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Ferguson - Legislator's Report Card

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Ferguson - Legislator's Report Card

  1. 1. LEGISLATOR’S REPORT CARD: 2011 GENERAL ASSEMBLY SESSION & INTERIM PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENTSTATE SENATOR-ELECT BILL FERGUSON, 46TH LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT 1
  2. 2. Effective PublicStrategic ServiceOutcomes Focus Priorities Key Indicators 2
  3. 3. 5 Strategic Outcomes: Expanding Educational Opportunities Creating Safe & Stable Encouraging Innovative Neighborhoods Economic Development Building Leadership Exceptional Constituent Capacity Service 3
  4. 4. STRATEGIC OUTCOME #1 EXPANDING EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIESFOCUS PRIORITIES KEY INDICATORS Protect State funding of the Baltimore City Public Schools & explore Funding new funding sources. Facilities Sponsor legislation assessing adequacy of school facilities.Great School Options Enhance autonomy & accountability for public charter schools. Highly Effective Expand opportunities to recruit & retain highly effective teachers. Teachers 4
  5. 5. STRATEGIC OUTCOME #2 CREATING SAFE & STABLE NEIGHBORHOODSFOCUS PRIORITIES KEY INDICATORS Support legislation targeted at violent offender possession of Crime & Safety handguns. Advocate on behalf of the Downtown Baltimore Family Alliance’sNeighborhood Stability 10 key areas of interest. Support enhancements to sustainable pubic transit options in the Mass Transit City. Enhanced Retail Support projects aimed at expanding community access to fresh Options food markets. 5
  6. 6. STRATEGIC OUTCOME #3 ENCOURAGING INNOVATIVE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTFOCUS PRIORITIES KEY INDICATORS Promote tax incentive programs that incentivize sustainable Development development of historic structures in Baltimore City. Technology Sector Support full funding for the INVEST Maryland program. Port Commerce Support legislation to enhance operations of the Port of Baltimore. Small Business Support efficient lending opportunities for small businesses. Support worker training & retraining programs for sustainable Skills Training wage careers. 6
  7. 7. STRATEGIC OUTCOME #4 BUILDING LEADERSHIP CAPACITYFOCUS PRIORITIES KEY INDICATORS Relationships Engage in 1-on-1 meetings with all State Senators. Legislative Skill Master legislative rules & procedures. Organize People Increase communication list from 1,450 to 3,500. Organize Money Fundraise an aggregate amount of $150,000 Policy Expertise Create & operate a Citizen Policy Committee (CPC). Social Media Restructure & enhance dynamic, practical website. 7
  8. 8. STRATEGIC OUTCOME #5 EXCEPTIONAL CONSTITUENT SERVICES FOCUS PRIORITIES KEY INDICATORS Casework Develop clear systems & processes for constit. workflows. Agency Relationships Meet all Dir. or Sec. of major City & State agencies. Engagement Create & operate Neighborhood Outreach Committee (NOC). Presence Attend at least 2 formal functions in all 39 neighborhoods. Office Space Open district & rotating satellite offices.Electronic Communications Develop system for bi-weekly legislative update emails. District Communications Publish semi-annual comprehensive update mailer. Video Communications Create system of weekly video updates of Session activity. 8
  9. 9. FERGUSON LEGISLATIVE REPORT CARD OUTCOME FOCUS PRIORITY EXCELLENT APPROACHING INEFFECTIVE Funding Expanding Facilities Educational School Options Opportunities Effective Teachers Crime & Safety Creating Safe & Neighborhood Stability Stable Mass Transit Neighborhoods Enhanced Retail Options Development Technology Sector EncouragingInnovative Economic Port Commerce Development Small Business Skills Training Relationships Legislative SkillBuilding Leadership Organize People Capacity Organize Money Policy Expertise Social Media Casework Agency Efficiency Engagement Exceptional PresenceConstituent Services Office Space Electronic Communications District Communications Video Communications 9
  10. 10. LEGISLATOR’S REPORT CARD: DRAFT PRESENTATION COMMENTS OR QUESTIONS TO: BILL@BILLFORSENATE.COMSTATE SENATOR-ELECT BILL FERGUSON, 46TH LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT 10

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