Ron Polly

Age: 60
 
Occupation: Self Employed 
 
List any political party membership(s): None Fully Independent
 
Do you live in the city? Yes
 
For how long have you lived in the city? 38 years
 
Non-incumbents: List municipal committee and/or civic group experience Parks and Environmental Committee
Coach House Committee 
Mayor and Council Remuneration Committee
Mosquito Creek Stewardship Society 
Various animal rescue groups
Early public input committee 
What are your priorities if elected? Tax freeze 
Park for Lower Lonsdale East 1st
Partner with NVSD44 and Province to fund new school/theatre on West 3rd
More open and welcome government 
 
Is the city managing growth appropriately? No 
Proof is in the pudding 
Congestion 
Schools overcrowding 
Hospital burdened
Residents burdened with costs of infrastructure and amenities that developers did not pay
Lack of coordination on North Shore growth between all 3 municipalities
Selling density for 10 cents on the dollar 
Developer funded traffic studies that mislead public 
 
Are you open to amalgamating with the District of North Vancouver? The Silo Mentality has to end
All 3 have to start working together to keep costs down and living standards up 
 
Should the city facilitate affordable housing and if so, how? Yes
Work with residents on owner co-op housing
Residents first in new projects
Secure older rental stock
Discourage rentals that sit empty due to overpriced 
 
Twitter handle: @RonPolly
 
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