April 8, 2020

Last night, my colleagues on the Town Council chose me to serve as the Mayor of Corte Madera for the next year. The opportunity to serve as mayor of my hometown is by far the greatest honor of my life, and I thank the Council for their trust and support, as well as the...

March 12, 2020

Yesterday morning, I participated in a White House briefing call with more than 5,000 other state, local, and tribal leaders regrading the COVID-19, or coronavirus, pandemic. The purpose of the call was ostensibly to provide these leaders with an update on the federal...

October 25, 2019

Corte Madera residents:

While we have been lucky up until this point, PG&E has just confirmed that Corte Madera will be included in their next Public Safety Power Shutoff. The shutoff event is expected to begin tomorrow between 1 and 5 pm and last more than 48 hours, wi...

August 19, 2019

As the Vice Mayor of a small town, cybersecurity is one of my top concerns, and if it isn’t already, it should be one of yours too. Here’s why.

Last year, Atlanta’s outdated computer systems were hacked in a massive attack that ended up costing the city more than $17 mi...

January 31, 2019

With the passage last year of a new Private Sewer Lateral Ordinance, the previous Town Council codified longstanding but unevenly-enforced policies regarding the inspection and repair of private sewer laterals. There has been robust discussion in the community about th...

July 16, 2018

The online retail era will fundamentally rearrange Corte Madera’s economy and our town’s financial picture—indeed, it’s already beginning to do so. We see the effects in changes like shrinking sales tax revenue year over year and nearby malls that have long been commun...

June 26, 2018

Some exciting data points from a thrilling campaign:

  • Over 4 months, we visited the homes of more than 4,000 voters

  • 66% of Corte Madera voters supported Eli Beckman (thank you all for that honor!)

  • They cast 2,281 votes in favor of helping our town seize thi...

June 6, 2018

It is my great honor to be elected to the Town Council in my hometown of Corte Madera.

There is so much about this community that makes the opportunity to serve it an immense privilege. Corte Madera is unrivaled in the generosity of its citizens, the nobility of its val...

May 6, 2018

This is an exciting moment for Corte Madera. After a difficult recession, we’re finally on stable enough footing to invest in our own future, and prepare ourselves for a prosperous and secure tomorrow.

But it’s also a crucial moment, as our town faces two looming challe...

January 7, 2018

  • Tam Ridge Residences is more dense than it needed to be, due to incorrect numbers from ABAG on required housing units. By the time those numbers were corrected, it was too late to downsize the project

  • Future developments in Corte Madera will not be this d...

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