- He is up on all the issues and the process of council
- He sees the city staff as informed professionals
- He does not have political ambitions beyond council
- He has a vision of this city that is about making it a better place
- He thinks about issues and likes to listen to what people have to say
- He has the time in his life to do the job and is under no illusions about what it involves
That is just some of the reasons I will be backing him. You can get a better idea about him and his thoughts at his blog.