My name is Doug Cortney. I hope to serve Highland as a member of the City Council.
Highland faces significant challenges in the coming years, mostly related to the budget. We have two choices. Come together and overcome these challenges or let them tear us apart.
We can't afford to tear our community apart. We need to elect City Council members who will bring us together.
I am currently a member of the Library Board, and I volunteer with the Highland Fling and with the Beautification committee. I have attended City Council meetings for the last year. I have worked with many of you on land use or other issues before the Council. As a director of software development, my job has been bringing people together to solve problems. Let me do so for Highland.
• Budgeting for future needs
• Solving the Open Space Fee issue
• Maintaining the character of Highland
• Honestly listening to the concerns of residents
I know that we won't always agree. When we disagree, you'll have an honest opportunity to change my mind.
My name is Doug Cortney, and I ask you to trust me with your vote.
My name is Kim Rodela and I'm running for Highland City Council. I have been a resident of Highland for 8 years and love living here! I am a wife and mother to 4 great kids. We moved here because of the amazing location, open space, and large lots. I'm committed to keeping Highland how we all envision it. I support low-density housing and responsible commercial property development.
I have a Master in Public Administration and have served in a variety of public services throughout my years, including the City of St. George, Budget Analyst for the Governor's Office of Planning and Budget, Utah County Delegate, and currently PTA Treasurer and Executive Director of a Non-Profit. I am skilled in finding unique ways to decrease expenses and increase revenues in government budgets. It is the City's responsibility to be financially prudent with the tax payer's money. At the same time, I believe in being proactive in maintaining our City and not pushing off much needed projects.
I have become more and more convinced it's time for new ideas and a fresh perspective. I believe that I have the right background, education, and experience to Build a Better Highland Together. www.kimrodela.com
My wife and I moved to Highland in order to bring our horses on to our property. We love the open feel of Highland, and we appreciate the distinction that it provides from our neighboring cities. We hope to make Highland our home for many years to come. I am running for Highland City Council because I want to do my part to help maintain the unique and open feel of Highland City.
I am a registered independent. I consider myself a conservative, both socially and fiscally. I am a proponent of business, and I hold a strong belief in individual choice and accountability.
My core beliefs are:
I believe in a loving God who wants us all to be happy, and to have joy in this life. I believe that the United States constitution was inspired by that God to establish our freedoms in this country. I believe that we each have the right to choose what the pursuit of happiness means for us. I believe in diversity of thought. I believe that our individual differences make us stronger together. I believe that Highland is a unique and beautiful city. I believe that maintaining its distinctiveness is important.