Gene Richardson Municipal Election Candidate Profile
Name: Gene Richardson
Municipality: Tay Valley Township
Position sought: Bathurst Ward Councillor
Are you currently retired or working (what industry): Work at The Common well Mutual Insurance Group as a Loss Prevention Specialist.
Former elected positions/terms if applicable: First time running
Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Drummond North Elmsley Tay Valley Fire Rescue -24 yrs, Perth & District Agriculture Society-Past President, Perth & District Santa Claus Parade Committee, Co Chair 2016 All Ontario Vehicle Rescue Challenge, Ontario Mutual Loss Prevention League, past Chairman, Ontario Association Of Fire Chiefs(OAFC) Rural Suburban committee – former member
Please list the top three issues facing your municipality and its residents that you would like to tackle in the upcoming council term: I do not see listing just three top issues All issues brought forward should be considered the same priority. If it is a concern to the residents it is important to me.
Your solutions/approach to those three issues: I do However realize I am one voice of Eight and see value working as a team with fellow Councilors and with the input of staff to resolve all issue in the Best Interest of the residents of the township and the community as a whole
Do you own property or operate a business in the community you are seeking election in? Own a residence in Chaplin Heights Subdivision in Glen Tay or as I like to refer to it the GTA (Glen Tay Area).