"I was pleased to work with students from throughout the community to champion recycling, composting, and sustainability practices.  We need to continue to pursue environmentally responsible policies."

 

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"The Benson Business District is experiencing a renaissance of new investment, new jobs, and new energy. It's become a destination for young professionals and Pete has played a major role in all of it."

-John Larkin

Jake's Cigars and Spirits

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"Pete was a force in completing the first public investment in the Florence Business District in over 30 years. Without his leadership, a great project for neighborhood business development simply would not have happened."

-Mele Mason

North Omaha Commercial Club

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"Cass Street from 72nd to 84th Streets was in bad shape and suffered from numerous potholes. Pete helped prioritize this important stretch of road and has helped complete many other street projects in his district."

-Lisa Jones

Peony Park Neighborhood Association

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"The Dundee Business District renovation project has become a model for community development in historic neighborhoods throughout the city. Pete led every step of the way including raising over $2 million in private funds to get it done."

-Molly Romero

Dundee-Memorial Park
Neighborhood Association

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"I was honored to work with veterans to renovate and expand our Memorial Park monuments. When government and philanthropy work together we can accomplish great things."

Memorial Park Monument Renovation Project

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"Pete voted to cut property taxes, voted against the restaurant tax, and pressed for major pension reform. We've appreciated his positions on behalf of taxpayers like us."

-Bryan and Jan Zimmer

Homeowners

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"The area around 102nd and Blondo was devastated by Pine Wilt disease. Pete helped us work with the city to remove dead pine trees and re-plant for the future."

-The Goaley Family

Long-time Residents

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Dear Friends,

I've enjoyed serving on the Omaha City Council and am proud of our many accomplishments together.  I am also proud to have served as City Council President and that I've kept my focus on the priorities we identified when first elected.

I've prioritized public safety, deterred property crime and funded the police athletic league for at-risk kids.  I cut property taxes, voted against the restaurant tax and pushed for major pension reform.  I renovated the Benson, Dundee and Florence Business Districts.  And I've been a champion for increased street resurfacing, alternative transit, safe and affordable housing, recycling and sustainability, and diversity and inclusion.

I could not have achieved these milestones without your support and without the support of many business, philanthropic, and neighborhood leaders.

I hope you will remain active in our campaign for re-election so we can keep our city moving forward.

Pete Festersen