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Dave Eggers for PInellas CommissionAccomplishments while serving Dunedin

Fiscal Accomplishments:

  • Well managed and Fiscally Strong City – this has led to an improved bond rating saving the city $1,000,000 per year for each of the next 15 years.
  • Balanced budget – Dunedin was the only municipality in the County to proactively lower its tax rate and provide our residents with some relief.
  • Stadium Naming Rights negotiated with Florida Auto Exchange for seven year agreement
  • Employee Health Clinic agreement with the City of Clearwater
  • Established Mayor’s/City Manager’s north county

 

Economic Development Accomplishments:

  • Ignited economic development with victories like Achieva’s corporate headquarters coming to town.
  • Downtown CRA 30 year agreement extended an extra 15 years ensuring continued investment in Dunedin’s quaint downtown
  • Jolly Trolley providing multi-city public transit service encompassing Dunedin
  • Comprehensive overhaul of Land Development Codes and Code Enforcement process
  • Douglas Ave. parking lot opened for public use downtown

 

Quality of Life Accomplishments:

  • Improved and opened great new parks and playgrounds using little to no public dollars
  • Weaver Park opened
  • New City Website launched
  • Implemented online payment for utility billing
  • Weaver Park bungalow renovated
  • Social Services Committee created
  • Purchase of the Bleakley property for another park with public water access and open space (using no tax dollars)
  • Oak Tree “Park” opened
  • Celebrated 5th anniversary of Purple Heart Ceremony
  • Outdoor dining for dogs
  • Prioritzed Public Library.

 

Infrastructure Accomplishments:

  • Continued my focus on infrastructure by pushing for much needed stormwater and street improvements, and capital planning.
  • Water Plant won a regional Florida 1st place for Best Tasting Water
  • Major stormwater improvements to Dunedin Isles
  • Major stormwater improvements to Orangewod Ave.
  • Causeway landscaping, sidewalks and pedestrian crossing installed
  • Causeway water main replacement repair completed

 

Public Safety Accomplishments:

  • Code Red emergency public notification system installed
  • Reinstituted the Community Oriented Policing (COPPS) neighborhood program
  • Created the Public Safety Committee.
  • Improved our Sheriff services each year with little or no cost increase.