Joe Dowdall Municipal Election Candidate Profile
Name: Joe Dowdall
Position Sought: Councillor
Currently Retired or Working (where?): Yes, I am currently working full-time in the municipal construction field.
Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: N/A
Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Junior Chamber Of Commerce and Minor Hockey
Top 3 issues facing your municipality and its residents that council has control or major influence over: Proper asset management, Public road safety, Representation from young families on township council
Your solutions/approach to those 3 issues: A proactive approach to the asset management plan where consultations have taken place with subject matter experts to ensure projects are both fiscally responsible and to the benefit of residents and new development. I will push for traffic calming solutions in high traffic areas, as well as complete an assessment in the various residential areas where there is a need for increased signage for speed limits and “children at play”. Bring a fresh perspective/progressive idea to the township council that will encourage and continue to help the community grow and thrive.
Do you own (or have a stake in) or operate a commercial/industrial business in your municipality? (Including vacant development lands or rental units): Yes, I currently reside in Beckwith.