Meet your Mississauga Ward 11 councillor candidate: George Carlson


    For the previous 18 years, I’ve been proud to symbolize the individuals of Ward 11. Throughout my complete public profession of almost 30 years, I’ve all the time centered on wonderful service, selling our neighborhood and its volunteers, and offering the companies we want and may afford.

    Each tax greenback is vital and I work exhausting to assist long-term planning and investing in our individuals and companies strategically. It’s not an accident that our native taxes are significantly decrease than the common for the GTA.

    As we transfer forward into the brand new time period, I’m persevering with to deal with making a metropolis for the longer term, which can be protected, reasonably priced and inexperienced.

    As your Councillor, I’ve saved you knowledgeable and concerned within the municipal problems with our day. That’s why I distribute common newsletters and updates, arrange neighborhood conferences and use social media to maintain you recent and concerned.

    Because the Chair of each the Heritage Advisory and Planning Committees, I try to guard and improve our heritage properties, whereas working exhausting to encourage good improvement, with excessive requirements for design and compatibility. I don’t hesitate to oppose overdevelopment and greed after I cope with the event trade.

    Regionally, I’m concerned in lots of attention-grabbing initiatives and new initiatives, akin to the brand new $1 bus fare for seniors in off-peak hours, putting in a brand new set of sign lights at Ontario Avenue and Queen Avenue South (safer for vehicles and the seniors who reside close by), supporting a number of new Neighbourhood Watch applications, the Bread & Honey Pageant, and supporting fabulous applications just like the Mississauga Meals Financial institution, volunteer tree planting, litter cleanup days, and Habitat for Humanity, simply to call just a few.

    I’m a lifetime native resident, a full-time councillor, and the daddy of two sons, who each reside in the neighborhood.



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