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This is a complaint I’ve heard both before and during the campaign, “The city doesn’t listen”. Let me first preface this post by saying the average city employee is both hard working and caring. I’ve dealt with many city employees from several different departments and have never had a bad experience. These people do care ...

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Richardson has a diverse set of parks that are a great asset for our city. I have wonderful memories of these parks from when I was a kid. I enjoyed playing on the “Franken-Robot” in Huffhines Park, and sliding down the rocket ship slide at Heights Park. As a teenager, I spent every summer day ...

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If you are following the Texas legislative session this year, I’m sure you’ve heard quite a bit about the Rollback Rate and Senate Bill 2. It’s been a pretty hot topic with the citizens during the campaign. If you’d like a more complete definition of the rollback rate, take a look at the Texas Comptroller’s ...

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Driving around Richardson over the last four years, I’m sure you’ve noticed the extensive growth of apartments. Some people will see this as the natural byproduct of a healthy growing city. Some people will be quick to point out that this will be a wonderful boon to local property tax revenue. However, there are many ...

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Richardson has a AAA bond rating currently. That helps us get good interest rates when we take on more debt. The trouble is that you only have that good bond rating until you do something to mess it up. I don’t agree with everything that has been included in recent bond elections, but its important ...