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City of Manor City Council, Place 4

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    Dr. Larry Wallace Jr.

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What strategies will you use to ensure open communication between City Hall and residents?

What are your top environmental and land development concerns and how do you plan to address them?

What is your vision for transportation infrastructure in your community and how will you advance it?

What other critical issue will you address and how?

Education BS TEXAS A & I university
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Imwill strive to improve the infrastructure of olf manor and expand the cemetary area.
Only tex dot has the answers. They have made manor another oak hill with a dump off toll road
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Background A multi-industry experienced US Army Retired Veteran currently serving as Commissioner (Place 4) on the City of Manor's Planning & Zoning Commission.
Education Ph.D in Business Administration, MBA in Management, MA in Human Relations, AA in General Studies, 3 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Certifications.
Expanding areas of access and dialogue by increasing the number of council member engagements outside of City Hall meetings (e.g., Manor ISD, HOA, and other community events & association gatherings; posting on official manor social media platforms like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter; and creating a question & answer section in Manor newsletter). Additionally, greater publicizing council member social media pages and email address for more personalized interaction, and having City Council and Planning & Zoning Commission meetings recorded and posted in addition to the minutes and agenda
Sustaining a decent mixture of agricultural (e.g., crop & livestock farming, breeding, etc.) and new age housing with the use of poor agricultural locations for housing first; to include, consistent yet contemporary landscaping. Regulating the use of chemical fertilizers, fuel, and raw materials to increase resident safety measures. Ensuring the City of Manor expands with municipal services as the focal point. Also, establishing and enhancing drainage routes to reduce farming damage and traffic rerouting. By identifying key stakeholders and their interests, effective messaging is established.
Increasing road construction to reduce traffic congestion by way of evidence-based data collection to persuade key stakeholders. For example, creating multi-lane expansions on 290 and Gregg Lane. Re-evaluating speed limits, especially on poorly improved or low-lit roads. Adjusting the timing on stop lights for increased traffic areas due to newly developed and expanded communities. Official turning lanes where high traffic and high-speed is common, especially on poorly improved and low-lit roads. Also, increasing the number of street lights, particularly FM 973 and improvement of bad roads.
Increasing economic development equally across all industries for total well-being improvement by way of greater utilization of City produced resources. Ensuring business diversity equality relative to the growing population for a welcoming and representative culture. Establishing multi-purpose family entertainment and activity centers given the increased number of families by supporting entrepreneurship and small business ownership. Exceeding healthcare, mental health, and educational standards by actively measuring child and adult development centers to local, state, and national standards.