Roslyn frequently visits with residents of Madison Heights. Whether on one of her bike rides or meeting people at various events, Roslyn is always open to hear from those that work in, play in, or call Madison Heights their home. LISTENING to those she represents is valuable to the success of our city, and she welcomes to hear EVERYONE's opinion, idea or perspective.
Mayor Grafstein does the necessary investigation and research to understand the complexities of the issues before her. Roslyn considers the residents' concerns as part of the totality of the circumstances in her decision-making process.
As a Chartered Financial Analyst, Mayor Grafstein understands the numbers and will ensure to strengthen the value of our city investments, promote successful business and continue to improve the quality of life of Madison Heights' residents.
Mayor Grafstein has been dedicated to promoting public safety and improved services to the Madison Heights community. In her time in office, she has pushed for increased staffing within our police and fire departments, as well as promoting the re-establishment of a proactive Crime Commission.
Prior to being in office, Roslyn was a proponent for parks, walkability, pollinating plants, school gardens, recycling, and natural and organic remedies. Once elected, Roslyn was able to help re-establish the Environmental Citizens Committee and obtain "Tree City USA" recognition from the Arbor Day Foundation for it's canopy restoration efforts.
Quality of life for all, including young and old, is a subject that fits into many other ideas that Mayor Grafstein pursues within the city. Sustainable housing and improvements are continuous considerations of Roslyn's when addressing our budget, accessibility, businesses, environment and labor force.
Roslyn has found over $100,000 in new grants and sponsorships for Madison Heights programs and installations. In addition, Roslyn is an avid bike rider that understands the importance of walkabilitiy and access for all within the city.
Mayor Grafstein dedicates much of her time visiting local businesses and discussing with owners and employees all aspects of their time and investments. Her open-door policy and communication abilities allow her to stay focused on leadership that allows businesses to thrive and residents to find local employment.
Mayor Grafstein understands the residents and businesses within Madison Heights are what brings the city to life. She encourages community engagement and hopes to bring neighbors together to reach greater goals.
Mayor Grafstein is experienced in establishing policies that benefit the improvement of ALL within the community, businesses, safety and environment. She knows the value of research and data, and considers multiple angles are reviewed to maintain smart decision-making.