Karen Jennings Municipal Election Candidate Profile
Name: Karen Jennings (Francis)
Municipality: Montague Township
Position Sought: Councillor
Currently Retired or Working (where?): I currently work in municipal government (27 years).
Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: I ran in 2014 for the first time & lost by 14 votes.
Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): I volunteer as treasurer for the Montague & District Senior Citizen Forget Me Not Club.
Top 3 issues facing your municipality and its residents that council has control or major influence over:
1. Affordable taxes
2. Affordable service agreements with neighbouring municipality
3. Increased tax base
Your solutions/approach to those 3 issues:
1. Use my financial background to assist in the financial stability of the municipality
2. Push for a water/wastewater agreement that is fair and affordable to both parties; review the airport agreement to review options that is fair for all parties
3. Utilize the municipal website to promote the municipality and advertise available properties for development.
Do you own (or have a stake in) or operate a commercial/industrial business in your municipality? (Including vacant development lands or rental units): I own and reside in the municipality for which I am seeking election.