The Issues At Hand
Fire Safety and Water Security
Work with other agencies to obtain substantial State/federal fire-safe funds.
Permanently secure Nevada City’s water supply.
Improve our town’s power outage preparedness.
Bolster our neighborhood FireWise Community committees, aggressively seek grants for a Comprehensive Fire Safety Plan and Urban Forest Plan and implement it.
Economic strength and diversity
Keep our Courts Downtown!
Preserve our historic downtown business district.
Support the Seven Hills Business District.
Nurture our existing businesses, arts, and non-profit organizations.
Seek new evolving business types.
Help our vulnerable population (the disabled, addicted, and unhoused) gain access to the service they need.
Support training our police officers to work with the complex needs of the people they serve.
Attract, support, and retain the best city employees possible.
Protect and enhance our open spaces
Continually seek grant funds to protect and improve our Deer Creek Environs, Sugarloaf, Hirschman’s Pond, and Pioneer Park.
Acquire BLM land east of City, site of our Water Treatment Plant.
Find a productive, city-based use for the Old Nevada City Airport including the proposed park.
Neighborhoods and housing
Protect the character of our residential neighborhoods, the essence of our community.
The quality of life in both our historic and newer residential neighborhoods is paramount to why we who live and work here all treasure Nevada City and must always be a top priority.
Make sure we continue to provide our fair share of housing for all incomes.