Issues

FIGHTING FOR TAXPAYERS:

Jeff Helgeson stands up for taxpayers by:

  • pushing for lower real estate tax rates.
  • opposing water and sewer rate increases.
  • supporting dropping and eventually removing the “common good fee” from homeowners’ water bills.

DEFENDING HOMEOWNERS:

Jeff Helgeson has been working to defend homeowners by:

  • opposing zoning changes when they would over-populate new developments close to otherwise peaceful, existing communities.
  • helping property owners gain concessions from developers to address neighbors’ concerns.
  • working to maintain attractive, peaceful neighborhoods while retaining individual private property rights.

PROTECTING NEIGHBORHOODS:

Jeff Helgeson works to keep homes, streets and businesses safe for citizens by:

  • supporting adequate compensation for police, firefighters and EMS personnel.
  • providing public safety and emergency personnel with the latest technology and equipment.
  • working with citizens and city administrators to increase public participation in fighting crime and reducing urban blight.

IMPROVING EDUCATION:

Jeff Helgeson works to improve education for schoolchildren by:

  • promoting public accountability.
  • pressing for measurable results.
  • supporting qualified leadership.
  • asking the difficult questions and expecting concrete results to prepare schoolchildren for the future.

PROMOTING CONSERVATIVE VALUES:

Jeff Helgeson works to promote conservative values by:

  • educating the public about wasteful spending, while fighting for fiscal discipline.
  • defending 2nd Amendment rights for homeowners and city employees.
  • personally supporting a variety of pro-family, pro-life causes and campaigns.
  • volunteering for over a decade as a big brother in the Big Brother/Big Sister program in Central Virginia.