Mattie Parker for Mayor.
Bringing all of Fort Worth together for safe & prosperous neighborhoods.
INCLUSIVE LEADERSHIP THAT LEAVES NO FAMILY BEHIND.
As Fort Worth Mayor, Mattie focuses on helping every community in every part of our city thrive. She believes all families regardless of zip code should have the same opportunity for prosperity and safety. This requires focusing on aging neighborhoods that could use a boost with more jobs, better roads to reduce traffic, career training for our next generation and classrooms of excellence for all students.
POSITIVE POLICIES, NOT DIVISIVE PARTISAN POLITICS.
Mattie Parker knows it takes principled leaders, not politicians, to provide a safer and stronger Fort Worth. Her policies remain nonpartisan because the last thing our city needs is Washington-style division that pits neighbor against neighbor. The best way to lead our great city is with honesty and a commitment to bringing people together from all walks of life to develop solutions for our most pressing issues.
A TAXPAYER WATCHDOG TO KEEP CITY HALL EFFICIENT.
During her tenure as Chief of Staff to Mayor Betsy Price, Mattie served as the go-to leader to improve efficiency at City Hall and develop innovative cost-saving measures to save tax dollars. As Mayor, she will continue these efforts to protect taxAs Mayor, Mattie continued efforts to protect taxpayers and look for additional ways to provide property tax relief for homeowners. During her first term, she cut wasteful spending while helping reduce property tax rates. She will continue to focus our city budget on the basic services that have the biggest impact on our lives.payers and look for additional ways to provide property tax relief for homeowners. This requires focusing our city budget on the basic services that have the biggest impact on our lives.
SAFER NEIGHBORHOODS WITH WELL-FUNDED POLICE SERVICES
Mattie supports strong police and fire services and pushes back against any efforts to defund our police force. Her commitment to supporting strong police and fire services while making Fort Worth cleaner and safer has resulted in additional sworn officers and firefighters, dedicated support to Neighborhood Patrol and Crisis Intervention teams, as well as additional street sweepers, litter abatement crews, and historic investments to create housing for the homeless.
GROWING OUR ECONOMY THROUGH INNOVATION
As Mayor, Mattie restructured City Council committees to strengthen entrepreneurship and innovation in Fort Worth, and helped lead the passage of a $560 million bond to fund capital projects in neighborhoods and business districts.
She will continue to
Focus economic development efforts on competing in a global economy, aggressively pursuing the next corporate relocation opportunities for Fort Worth.
Invest in our students and young adults to prepare them for the workforce of tomorrow and attract and retain the best and brightest in our community
Continue supporting a business-friendly climate at City Hall that enables our businesses to grow and flourish.
INCREASE ACCESSIBILITY TO FORT WORTH’S GREEN SPACES
Mattie has prioritized the growth and accessibility of Fort Worth parks by working with organizations like the Trust for Public Land and overseeing city projects like the Open Space Acquisitions Program and the Urban Forest Master Plan. She will ensure all Fort Worth residents have easy access to our expanding parks system and grow the overall health and beauty of our city’s green spaces.