WHAT IS YOUR NAME?
WHAT IS YOUR CURRENT OCCUPATION?
You are reading: GUELPH VOTES: Meet Ray Ferraro, Ward 2 councillor candidate
WHAT WARD DO YOU CURRENTLY LIVE IN?
Born and raised in Guelph, resided in Ward 2 for 25 of the final 28 years, now residing in Ward 3.
HOW CAN PEOPLE GET IN TOUCH WITH YOU?
E mail: [email protected]
Web site: voterayferraro.ca
WHAT POSITION ARE YOU RUNNING FOR?
Ward 2 councillor.
WHAT IS YOUR PREVIOUS POLITICAL EXPERIENCE?
Guelph metropolis councillor: Ward 2 — 2003-2006
Provincial election candidate in 2018 Ontario Election
Appointed to the Ontario Well being Ministry (2009-2017)
Board of administrators — Ontario Ministry of Podiatrists & Chiropodists
WHY HAVE YOU DECIDED TO RUN?
I’m working to characterize all residents of Ward 2 and the town within the revamped full-time council necessities to take care of the present points going through our metropolis. I’ve the expertise, time and need to characterize residents on a full-time foundation.
HOW WILL YOU EMBRACE AND CHAMPION DIVERSITY IN THIS ROLE?
Probably the most essential aspect to attain constructive outcomes is for the partially new council to work collectively as a group with respect. The job description for councillors states that the voters elect representatives (councillors) to run the town with instructions to employees and report again to voters.
WHAT ARE YOUR TOP THREE ISSUES?
1. Hospital and health-care enlargement, together with psychological well being.
2- Controlling metropolis progress — reasonably priced housing.
3. Holding the road on metropolis actual property taxes.
All of those points would require funding from the provincial and federal governments.
IF ELECTED, WHAT DO YOU PLAN TO ACCOMPLISH IN YOUR FIRST 100 DAYS?
The primary 100 day accomplishments ought to encompass the brand new councillors being up to date on present tasks, the 2023 finances, assembly senior employees and attending to know councillors on a group stage. Additionally beginning a plan to petition the 2 different ranges of presidency for funding