First term Councillor Arie Hoogenboom has announced his intention to run for Mayor of Rideau Lakes Township.
Elected in the ward of South Elmsley in 2014, Hoogenboom has extensive background in local government having spent over 30 years as a senior municipal manager prior to taking early retirement. Married with 4 adult children and 9 grandchildren he balances home life with Rideau Lakes Township Council duties and a part time municipal consulting business.
“I feel my work and volunteer experience makes me ideally suited to lead Rideau Lakes Township. I have the necessary passion and energy to take on this increased leadership role” said Hoogenboom.
His priorities for the next Council will be to promote cost effective local government and ensure the Township continues to be an excellent place to live, work, and play. Citizens will see continuous improvement, transparency in government, and a team approach with Council and Staff.
“It is my intent to campaign door to door across the entire Township to receive feedback and pass along my vision for our Township” said Hoogenboom.
A campaign team of volunteers is being assembled. Hoogenboom may be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone: 613-323-0901 (cell)