OUR NEIGHBOR, SERVING US
Helen Moise has lived in our community for nearly 40 years and has been a constant force fighting to improve our quality of life. As our city council member, Helen is delivering results on the issues we care about.
COVID-19 has impacted our entire community, but our small businesses and many families have been hurt more than others. Helen has worked to connect Cares Act funds to those who need it most, and our small businesses can weather this storm. She is working to reopen local businesses and bring our jobs back safely.
STRENGTHEN OUR NEIGHBORHOODS
Helen and her husband raised their family here and believe our best asset in North Arlington are our many tree-lined neighborhoods where our families are raised and where our children attend our schools. We are one of the best places to live in North Texas.
Over time our North Arlington communities voted yes to three stadiums and an Entertainment District with assurance that our neighborhoods would not be affected. But we saw short term rentals overtake many of our small pocket neighborhoods north of the stadiums. In April of 2019, Helen helped draft, and the Arlington City Council passed an Ordinance expanding language in the UDC allowing short-term rentals within a 2-mile radius of the stadiums known as the Entertainment District and all commercially zoned areas of the city or about 40% of the city. Homeowners in North Arlington have their neighborhoods back, and the area around the stadiums is seeing new investment.
Helen’s opponent bought a North Arlington home 3 years ago and is a short-term rental owner, a Super Host for Airb&b, and has an active lawsuit against the city to overturn the ordinance.
KEEP TAXES LOW
Helen worked for almost 40 years as an asset and operations manager for such companies as TIAA-CREF and Baylor Scott and White and brings this experience to our city operations. COVID-19 has hurt local businesses and families. Helen is working to bring business and better jobs to Arlington to strengthen our economy. Helen understands that one way to keep taxes low for families is to bring commercial development and companies to Arlington because they do not enjoy the wide array of tax exemptions our single-family homeowners enjoy. In her role on the Finance Committee and her experience in operations and finance, she has helped balance the City of Arlington maintain a balanced budget during COVID, so we have not had to furlough any employees. We were able to maintain our 2021 budget with a slight decrease while we continue to bring the city back to work.
Arlington Police Association
Arlington Board of Realtors
Young Men of Arlington
North Texas Homebuilders
Education and Professional Organizations:
Bachelor of Business Administration, University of Texas Austin, 1980
Master of Science, Finance and Real Estate, University of Texas Arlington, 2000
Licensed Texas Real Estate Broker for 40 years
Member, Arlington Board of Realtors
Certified Commercial Investment Manager, CCIM since 1993
Certified Property Manager since 1984, Institute of Real Estate Management, 18,000 members worldwide. Served on National Committees and as President of Dallas IREM Chapter with 650 members locally; received Legacy Award in 2015 for 30 years of work bringing women into commercial real estate as a career.
Recent City of Arlington Boards and Commissions
Served for 7 years on Zoning Board of Adjustment
Served on Planning and Zoning Commission, Chairing Planning and Zoning until elected in 2018
Finance Committee Member
Community and Neighborhood Development, Chair
Arlington Visitor and Convention Bureau, Board of Directors