Candidate: Jennifer Frensley Webb
Metro Council District 10
Occupation: “General contractor – Bull Enterprises LLC”
Previous candidacy/offices held: “None”
Community experience: “In my automotive career, I was a strong community advocate of sponsorships and car giveaways . We gave a car away to a graduating senior every year. I was involved i n Goodlettsville LIttle League Baseball when my sons were growing up.”
What will be your top three priorities on the Council?
“1. Homelessness/Affordable Housing
2. Providing resources to the Nashville Fire Department and Police Department
3. Communication with residents in the community I will be serving and listen to their needs and concerns”
What is the biggest issue facing your district? How would you approach it?
“Growth – have community meetings with the residents and see what they want and find a positive solution to try to make decisions to have a positive impact on their daily lives.”
Much of the city’s developmental focus, like plans for a new East Bank, have focused on downtown. What’s your vision for downtown?
“With the amount of growth, infrastructure and safety has to be top priorities.”
Did you or would you have voted to approve the new Titans stadium financing legislation?
“I do not know the details so at this time , I will stay neutral.”
Does Metro need more police officers beyond the unfilled positions?
“We need to get the unfilled positions filled and then we will access the situation.”
What do you think of the current framework passed by the council around LPR (license plate readers) usage? Do you think Metro should allow facial recognition technology to be used downtown?
“I do not know enough to make a comment.”
Do you think a property tax rate adjustment will be needed in the next 4 years? Why or why not?
“I would hope not with the excess of income coming with our growth.”
Do you view your role in the Council as leading your district on issues or simply reflecting the views of the district’s residents?
“Both , my role would be that of representing my District 10 residents while also focusing on what benefits Nashville.”
How do you view the relationship of the city and Council to the General Assembly in the face of adverse legislation from the state?
“I think all decisions should be made on what reflects the best quality of life for the people of Nashville and the district you represent.”
The city is experiencing an affordability crisis. What is the council’s role in creating more housing for buyers and renters in Nashville?
“Affordable housing should be part of each development plan.”
What improvements do you think WeGo should make during the next four years? Would you back creation of a dedicated funding source?
“I would have to study this situation in more detail.”
Second-quarter campaign finance disclosure
Cash on hand: $12,069
Link to full disclosure here
Pre-General campaign finance disclosure
Did not file