As a Councilmember and Mayor I’ve worked to deliver REAL results to Foster CIty residents. My goal is to continue this important work. 

Richa Awasthi
  • Offered over $500,000 in grants and support to small businesses
    during the pandemic.
  • Adopted the Foster City’s first minimum wage ordinance.
  • Generated a general fund surplus in last four fiscal years, identifying
    new revenue sources to address the projected structural deficit.
  • Kept levee improvements project on track and on budget, securing
    approx. $1M federal grant alleviating taxpayer burden while addressing sea-level rise.
  • Prioritized our waterways with a dredging plan to clean sedimentation and other contaminants.
  • Invested in the community’s recreation center rebuild, approving
    a budget of $55M.
  • Approved automated license plate readers, resulting in a 50% drop in reported vehicle thefts from 2020-2022.
  • Implemented a no left turn pilot on E. Hillside Blvd. & installed permanent, dynamic signage, winning APWA Silicon Valley’s 2022
    Award Program.
  • Recruited key leadership positions including new City Attorney, Parks and Recreation Director, and City Manager.