At just under five square miles, and with a diverse population of around 53,000, the City of North Vancouver is a compact community. And, our community is in the midst of change. One that is bringing a renewed vibrancy to many parts of the city – from increased housing choices, to expanded green spaces and walkways, to family-oriented gathering spots, and wonderful recreational opportunities.
However, no matter how positive, change can present some challenges. We need strong Council leadership to guide us through this age of renewal and to ensure that we effectively manage challenges that arise along the way. Working to reduce traffic and congestion. Managing density, while providing housing options for all life stages. Working with business owners to maintain a prosperous business community. I feel that the role of Councillor is to represent the diversity of our community, to be the liaison with our citizens, community groups, and other levels of government.
During my last four years on Council, we have made some important decisions that will carry us through for generations. But our work isn’t done. With your support, I will continue to build on that momentum, incorporate your thoughts and ideas, and bring my business-minded and common-sense approach to work for our community.
Here are some examples of our achievements during my last term: