Election Day: May 1st

Early Voting: April 19 - 27

Core Values

Support law enforcement with investment towards technology, training, and community outreach programs

I’m a strong advocate for our police and fire departments. In order to protect our current investment, I will advocate for more training and technology so that our law enforcement teams can do their jobs more effectively and efficiently. With the new implementation of license plate scanners, I’m calling for transparency on how the data is being collected and used to ensure our residents’ privacy is protected in accordance with federal data privacy laws. As technology evolves, so do cyber threats, and we must ensure that the city’s critical infrastructure (water and power grid) and information technology remains resilient against malicious hackers. With my experience in cyber policy and cybersecurity operations at a national level, I will aim to protect Colleyville from cyber attacks and extortion.

Promote financial transparency, end wasteful spending, and invest in sustainable and usable infrastructure

Though we’ve seen property taxes level off the past two years after having recently skyrocketed, but because of questionable budgeting practices and priorities implemented by the current Council, the welcomed tax reprieve we’ve seen is unfortunately likely unsustainable and is only temporary leaving the citizens of Colleyville to grapple with the consequences within the next few years. Important aspects of our infrastructure and flooding roads continue to be neglected, for example, Bedford Road on a rainy day. 

You may have also noticed that towers, water fountains, and other vanity projects continue to sprout throughout the city using millions from the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) funds. These funds are being mismanaged as they’re not driving economic development, nor creating value or opportunity for our current residents. We need to start prioritizing infrastructure uplifts to keep the city sustainable long-term; spending frivolously on pet projects now will unnecessarily put pressure on the next generation of Colleyville residents. 

Ensure that Colleyville is enabling local businesses to succeed and attracting innovative companies to the city

We are constantly seeing new businesses arrive in Colleyville only to be replaced with ‘For Lease’ signs just months later. Families are risking their livelihood to invest their capital into opening businesses here and Colleyville needs them to succeed. A successful business ecosystem in Colleyville means that residents also prosper by enjoying lower tax rates, and the City Council must provide more support and tools for local businesses to flourish. With my entrepreneurial background in tech start-ups, I have the business acumen and insight to attract high-revenue generating tech businesses with low infrastructure footprint to promote a more prosperous economy. 

Promote a more inclusive and accessible city with an emphasis to support our disabled and growing population of senior residents by listening and addressing our community’s needs

By next year nearly a quarter of our citizens will be age 65 and over, and within 5 years after that it will grow to nearly 40%. Colleyvile’s senior residents deserve to live without worry of the impact of property values and tax rates on one’s annual taxes paid to the City. Therefore as your elected City Councilman, I will support a new homestead exemption on residential property, and will ensure current property tax exemptions for seniors are protected. 

As City Councilman, I plan to ensure appropriate accessibility to city parks and offices including wheelchair accessible bathrooms, and ADA compliant sidewalks. My goal is to provide a sense of belonging and comfort to every resident of Colleyville. 

Provide resources for residents on how to obtain COVID-19 vaccine and plan to safely and quickly return to work, school, and normal life by adhering to the CDC guidelines

As of early February, Colleyville tragically lost 7 residents to COVID-19, which is way too many. The pandemic is not a political issue and government officials are responsible to clearly inform the public on pandemic developments based on scientific data.  My goal is to ensure that the residents have access to information and resources on the virus, vaccine, and vaccination locations.

 

Support law enforcement with investment towards technology, training, and community outreach programs

I’m a strong advocate for our police and fire departments. In order to protect our current investment, I will advocate for more training and technology so that our law enforcement teams can do their jobs more effectively and efficiently. With the new implementation of license plate scanners, I’m calling for transparency on how the data is being collected and used to ensure our residents’ privacy is protected in accordance with federal data privacy laws. As technology evolves, so do cyber threats, and we must ensure that the city’s critical infrastructure (water and power grid) and information technology remains resilient against malicious hackers. With my experience in cyber policy and cybersecurity operations at a national level, I will aim to protect Colleyville from cyber attacks and extortion.

Promote financial transparency, end wasteful spending, and invest in sustainable and usable infrastructure

Though we’ve seen property taxes level off the past two years after having recently skyrocketed, but because of questionable budgeting practices and priorities implemented by the current Council, the welcomed tax reprieve we’ve seen is unfortunately likely unsustainable and is only temporary leaving the citizens of Colleyville to grapple with the consequences within the next few years. Important aspects of our infrastructure and flooding roads continue to be neglected, for example, Bedford Road on a rainy day. 

You may have also noticed that towers, water fountains, and other vanity projects continue to sprout throughout the city using millions from the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) funds. These funds are being mismanaged as they’re not driving economic development, nor creating value or opportunity for our current residents. We need to start prioritizing infrastructure uplifts to keep the city sustainable long-term; spending frivolously on pet projects now will unnecessarily put pressure on the next generation of Colleyville residents. 

Ensure that Colleyville is enabling local businesses to succeed and attracting innovative companies to the city

We are constantly seeing new businesses arrive in Colleyville only to be replaced with ‘For Lease’ signs just months later. Families are risking their livelihood to invest their capital into opening businesses here and Colleyville needs them to succeed. A successful business ecosystem in Colleyville means that residents also prosper by enjoying lower tax rates, and the City Council must provide more support and tools for local businesses to flourish. With my entrepreneurial background in tech start-ups, I have the business acumen and insight to attract high-revenue generating tech businesses with low infrastructure footprint to promote a more prosperous economy. 

Promote a more inclusive and accessible city with an emphasis to support our disabled and growing population of senior residents by listening and addressing our community’s needs

By next year nearly a quarter of our citizens will be age 65 and over, and within 5 years after that it will grow to nearly 40%. Colleyvile’s senior residents deserve to live without worry of the impact of property values and tax rates on one’s annual taxes paid to the City. Therefore as your elected City Councilman, I will support a new homestead exemption on residential property, and will ensure current property tax exemptions for seniors are protected. 

As City Councilman, I plan to ensure appropriate accessibility to city parks and offices including wheelchair accessible bathrooms, and ADA compliant sidewalks. My goal is to provide a sense of belonging and comfort to every resident of Colleyville. 

Provide resources for residents on how to obtain COVID-19 vaccine and plan to safely and quickly return to work, school, and normal life by adhering to the CDC guidelines

As of early February, Colleyville tragically lost 7 residents to COVID-19, which is way too many. The pandemic is not a political issue and government officials are responsible to clearly inform the public on pandemic developments based on scientific data.  My goal is to ensure that the residents have access to information and resources on the virus, vaccine, and vaccination locations.

 

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Please feel free to contact Amyn about any of your concerns as citizens of Colleyville so he can better represent you.

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