ACC Commissioner, District 4
Represents UGA, 5-Points, and Oak Street areas.
Professional and Civic Experience
Clarke County School District Board of Education (2005-2012)
Clarke County School District SPLOST Citizens Oversight Committee
PTAs at Cleveland Road Elementary School, Barrow Elementary School, and Clarke Middle School
BS, University of Kentucky, Animal Science
Donations: Donated to John Barrow (D) in 2006.
Inferred Party: Democrat
Issues: Affordable Housing
Voted YES on re-zoning Mitchell Street without using the county’s leverage to ask for some affordable units in the new development.
“It was costing more in time and effort to collect from the few students who did pay for [school] lunch, it’s all free in the school district now. Students are using this [Athens Transit] because there aren’t barriers like that. I think it’s important and we should keep going forward with it.”
Allison Wright, July 19th, 2016 Agenda-Setting Session
Progress on Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan: absent
TSPLOST project list and referendum: YES
Re-zoning Mitchell Street: YES
(More information about 2017 votes)
Complete Streets Improvements for Chase: NO
Allow Sale of Growlers in Brewpubs: YES
Fare-Free Bus Rides for K-12 Students: YES
Bar Admittance and Civil Rights Committee: YES
(More information about 2016 votes)
FY 2016 Budget: YES
Removing Wetland Buffers: NO
Delay repaving of Chase Street: absent
Adopt Securus Tech Contract: YES
Allow Food Trucks: YES
Keep Domestic Partnership Benefits: YES
(More information about 2015 votes)
2018 Questionnaire Responses
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