Bob Mingie Municipal Election Candidate Profile
Name: Bob Mingie
Municipality: Lanark Highlands
Position Sought: Deputy Mayor
Currently Retired or Working (where?): Retired
Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: Township of Lanark Highlands Ward 4 Councillor 2010-2014
Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Freedom Ride (Animal Rescue), Kanata Food Cupboard
Top 3 issues facing your municipality and its residents that council has control or major influence over: Lanark & District Civitan Club, Lanark & District Chapter of the OWA, Lanark County Tourism Association, Ontario Highlands Tourism Association
Your solutions/approach to those 3 issues:
Beyond the obvious (roads, fire service, water quality), we must:
- Get Council doing Council’s job and Staff doing Staff’s job.
- Find a capable Chief Administrative Officer.
- Establish a community engagement process to assist in setting the Township’s agenda and priorities.
- Begin a Lanark Highlands strategic planning process (with active Community involvement).
Do you own (or have a stake in) or operate a commercial/industrial business in your municipality? (Including vacant development lands or rental units): We own property.