Candidate Q&A Parker Town Council - Brian Carruthers
Name: Brian Carruthers
Profession: Denver Fire Department lieutenant/owner of Carruthers Construction
Biography: Not provided
Why are you running for council?
I serve the community where I work, now I want to serve the community where I live.
What do you see as the biggest issue facing Parker right now and how will you address it?
Responsibly managing growth while keeping our community safe.
Town staff reports that housing affordability remains a problem locally. How can the town council address this?
I believe much of the already approved multiple family homes and apartments complexes will address this issue.
What are some of the initiatives you would like to see put in place by the town council?
Responsible growth with a focus on public safety.
What is your philosophy on growth and maintaining town character?
Big ideas and small town values, I support business growth and residential growth should be managed to not outgrow our resources.
Many businesses in town say they are struggling to recruit employees, what can the town council do to help?
Creating an environment and community where people want to work and feel safe always helps in business.
What do you see Parker becoming in the next 20 years?
An innovator in business and development, while keeping a small town feel that has made Parker such a great place to live.