Michael C. Mauch

Key Facts

Party Independent
Status Challenger

Background

Michael Mauch opened a business at the age of 19 to remodel kitchens and bathrooms. He and his wife currently co-own a restaurant and retail store [2]. Mauch has volunteered with the Atlantic Avenue Association and is now its vice president. He is also the treasurer of the Virginia Beach Restaurant Association and a member of the Resort Advisory Commission. Mauch has worked in the tourism industry, first at souvenir shops before opening an ice cream store. Mauch has chaired a committee to make the resort more eco-friendly, among other efforts [3].

Key Issues

Community

Mauch wants to preserve the agricultural community in Virginia Beach. Mauch prioritizes preservation of communities and the makeup of our communities. He supports the Green Line and preservation of the Agricultural Reserve Program [2]. Mauch wants to monitor the Agricultural Reserve Program and ensure the money appropriated is the appropriate amount of money [3].

Infrastructure

Mauch prioritizes flood mitigation projects. He wants to combat flooding issues not currently being addressed by looking at new and innovative flood mitigation ideas and suggestions [2]. Mauch supports continued beach replenishment in Sandbridge and the extension of Nimmo Parkway to the residential resort community [3]. Mauch supports the expansion of installation of floodlights and surveillance cameras along the Oceanfront in order to improve public safety [5].

Public Safety

Mauch plans to focus on creative ways to help retain public safety personnel as well as ways to incentivize and attract new First Responders to Virginia Beach [2].

Economy

Mauch wants to attract companies to provide jobs to bring Virginia Beach children back to Virginia Beach after graduation. He also hopes to expand existing programs and establish new programs to teach hands-on skills to provide a prosperous career in the trades [2]. Mauch wants to keep taxes low and provide more resources for the elderly [4].

Endorsements

No endorsements could be found.

Sources

1 VPAP 
2 Michael Mauch for Virginia Beach City Council 
3 The Princess Anne Independent
4 Facebook  
5 13NewsNow 
6 The Virginian-Pilot