Quotes from Alan Autry
"A multi-purpose stadium is an absolute must in order to invigorate our downtown and, simultaneously, let the rest of the country witness that we can get things done."
"According to some well-researched studies, Fresno will experience unprecedented population growth in the coming decades."
"All of the factors that make up a quality city - safe streets, high paying jobs, strong neighborhoods, etc. - emanate from a strong educational premise."
"Any effort at revitalizing our downtown area must take root with the realization that it unquestionably must be done."
"As Mayor, I will make sure that our police and fire forces continue to get the resources they need to perform their jobs."
"Every city across the country that has successfully renewed and revitalized itself points to a robust education system as its fundamental key to success."
"Fresno is an All America city and deserves real, honest, strong leadership and I pledge to the people of Fresno to be that kind of leader."
"High tech companies that focus on research, development and production will learn that they can be the perfect complement to our world-renowned agriculture heritage."
"I am convinced that your Mayor must take the leadership role in education too."
"I believe the future holds both promise and unprecedented opportunity for our city as we enter the Twenty-First Century."
"I do not believe that defending traditional marriage between one man and one woman excludes anybody or usurps anybody's civil rights and denies anybody their civil rights."
"I support public and private partnerships whenever appropriate in order to achieve our goal of a prosperous and vibrant downtown."
"I will lobby tirelessly in cooperation with other mayors around the country to insure that federal funding for our recently added police officers continues."
"I'll continue to work to ensure that safety and I am honored to have earned the endorsement of the men and women who provide public safety in our city."
"I'll work overtime to open the doors of opportunity to industry and commerce."
"In fact, even the perception of a resurgence in crime can be enough to paralyze business momentum and destroy the sense of security that a vibrant and progressive city requires."
"It cannot take decades to resurrect, we must act immediately with purpose and enthusiasm to rebuild."
"Leadership demands that we make tough choices."
"Leadership requires the courage to make decisions that will benefit the next generation."
"Like numerous other cities of distinction, we must commit ourselves to the rehabilitation of our public school system."
"Nothing is more devastating to a community than out-of-control crime."
"Other cities such as Indianapolis, Cleveland, San Jose, etc. understood that they must make a considerable investment in their downtown regions."
"The key to truly rebuilding our central city on a vital and sustainable foundation is people."
"The Landscape of Choice addresses those concerns and we should create a plan based on it, adopt it, have faith in it, implement it and stick to it."
"There has been much talk referencing what I consider conceptual reports like the Landscape of Choice and documents created as a result of the Great Valley Center."
"We can no longer let the threat of an early frost send a chill of fear throughout a large portion of our workforce. Diversification is the only answer."
"We must be cautious and prudent to ensure that the types of activities that disgraced our community do not occur again."
"We must be willing to courageously invest in our city."
"We must do more to protect our neighborhoods and give integrity to our community plans."
"We need innovation in education and dedication to the task before us."
"While it is true that we must seek value added industries like food processing plants and call center operations, we must do what is necessary to expand and develop our economic profile."
"You don't need a city charter to know that education is the foundation of any community."
"Your Mayor must seek new ways to bring jobs and industry to our community."
"Your mayor, more than anyone, is the person responsible for forging the absolutely essential connection between our city and our children's future."
Total Quotes: 34
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