TODD PHELPS FOR AUSTIN MAYOR
TODD PHELPS FOR AUSTIN MAYOR #TalkToTodd
New Leadership for ALL of Austin…
A POLITICAL OUTSIDER – COMMON SENSE APPROACH – NO RAIL BOND TAX – PRO TRAFFIC SOLUTIONS – PROPERTY TAX RELIEF – SENIOR ISSUES – WATER SOLUTIONS – PRO SMALL BUSINESS – PRO TECHNOLOGY – PRO AUSTIN’S ROOTS – PRO TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANIES – PRO MUSIC – PRO AFFORDABILITY – ANTI WASTING TAX DOLLARS – PRO SIMPLIFYING CITY CODE AND PERMITTING – PRO GREEN SPACE – LOWER RENTS THROUGH LOWER TAXES – MAXIMUM RESIDENTIAL HOMESTEAD PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION NOW – PRO SMALL BUSINESS
Network of Asian American Organizations (NAOO) Candidate Forum
July 26th @ 9:30am Asian American Resource Center, 8401 Cameron Road, Austin, TX 78754
Austin Hotel & Lodging Association’s 2014 Austin Mayoral Forum – Visions For Austin’s Future – Meet The Candidates (Social Hour to follow the Forum)
July 29th @ 3pm AT&T Hotel and Conference Center, 1900 University Avenue, Austin, TX 78705
The Austin Chamber of Commerce & RECA’s Mayoral Candidates Forum
August 18th @ 11am Four Seasons Hotel, 98 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin TX 78701-4039
KLRU’s Televised Mayoral Debate with the Austin Urban Land Institute
August 27th @ 7pm KLRU’s Historic Studio 6A on the University of Texas Campus (the former ‘Austin City Limits’ location)
United Way For Greater Austin Mayoral Debate
September 3rd @ 4;30pm Alamo Draft House South Lamar, 1120 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
Gracy Woods District 7 & Mayoral Forum
September 10th @ 7pm Saint Albert the Great Catholic Church, 12041 Bittern Hollow, Austin, TX 78758-3300
Time Warner Cable Mayoral Forum- taping in the studio
September 11th @ 11am Time Warner Cable Office Building, 12012 N. Mopac, Austin, TX 78758
SAVE MUNY Presents: District 10 & Mayoral Candidates Forum
September 17th from 6pm- 9pm Lions Municipal Golf Course Ballroom, 2901 Enfield Road, Austin, TX 78703
Austin Neighborhoods Council Candidate Forum
September 24 @ 5:45pm- 6:25pm Austin Energy Building, 721 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78704-1194
Candidate Forum for the Creative Sector- Mayor Hosted by Austin Music People, Austin Creative Alliance, Austin Technology Council
September 29th @ 5:30pm- 7pm The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive, Austin, TX 78704
Austin Independent Business Alliance- Meet the Candidates- District 1 and Mayoral
September 30th @ 2:30pm- 4:30pm Soma Vida, 1210 Rosewood Ave, Austin, TX 78702
City of Austin/ Ethics Commission/ League of Women Voters Mayoral Forum
October 1st from 5:45pm- 6:45pm Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Caesar Chavez, Austin, TX 78701
Spring Condominiums Meet and Greet with Todd Phelps- residents only
October 2nd from 6pm- 8pm Spring Condominiums, 300 Bowie Street, Austin, TX 78703
Austin Monitor, Austin Chronicle, KXAN, Univision, & KUT Mayoral Debate- “The Ballot Boxing Series”
October 15th from 7pm- 9pm UT’s Belo Center for New Media, 300 W. Dean Keaton St., Austin, TX
Onion Creek Mayoral Forum
October 21st from 6pm- 9pm Location TBA
Todd Phelps Steps forward in this week’s media. Draws sharp contrast as Austin’s real choice from the other candidates. Outlines the harm to Austin taxpayers from bond proposal Prop. 1. Seeks to protect Austinite’s from being pushed out of their homes by the rising affordability crisis that will be compounded by Prop 1.
Todd Phelps sits down with Kris Betts of KVUE to discuss the Urban Rail:
“I’ve been opposed to this from the start because we’re in an affordability crisis and it doesn’t make any sense for the cost.”
See the whole interview here:
Todd Phelps tells Fox 7 News:
“One thing that is sacred to me are the Native Austinite’s and the citizens of Austin that are being pushed out by insurmountable property taxes, out of their homes, it is a horrible time for this proposal.”
Phelps’ went on to say..
“We need high and wide on I-35. We need rideshare and we need a nexus, an East and West nexus, not an 19th Century choo-choo train from a defunct mall to an ACC campus,” Austin mayoral candidate Todd Phelps said.
Todd Phelps shines as a Native Austin voice at the Greater Chamber of Commerce/Real Estate Council of Austin Mayoral Forum at the Four Seasons.
Community Impact Newspaper:
Every candidate at the forum except Phelps expressed support for the $600 million transportation bond on November’s ballot. Phelps said he is skeptical about the bond, and he is instead making a plea for an expanded I-35.
Phelps was among multiple candidates to propose a general homestead exemption that would potentially decrease residential property tax bills.
Austin Mayor Candidates Square off in Chamber Led Forum – Phelps the only candidate not in favor of the Prop 1 November Bond Proposal. Proposes maximum residential property homestead exemption, wants to extend to rental properties to help protects renters.
4 MAyoral Candidates Face off in Tuesday Forum
Time Warner Cable News:
Four of Austin’s mayoral candidates were out Tuesday night for a candidate forum.
Sheryl Cole, Mike Martinez, Todd Phelps and Steve Adler faced off in the forum, hosted by the Austin Hotel and Lodging Association. Many of the questions centered around the future of Austin’s tourism industry.
“We have infrastructure needs, we have transportation needs, and those are all part of a larger puzzle, right? Finding a way to bring our folks into work in downtown and visit downtown,” Justin Brahiel, with the Texas Hotel and Lodging Association, said. “At the same time we have to recognize that if we don’t promote Austin as a destination, people may not automatically come here and feel drawn.”
Local businessman Randall Stephens and Austin Community College student Nicholas Lucier are also running for mayor but did not take part in the forum.
Voters will pick a new mayor in the Nov. 4 election.
Todd Phelps Mayor Forum Austin
Todd Phelps Experience:
Texas Alternative Wind Energy founder and Austin local business owner, Todd Phelps, has professional experience including the aforementioned, as well as, consulting to Better Healthcare on merging technology and medical billing industries. Phelps’ experience includes high level energy negotiations, integral kinetic solutions concepts, lending projects, farming, ranching, and property management.
Phelps is currently involved in conservation efforts including a sustainable NON-GMO terraced irrigation farming project. Phelps is also involved in sustainable and clean water initiatives in the high plains area.
Phelps has a long history of work in the Arts and the Film production industry. He is a member of the Screen Actors Guild.
Other affiliations include the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists and Phelps is a BMI recording artist.
Additionally, Phelps owns an event production company and has been very involved in charity related work with injured soldiers and their families through work with Salute America’s Heroes, Operation Finally Home, and the Fisher House. In addition to multiple events with the military and related charities, Phelps has donated time to the Ronald McDonald House, United Way, The Christmas Bureau, and hosts of other charities throughout his notable career.
Todd Phelps, pictured below, is preparing to pull six G’s, courtesy of Captain Ryan Venhuizen of the 560th Flying Training Squadron and the United States Air Force, Captain Ryan “ABBA” Venhuizen, and Todd’s father, Howell Phelps.