Walter Benotto

I have been a resident of the town of Shelburne for the last twenty four years. Before that I grew up in Melanchthon Township, went to school at a one room school, then Centennial Hylands and finally graduated from Centre Dufferin District High School. I then went to work in construction for ten years until I had a work related accident. I then retrained as an electronic technologist at Sheridan College. I have been a past Vice Chair of the Parents Council of both Hyland Heights, and Centre Dufferin District High School. I have coached minor hockey, soccer, and lacrosse. I have been an executive member of Shelburne Minor Hockey and served as President. I was on the Shelburne Minor Soccer executive, and was the Referee in Chief for lacrosse. I was a member of Shelburne Rotary Club and was their secretary for six years. My wife Anna and I have two boys Michael, and Daniel.
I have been a councillor for 19 years
So what have I as your representative been doing? I currently sit on the following committees:
1. Fire Board
2. Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority
3. Accessibility
4. Economic Development Committee
5. POA committee
6. Dufferin County Accessibility Committee
7. For three years on the Centre Dufferin Recreation Centre.
And I have sat on the following
1. Budget committee
2. Festival Committee
3. Library Committee
4. Heritage Committee
What would I like to do if elected.
1. See more events in Fiddle Park and Hire a person to make that happen paid by the evwnts they bring in.
2. We eed to look at infrastructure needs. Examples new police station if needed, a Fire hall, water storage etc.
3 Control growth in the town.
4 Accessibility with all our seniors and people with accessibility is still a big need.
5. A truck bypass is require for this town.
6. More activities for seniors and young people in the parks that are not necessarly structured.

Phone: (519) 925-3983

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