Niki Dwyer Municipal Election Candidate Profile
Name: Niki Dwyer
Municipality: Smiths Falls
Position Sought: Councillor
Currently Retired or Working (where?): Working – professional urban planner
Former Elected Positions/Terms if applicable: N/A
Community volunteer experience (service clubs, local committees, fundraising, etc): Volunteer at large. No direct association to a particular group, but never afraid to lend a hand when needed.
Top 3 issues facing your municipality and its residents that council has control or major influence over: Quality development and housing, better parks and informed decision making.
Your solutions/approach to those 3 issues:
Quality development and housing: Using my professional experience, I will work to guide development so that it maximizes community benefit, while keeping Smiths Falls an attractive place to invest.
Parks: They also contribute to the well being of our residents, especially our youth, children and grandchildren. I will work to develop a four-year investment and partnership plan to improve and upgrade existing parks and public spaces.
Informed decision making: I will do my research, ask the critical questions, and put the communities collective interests above all else.
Do you own (or have a stake in) or operate a commercial/industrial business in your municipality? (Including vacant development lands or rental units): Yes, I own multiple properties in town.