election

Thank You for the Incredible Show of Support!

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The election is behind us and it’s time to move our great city forward!

It’s a privilege to serve as Ward 25’s City Councillor, and I’m overwhelmed and honoured to have received 83% of the vote.

I will continue to represent Ward 25 – Don Valley West with a strong, passionate voice and a focus on customer service excellence.

After months of knocking on doors, I know that transit, congestion, pedestrian safety and gridlock are key priorities. You see it in each and every neighbourhood across the Ward.

Crowded trains, construction-related delays, traffic infiltration into neighbourhoods – it takes far too long to get around. Transit and traffic congestion are front and centre on my agenda, and I’ll be working closely with our new administration to move forward as quickly as possible.

The new term is officially underway on December 1and City Council’s first meeting is scheduled for December 2.

Thank you again for the incredible show of support!

Special Council Meeting — Filling Vacancy in Ward 3

On August 26, there was a special City Council meeting to decide how to fill the vacancy in Ward 3. The Council seat was vacated following the election of Doug Holyday as MPP for Etobicoke Lakeshore in a byelection.

After considering item CC38.1, Council decided to fill the vacancy by appointing a new councillor by a vote of 22-11. The new Ward 3 councillor will be selected at a special Council meeting October 10 and serve the remainder of the term of office that ends on November 30, 2014.

Nominations are now open. Anyone interested in putting their name forward for the appointment must file an application by noon on Thursday, September 26, 2013 at the City Clerk’s Office, 100 Queen St. W., 2nd Floor.

To be considered, interested individuals must complete a Declaration of Qualification and Consent of Nominee form, which will be given out at an information session on Wednesday, September 25 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Etobicoke Civic Centre, 399 The West Mall. They must also present identification with a City of Toronto address.

To be eligible for appointment to this office a person must be:

  • a Canadian citizen
  • at least 18 years of age
  • a resident of the City of Toronto, or own or rent property in the City of Toronto (or be the spouse of the owner or renter)
  • not legally prohibited from voting, or from holding municipal office.

For further information, contact Election Services at 416-338-1111 or visit http://www.toronto.ca/elections.