Aylmer candidates respond to questions

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

All candidates for Aylmer mayor, deputy mayor and councillors were submitted the same six questions by the Aylmer Express. The unedited responses can be seen by clicking the link after each question.

 

1. What, if any, changes would you make at East Elgin Community Complex to reduce the operating deficit?
Click here to see the candidates’ responses.

 2. If police wages, salaries and benefits make up the overwhelming percentage of the police budget, should anything be done to reduce staffing or pay?
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3. Aylmer is a large (approximately 20 percent) shareholder of ERTH Corp (Erie Thames Powerlines). Will you undertake to release more financial information, including pay and benefits for directors and executives, for this publicly-owned enterprise?
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4. Are property standards in Aylmer enforced to an acceptable level?
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The following two questions are submitted by Susan Graves who wasn’t able to ask the questions at the all-candidates meeting:

5. What can you do to cut all of the red tape that is forcing would-be developers to give up or go elsewhere?
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6. Recently, quite a few couples aged 55-70 have moved or are in the process of moving to either St. Thomas or Tillsonburg in order to find homes in a condo community. What can you do to offer similar accommodation here so we don’t lose our younger retirees?
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