There are two central issues in the upcoming election; financial management and decision-making city-wide, and parity of investment between the city's two wards.
We need to make rational decisions about how we spend taxpayers' money, and we need to consciously create a balance between the city's two wards that more fairly distributes investment in road maintenance, services and public safety.
I am asking for your support to improve our community and I want to hear your ideas and perspectives.
Municipal debt has doubled in the past three years from $50M to $97M and our overall liabilities has grown from $102M to $184M.
25% of the debt increase was unplanned and unnecessary.
There is an imbalance in infrastructure investment across the city as a whole.
I will work to improve financial management and decision making.
It is a time of renewal with a number of incumbents moving on after serving lengthy terms on council.
I think it is important to live in the ward you represent and I would be privileged to serve as your Councillor in Ward 2 (Thurlow) and would work tirelessly on your behalf.
Your priorities will form the priorities for Ward 2.