Shelley Kaplan - Working to Make Cathedral City the Best Place to Live, Work & Play
Shelley Kaplan - Trabajando para hacer de Cathedral City el mejor lugar para vivir, trabajar y jugar
Desde el 2014 hasta 2018 he sido su Representante del Consejo y quiero que me apoyen para continuar con el progreso de nuestra ciudad,
Nuestro trabajo en equipo comenzó en el 2014 y continúa creciendo para una mejor reputación de Cathedral City como el mejor lugar para vivir, trabajar y jugar en el Valley de Coachella. Con los principales proyectos a punto de realizarse en el centro de la ciudad y al norte de la Interestatal 10, más de $ 100 millones en proyectos de infraestructura en los últimos 5 años, desarrollo de negocios en crecimiento, desarrollo residencial, nuevos programas comunitarios y mejores servicios de la ciudad y seguridad pública, Cathedral City ha tenido muchas mejoras para las empresas, residentes y visitantes en el último período del Consejo. Quiero que me apoyen para continuar trabajando con el nuevo Consejo para ayudar a que este movimiento de avance se acelere.
Kaplan Seeks Vacant Seat in Cathedral City
UKEN Report | June 11, 2019
CATHEDRAL CITY — Shelley Kaplan, a former member of the City Council, is looking to return to the dais in a special, District 1 election in August.
He has one challenger: Rita Lamb.
Uken Report sent both candidates a series of identical questions and invited them to respond. Kaplan responded first.
His answers appear as he submitted them. They were not edited.
Uken Report (UR):
Kaplan: Let’s just say I am mature and experienced …Read more
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Shelley Kaplan Campaign Platform
- Finalize agreements for open land development
- Working with property owners/Chamber to help market vacant storefront
- Continue Streamlining of permit processes/business licenses
- Continue to Improve image of city streets and key views and entrance points
- Surveying of needs by location and neighborhood
- Complete implementation of Downtown District Development plan – multiuse projects with residential, commercial, retail, restaurants, hospitality, entertainment, parks, events spaces, with a small village look and feel.
- Continue to expand visual arts in the city – sculptures, murals, signage, color palette, banners etc.
- Evaluation of opportunities for adding manufacturing businesses
- Creation of new job opportunities, project labor agreements and Community benefits agreements.
- Continue implementing pavement management plan
- Support COD plans for local training facility
- Work with Riverside University Health Services on establish a new Heath facility (Federally Qualified) in Cathedral City
- Work with Greater CV Chamber to support businesses
- Establish a human rights commission in Cathedral City
- Continue support for Communications/Events Manager Chris Parman
- Continue to expand communications programs for city-wide events and support for private events happening in the city – use of street display boards and social media
- Expand our publicity to other valley cities
- Support for business community and their special events and activities
- Evaluate annual magazine publication focused on Cathedral City Events and businesses
- Re-evaluate City Hall at your corner to increase resident participation.
- Develop Plans for a city Community Center to provide for community activities and program support
- Expansion of existing fun events oriented towards families, youth, and aging populations – review opportunities for the Festival Lawn and implement use of new Community Amphitheater.
- Continue support for existing events
- Creation of Neighborhood Councils for communications improvements both among the residents and with the city staff
- Prioritization of neighborhood improvement programs with schedules for work – expand place based initiatives
- Support for low and moderate income housing for the city with added focus on needs for elderly population.
- Support for completion of existing permitted communities as well as new residential developments
- Improved traffic controls, traffic calming measures and street improvements
- On-going development of city parks and playgrounds to address recreational opportunities and facilities improvements
- Implement vote on expansion of the Desert Recreation District
- Continue to evaluate optimum staffing levels at police and fire departments.
- Expand neighborhood policing
- Expand outreach programs for both fire safety and police, link with Neighborhood Councils
- Address approach to code enforcement and review and help develop cadre of support through churches and other non-governmental agencies
- Support Expansion of youth oriented programs
- Support programs that provide new skills for changing job market like the Digital Arts Technology Academy
- Support new programs oriented towards seniors
- Help develop specific fitness programs to keep seniors healthy and mobile
- Continue discussion of ways to improve local transportation services
- Support CV Link and bike/walking path plans and integrate with city plans
- Expand public CNG and Plug recharging stations
- Continue to support regional and local approaches to addressing homelessness.
- Water management and use reduction. Economic development requires clear paths to maintain sufficient resources. This requires work with the DWA and CVWA as well as new regulations to encourage ongoing Xeri-scape landscaping and continued conservation programs
- Continue to encourage energy reduction and expansion of alternative energy resource uses.
- Evaluate best approaches to implement Desert Community Energy program
- Complete update of city’s General Plan
- Continue ongoing review of city buildings for sustainability improvement opportunities
- Support plans to address the issues relating to the Salton Sea
- Continue discussion with neighboring towns on how to share resources and coordinate event communications