Help Community Businesses

We believe that small businesses are vital to the local economy, city must have fair and just business practices to support thoughtful business development.


  • Encourage small business development to diversify and strengthen the local economy.
  • Protect businesses from the rising costs of development speculation.
  • Encourage customers to support local businesses, with programs like free parking minutes for shopping local.
  • Create commercial property tax formulas that help small businesses survive and thrive, with differential commercial tax rate for small local businesses
  • Empower workforces to work with future technologies through training.
  • Increase programs to encourage entrepreneur development, with incubation programs and city operated spaces.