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It is truly an exciting time to live in the city of Cedar Park. Construction on our parks and the Bell Boulevard realignment project are well under way. Businesses like Firefly, NFM, Perfect Game and Shop LC are either expanding or moving to our city, bringing thousands of jobs and many opportunities to our citizens. The city is working with our regional partners on the Deep Water Intake Project, a large investment which will guarantee the reliability of our water supply for many years to come. Our professional city staff, police and fire departments continue to grow and improve their capabilities to ensure that Cedar Park remains one of the safest places to live in Texas. Our city council meetings have been a model of transparency, civility and respect, an all-too-rare phenomenon in local government these days.
There is no question that so much of this progress can be attributed to the servant leadership of our mayor, Corbin Van Arsdale. I know I’m not alone when I say that I have been deeply impressed by his respect for every resident of Cedar Park and his dedication to constructive dialogue. Corbin has taught us that respectful disagreement, discussion and collaboration is at the heart of good government.
In order to continue that good government and constructive dialogue, I urge you to support my colleagues Mel Kirkland, Eric Boyce, and Heather Jefts for re-election to their incumbent seats on May 7th. I will be running to serve as our mayor. While my twenty years of leadership experience as a soldier and corporate lawyer do indeed provide me with useful skills and background, I ultimately believe that it is my desire to represent all citizens and my full commitment to hearing all sides of an issue that are most critical in equipping me to continue Corbin’s tradition of effective leadership. While Corbin will be sorely missed by all of us on council, I know that by supporting each other and continuing to provide our own unique perspectives to the questions facing the city, we can continue to provide our city with “boring” council meetings that produce exciting results for Cedar Park.
I hope you are ready to support this effort to keep our city on its steady path of success. If you're not there yet, please know that Mel, Eric, Heather and I will be working hard to earn your trust and support over the coming months.
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Thank you for the support and endorsement, Jim! Jim has been a great guy to work with this past year: engaged, collaborative, and dedicated to constructive debate. His even temperament and interest in listening to all perspectives leads me to believe he will do well as our next Mayor. I’m happy to support and endorse Jim!

Such an exciting time! I’m ready with my walking shoes for this amazing team. I am honored to serve with everyone on this list. Thank you for stepping up to serve in this role! #iheartcedarpark

This is exciting news and I’m excited to support you as Mayor for Cedar Park! Let’s do this Cedar Park! 💪🏽

Yes!!! This sounds amazing! I can’t wait to support you!

How can we help ? Your leadership will be an asset to cedar park.

So happy you're running! You'll make a great mayor and i know will continue the tremendous progress Cedar Park has made!

Congrats, Jim! I know you will do a great job!

Wonderful! Excited to campaign for you! 🎉

This is exciting news!!!

Congrats!!! I’m here to support you in this race!

You've got my support for sure!

I regret that I cannot vote for you but I will support you in your run for mayor in whatever capacity I can.

Congratulations good sir.

Wouldn’t it make sense for Heather Jefts to run for Mayor? She has the most experience and is the most qualified, also the most involved in the community.

Please post links to donate. Thanks!

I am so excited to support you!

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While just the first step in a long process, this is a very exciting step for the future of our city.
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