Paolo Villa Municipal Election Candidate Profile
Name: Paolo Villa
Municipality: Carleton Place
Position Sought: Councillor
Currently Retired or Working (where?): Currently working as a local small business owner of a commercial painting company.
Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: N/A
Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): No answer
Top 3 issues facing your municipality and its residents that council has control or major influence over:
We need to attract more unique local businesses to CP.
The CP hockey arena is in need of upgrades, starting with accessibility.
Finally, one of my most important goals will be to strengthen the relationship with the hospital and the council.
Our CP has started to make some headway with the new Braumeister Brewing Company but, we need more! Being a small business owner, I know startups can be challenging. I propose giving significant tax breaks for startup companies in CP for the first three years. These tax breaks will not only attract unique business to CP, but it will also allow them to grow with our community. Our CP needs to build something today, for tomorrow.
I believe that Our CP had a plan in place to do some major renovations, which never happened. I will get to the bottom of this, and get a new plan in place to make this a priority. Our championship team needs a championship arena.
The hospital has been granted funding for a larger emergency room; however, they need to raise money for equipment. This task is extremely difficult, and without the help and support of our council it is nearly impossible.
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