

conserve energy

dont heat any city building to over 65 degrees. or use A/C to cool any building below 75 degrees. People can wear a coat or sweater and/or lighter clothing in hot weather

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190 votes
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Campaign: Arts and culture

Lee

Outsource all property and facility management services to private vendors.

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-48 votes
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Campaign: Effective government

Reduce City Employment

Eliminate city jobs, especially middle management and demand union concessions for city employees (like the County just successfully did).

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24 votes
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