West Linn Police Station Tour

West Linn Police Station Tour

The West Linn City Council toured the new police department building that is currently under construction.  The project is on schedule and will be completed this summer.  Here are some pictures of the progress....
Breaking Ground

Breaking Ground

After a long wait and slight delay, we are digging the foundation in at the West Linn Police Station!  The West Linn Tidings covered the event.  Click Here to read the story.    Text of Article: It was a moment that seemed far off in the distance earlier this summer,...
EVOC Training

EVOC Training

Recently I attended EVOC (Emergency Vehicle Operator Course) training for several public safety agencies at Portland International Raceway.   The course consisted of high-speed driving, slow vehicle precision maneuvers, high-speed avoidance course, PIT (Pursuit...
West Linn builds a New, Safer Police Station

West Linn builds a New, Safer Police Station

As part of the Police Station Steering Committee, we collaborate with the City to move the Police Station forward.  My over-arching goal on this committee has been maximizing the tax payer value for the price of the bond. Recently, I was interviewed by the DJC on the...
Police Station Bond Passed

Police Station Bond Passed

What a week!!  After a year of hard work from deconstructing the failed 2010 bond, looking at every option for a new recommendation, talking to citizens, walking multiple properties to find the right one, and knowing that our first responders are vulnerable in their...
City Council Moves Police Station Bond to Vote

City Council Moves Police Station Bond to Vote

After months of hard work, walking many sites, and talking to many different stakeholders, I am very pleased that the council has moved forward and approved our recommendation.  Our original recommendation was to ask for $8.9 million and the approved version reduces...