Bryan Soller

Key Facts

Party Nonpartisan
Status Incumbent

Background

Bryan Soller graduated from Northern Arizona University with a Masters in Educational Leadership. He has served with the Mesa Police Department since 1995 [1]. He is the president of the Arizona State Fraternal Order of Police [2]. Soller has served as the operation lieutenant in charge of all law enforcement operations at the Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport. Soller is involved with the National Rifle Association, the Arizona Fallen Officer Memorial Board, and the Arizona Regional Community Policing Institute. He also participated in organizations such as City of Mesa Homeless Initiative, Community Spirit, Fuel of Dreams, Special Olympics, and 100 Club of Arizona [5].

Key Issues

Economy

Soller wants to institute pre-planned economic growth [4]. He wants to evaluate the impact of growth on natural resources, especially water, environmental and traffic flow impact on the community. Soller plans to work with city management and citizens to place growth projects in the proper locations with calculated contracts [5]. He also wants to encourage small business development by subsidizing entrepreneurship [1].

Community

Soller wants to protect the city’s equine community. He says that he would protect horse property, trials, and open spaces. He plans to work closely with city management, Apache Junction’s horse community, Arizona Bureau of Land Management, Arizona State Land Department, and the State Legislature to protect against incorporation on the city’s lands [5].

Public Safety

Soller wishes to prioritize strong public safety. He says he wants to help the city manager and police chief to improve the training of the police department [5].

Budget

If budget cuts become necessary during his term, Soller has said that he would preserve Public Safety, Public Works, Municipal Court, Parks & Recreation, City Clerk, Finance, Development Service, Library, Mayor, City Council, City Manager, City Attorney & Senior Services. If necessary, he plans to advocate for making budget cuts in programs and departments that currently affect the least amount of citizens [5].

Endorsements

No endorsements could be found.

Sources

1 Bryan Soller

2 LinkedIn

3 Daily Independent

4 Daily Independent

5 On Your Ballot