I first ran for office, I promised to:
Keep our community vibrant and healthy.
Maintain and enhance youth programs, police and fire protection,
and city infrastructure.
Address housing affordability and traffic congestion.
Make our local government fiscally responsive and community
Work closely with our local school boards.
proud to say that I've kept my promises by initiating and/or supporting
the following projects/proposals:
Increased Neighborhood Grant Program funds and use
by Mobile Home Communities.
Single-story overlay zones in Lincoln and Varsity Court
Use of Neighborhood Design overlay zones for historical preservation upon
Mobile Home Park Information and Resource Fair.
Mobile Home Park mediation.
Installation of Traffic Calming devices in Neighborhoods.
Citizen Police Academy.
New Year's Eve Bell Ringing.
Kids, Kites & Cookies @ Shoreline.
Ice Cream Social @ Cuesta Park.
Centennial Plaza Dedication.
Diversity Youth Forum.
General funds and CDBG funds for CSMA arts and music programs
in local schools.
Reconfiguration of San Antonio loop and ground lease for
Grants to Pop Warner Football, Bobby Sox Softball teams.
Healthy Ventures Collaborative.
Implementation of a Youth Resources Manager position.
Youth Services Standing Committee.
New Senior Center under design/construction.
Interim Senior Center opened.
CDBG funding for senior services, (Senior Adult Legal Services,
Home Repair, etc.).
Avenidas Senior Day Health Center.
Construct Graham Reservoir that will add 8 million gallon
storage capacity to our water system.
Expanded Miramonte Reservoir by an additional 3 million
Evelyn Avenue Improvements.
El Camino Real Median Landscaping.
Maintain ongoing annual Street Repair and Resurfacing.
Renovation of Police & Fire Building Lobby.
Development of Efficiency Studios.
Approved moderate density housing developments, adding to
Housing Initiatives seminars for City Employees and Public
Contributed $600,000 to Santa Clara County Housing Trust
fund and received funds back for Efficiency
Maintained a Balanced Budget for all years in office.
Obtained and Maintained AAA Standard & Poor's Credit
Rating thus lowering our interest expense.
Refinanced Debt at lower interest rates.
Fought vigorously to maintain equitable and fair fees in
Recreation, Building, Planning and Public
Volunteered the Economic Development Manager and myself
as Mayor to a Santa Clara County Cities
Association blue ribbon economic development task force.
Instituted Mayor's office hours on Monday and Friday afternoons/evenings.
Hold "Share With Mayor Pear" from 9:30
am to 12:00 pm on weekends.
Sunnyvale Ford’s donation of two electric vehicles.
for Baby Bullet Train stop at Castro Station.
to maintain train frequency
at San Antonio Station.
Advocated for Rengstorff Grade Separation studies.
Hwy 85/101 Interchange expansion/renovation.
Centennial (Transit) Plaza - Historic Train Station.
City Energy Conservation Initiatives.
Implementation of economical Green Building practices and
• Installation of
70 Kw Microturbines Landfill Gas Collection
and Generation Systems
Sale of methane gas to Alza Corporation for cogeneration
California Home Performance Program City Resolution.
Implementation of Economical Green Building Practices and
Materials (e.g., those about to be employed
at new Senior Center and downtown Parking Garage).
Moffett Wetlands Restoration and Salt Pond Restoration.
Implementation of Smart Growth Principles for new development.
Installation of Recycled Water North Bayshore distribution
Clean Air - Traffic Signal Interconnect on Grant Road.
Stevens Creek Trail Reach 4 Segment 1 Completed (Landels
Stevens Creek Trail Reach 4 Segment 2 EIR Approved (Yuba
to Mountain View High School).
Permanent Dog Park at Shoreline Regional Park.
Graham Playing Field.
Development of Devonshire Park.
Playground Renovations at Cuesta, Cooper, Varsity, Monta
Loma, Sylvan, Rex Manor, San Veron Parks.
Opening of Mercy-Bush Park.
Pioneer Park Renovation/Improvements.
Tennis Court renovations at Cooper, Whisman, Stevenson and
50% Fee Waiver for MV Education Foundation Golf Tournament.
Supported Measure J.
Supported continued maintenance agreements with local
schools for recreational field use.