Keep Crystal Moving Forward

Re-Elect Jim Adams – Crystal Mayor

About Jim Adams

Jim Adams was elected Mayor of Crystal in 2012, and is seeking re-election for a second term in 2016. When he's not being Mayor, Jim is married, has three adult children, runs a remodeling construction business, and operates sober and transitional housing for about 30 men. In 2015 Jim retired from the West Metro Fire-Rescue district after 16 years as a firefighter.

  • Fiscal Responsibility: Jim's common sense approach to finances saved Crystal taxpayers almost $6,000,000 in unnecessary interest expense- and he's not done yet.
  • Government From a Citizen's Perspective: Under Mayor Adams, all citizens have a seat at the table, and all residents are treated with respect.
  • Customer Service: Jim has led the charge to make our city government more transparent, open and responsive, and has promoted an attitude of customer service throughout the city.
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  • Originally published in the SunPost To the Editor: As a longtime resident, I was looking to get involved in my community. In April, I joined my local DFL caucus. I volunteered to be on their candidate endorsement committee. We had a long list of candidates running for various offices to interview for possible support. This is where I had my first encounter with Crystal mayoral candidate ReNae Bowman. Bowman walked in and was extremely bold. I was taken aback by … read more

  • Originally published in the Sun Post To the Editor: As a longtime resident and volunteer in Crystal I have had the opportunity to work with both candidates for mayor in a variety of capacities, and this year I am supporting Jim Adams for Mayor of Crystal. In past elections, I have supported the other candidate, even circulating a letter to my Brownwood neighbors on her behalf. I believed that there would be a fair and equal treatment of all residents. … read more