Track Record

Record of Leadership

  • Stopped development of wetland properties next to Roosevelt Forest.

  • Let the effort to change our form government to Mayoral type.


  • Honored our veterans by creating the commission and repair of our WW-II memorial restoration.


  • Established the Roosevelt Forest Trust Fund.


  • Funded the Roosevelt Forest Trust with Duke Pipeline funds - $ 75,000 (no taxpayer monies used).


  • Delivered budgets that were under the 2% ordinance


  • Only Council Chairman to pass 2 unanimous budgets back to back in the history of our town.


  • Lead the fight to eradicate racism from our town as a councilman.  Stood up to the white wolves when they attacked members of our community.


  • Enacted local landmark legislation that provided a tax hold for our residents that served our country during the Iraq War.


  • Led the fight against overdevelopment in our community by Avalon Bay.


  • Supported the Stratford Beautification Initiative.


  • Worked in a bi-partisan effort to pass and solve our 92mm pension bonding problem in 1998 (saved Stratford over 18mm dollars).  This effort was able to help provide tax decreases today! 


  • Funded a part-time warden position for Roosevelt Forest.


  • Helped solve a $ 300,000 sewer issue for Far Mill River Condo Association.


  • Completed numerous road repavings in the 120th district.


  • Proposed a local bidding ordinance to help local companies.


  • Provided funding for Chapel and Second Hill school reconstruction projects.


  • Provided the crucial 8th vote to keep 6 to 6 Magnet school program operating.


  • Got new fields and lights at both high schools for our children.


  • Fought the City of Bridgeport from taking our children's education funds.


  • Ensured that children attending our schools live in Stratford.


  • Lead the BOE to create a five-year strategic plan for our school district.


Contact Jim

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160 Founders Way

Stratford, CT 06614



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