Positing Running For: Ward 3 Councillor
I am running for Midland Town Council because…
I am running for 2014 Midland Council to work cooperatively and constructively with fellow Councillors to make Midland once again the economic hub of North Simcoe. I’ll use the skills I developed, building an internationally recognized business to help bring Midland jobs, opportunities, prosperity; a community where our children and grandchildren have a choice to live work and play.
My vision for Midland is…
My vision for Midland is a community with fair taxes, jobs, and a sound economy; a vibrant, prosperous and generous community, a community that our children and grandchildren will be proud and able to call home.
I will accomplish this vision by focusing on the following three things…
To accomplish this vision I will:
Make Midland a tax and policy friendly town that is accountable and competitive in delivering services.
Invest in Midland’s growth by actively supporting the Economic Development Corporation as it aggressively markets Midland to the world.
Recruit talented citizen advisors that work with Council and our neighbours to find innovative ways to deliver community services while being diligent in where & how we spend.
Describe your top three accomplishments that make you a good candidate for Council. For current or previous members of council, please focus on your top three in that role.
I, with two partners started and built, a nationally recognized company with locations in 5 Countries and worldwide sales. We developed and manufactured technologies that significantly advanced the science of fish and wildlife monitoring globally.
Throughout all of this I married the love of my life, raised a son of whom I am very proud, and spend time doting on my grandson. Family time and a strong sense of community matter to me.
Investing time, effort, expertise and resources attending and influencing outcomes at most regular & ad hoc meetings of Council over the last 4 years to get midland back to work, to fully maximize her gifts/potential and to reengage residents in a dialogue where Midland matters, residents voices matter and getting involved matters.
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