Jessica Mcllroy

Age: 40
Occupation: Clean Energy and Sustainability Consultant
List any political party membership(s): None
Do you live in the city? Yes
For how long have you lived in the city? 12 Years
Incumbent: Years on council? n/a
Non-incumbents: List municipal committee and/or civic group experience City Parks and Environment Committee, Vice-Chair of the North Shore Women's Centre, Chair of the Queen Mary Elementary School PAC
What are your priorities if elected? -Working collaboratively to address housing availability and mobility options
- Developing a strategy for an equitable city
- Committing to climate action
Is the city managing growth appropriately? The City has followed the plans for growth designated in the OCP and the Metro Vancouver regional plans. North Van population growth is slower than other municipalities, people are shifting where they live, and what's important is inclusive engagement on planning, combined with the appropriate type and pace of growth.
Are you open to amalgamating with the District of North Vancouver? I'm open to looking into amalgamation if the citizens of the City request it. There are many other ways to improve planning and operational collaboration. 
Should the city facilitate affordable housing and if so, how? Yes. The development of more affordable housing requires advocating for support from the provincial and federal governments, and/or increasing community amenity arrangements with developers.
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