Dawn Quinn Municipal Election Candidate Profile
Name: Dawn Quinn
Municipality: Smiths Falls
Position Sought: Councillor
Currently Retired or Working (where?): Working part time, town councilor
Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: I am finishing my fourth term on council.
Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Smiths Falls Home & Living Expo, Urban Jungle, Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario, Christmas Stockings for Seniors that are alone, and fundraising for animal rescues.
Top 3 issues facing your municipality and its residents that council has control or major influence over: Do not raise taxes, replace Centennial Bridge, encourage more growth
Your solutions/approach to those 3 issues:
Taxes: work with staff to control cost, spend money wisely, question why and offer possible solutions.
Replace Centennial Bridge set aside some tax dollars and create fundraising ideas to make this a priority issue.
With growth comes more tax dollars to work with, more industry and tourism creating jobs. Exuding a positive attitude making the town stronger and noticed, making Smiths Falls a destination to play, shop, live and grow.
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 do run a business and own property.