Miranda Sweet

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Incumbent

Background

Miranda Sweet earned her BE.d in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies from Northern Arizona University in 1998; she also spent several years working in the Flagstaff Unified School District [1, 4]. Sweet is the owner of Rainbow’s End, a women’s clothing boutique in Flagstaff. She was elected to the Flagstaff City Council in November 2020 and became Vice Mayor in 2022 [1, 6]. She has been a Board Member of the Flagstaff Leadership Program for the past eight years and served on the FLP Board of Directors for six years [1, 3]. She held several roles in Puente De Hozho, including PTO President and the co-founder of the PDH Running Club. She worked at the Flagstaff Birth, Breastfeeding and Women’s Center as a Community Outreach Director and currently serves as a co-founder and member of the Board of Directors for the Arizona Women’s Film Festival [1, 3]. 


Sweet has continued to be involved in the Flagstaff Downtown Business Alliance, the Airport Commission, and Local First Arizona through volunteering efforts [1, 3]. She is also a leader in the Boy Scouts of America – young women were in the troop [6].

Key Issues

Environment

Sweet wants to lead Flagstaff to become carbon-neutral by 2030, which is a goal outlined in the City Council’s Climate Action and Adaptation Plan. She believes that communities need incentives to increase options in households and agrees with the tiered water fee system for residential customers [5].

Housing

Sweet supports Flagstaff’s High Occupancy Housing Plan, which can help guide developments for new housing. She wants to contribute to efforts to construct HOH buildings in the right places, built to the right scale, and with the right features [5]. 

Endorsements

Arizona List [3]

Sources

1 City of Flagstaff
2 Official Website
3 Arizona List
4 Linkedin
5 Friends of Flagstaff’s Future
6 Arizona Daily Sun