As a lifelong resident of Cornwall who is very passionate about this City, I would truly like the opportunity to represent the residents for 4 years on council.
I ‘am a real, honest, confident, and humble person, not a politician. As such I will not be running a very elaborate campaign. With so many in our community having severe financial hardships, wasting money on tons of signs, flyers and fancy gatherings just doesn’t feel right.
If elected to city council, I promise to work tirelessly to represent the varying needs of our diverse citizens at the council table, work collaboratively with the next elected mayor, and my fellow council members. Over the next comings weeks, I will speak with as many people as possible and listen to their needs and concerns. The biggest asset I bring to the council table is my ability check my ego at the door, I don’t have to be right, but WE need to get this right!
The major problems facing Cornwall are well known and cannot be fixed overnight, we need more affordable housing stock and a real strategy to help individuals in our community, who are dealing with serious challenges, such as poverty, food insecurity, mental health issues, and addiction issues. The focus needs to be on providing a helping hand and not simply a handout, we need to address the cause and hopefully help more people live their best lives.
Cornwall, you have so many choices to make. Please make the choice to vote and help shape the council that will represent you for the next 4 years. I will be casting my votes for a couple council veterans and a few fresh new faces who I know will do great things if we give them a chance.
Since actions speak much louder than words and I want to see everyone on this community live their best life. If elected I will donate $10,000 of the salary yearly to a couple of amazing local not for profit groups who feed thousands of hungry people and one that does Big things for some very deserving kids in Cornwall.
I have never been prouder of our city we have so many amazing people in our community who work selflessly to help out others. We are becoming more diverse, but we need to fully embrace that and not discourage new neighbors. I don’t care where you came from or what brought you to our great city, but you are welcomed, loved and appreciated here by me and so many others in the community. We are far from perfect, there is so much more work to be done. We can only truly get better with actions not just words, I ask that one of those positive actions be casting your ballot on Oct 24, 2022, for me.