Alex loves Palo Alto and believes that his accessibility, skills, work ethic, grasp of the issues, common sense, and level of preparation would contribute to our community decisions. His concern for our city and devotion to ensuring a vitally bright future prompted him to enter the race for City Council. If you would like to see a more united, decisive, and efficient City Council, please join Alex in moving the city forward.
As a small business owner, and through his experience working with small businesses, Alex acquired skills that he can apply to the City Council: managing a given budget for maximum benefit, proper planning, and working effectively with people to build morale and motivation toward common goals. Alex believes his financial background and mindfulness-inspired approach will be a value-add to City Council, especially in supporting small businesses and addressing the city budget.
Alex has extensive experience in real estate development, so the City Council would be in a better position to negotiate with developers on behalf of our city/community, to yield more BMRs which means more housing for teachers, firefighters, waiters, medical workers, classroom aides, clerks, soccer coaches, nurses, and other essential workers of our community.
The next four years are full of quintessential opportunities for our city – however, said opportunities also come with many complex challenges. We must focus on the future with hard work, facts, and common sense. Nothing is more important than the quality of life, safety, and security in our community; our financial stability is key to it all.
His life experiences have taught Alex that there are often win-win outcomes that the stakeholders overlook because of poor communication or entrenched thinking. He has discovered that he has a talent for listening, learning, and introducing creative alternatives that open new doors for win-win outcomes. Being a good collaborator also requires being open-minded, having patience, respect, and trust.
“I think people are going to find that I am a bridge builder,” defines Alex Comsa, and he is looking forward to working with the rest of the City Council members to reach a consensus on issues and achieve better outcomes from which our community would benefit, to ensure the future we all want.
If you agree that Palo Alto City Council could benefit from a different mix of talent and a new approach to new elements that require firm leadership, energy, and a commitment to a non-partisan focus, Alex welcomes your vote.