Janet Davis, the long-time councillor for Beaches-East York, won’t search re-election this fall, she introduced Wednesday.
Davis has represented Ward 31 for 15 years, and is well-regarded as city council’s youngster care advocate.
“It has been an unimaginable honour to characterize this excellent east finish group,” Davis instructed reporters outdoors the East York Civic Centre.
Davis says she deliberated for a while earlier than opting towards working again, however determined she wished to spend extra time with household.
“You are going to get me again,” she mentioned, wanting again at relations.
Davis is throwing her assist behind Diane Dyson, who is about to run in the redrawn Ward 35 in October’s municipal election. Davis known as Dyson “exceptionally certified.”
Davis vowed to maintain contributing to the city in some method, particularly, she mentioned, given the Ontario PC get together’s majority win in the latest provincial election (she had thrown her assist behind the NDP).
“I could discover myself circling again to my roots of advocacy and organizing,” she mentioned.
Davis is one in all a number of present councillors not working this fall. Candidates have till July 27 to enroll to run in this yr’s municipal election, which takes place on Monday, Oct. 22.