Lanark Highlands mayor candidate – Bob Mingie

Bob Mingie
Bob Mingie
Posted on: October 5, 2018

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.