"I come from proud a family that has been involved with public service for as long as I can remember. I continue working for you by helping to put Oshawa first. We need to create more living wage jobs, improve our city and region, ensure public safety, and control costs - especially reducing our taxes a top priority. With over a decade of government experience representing you as your Councillor, I know what it takes to find solutions, navigate the complicated governmental beaurocracy, cut red tape, and get things done." TITO-DANTE MARIMPIETRI
Oshawa Taxes need action – We need to strategically attract new business investment that will create additional sources of revenue to help reduce the property tax burden for Ward 2 residents.
*Promote Economic Diversification
*Attract New Business Investment
*Support Growth of UOIT, Durham College, Trent U, Lakeridge Health, and other major area employers
Oshawa needs more local living wage jobs – By working strategically to diversity our local economy and attract new business investment, as well as remove costly tolls connecting hwy 407 to hwy 412 and hwy 418, we can help better propel our Region, City and Ward 2.
*Deliver Effective Services
*Improve Community Safety
*Meet Neighbourhood Needs
Oshawa taxpayers deserve responsive services tailored to their needs – We must continue to support Police, Fire, EMS, Regional, and City Service providers to ensure safe and optimal response times for Ward 2 residents.
*Build Affordable Long Term Care Housing
*Create Age Friendly Community Services
*Provide Accessible Services
Oshawa needs more Long Term Care facilities to meet current and future demands – We need to help ensure a safe and dignified quality of life for Ward 2 residents.
*Protect Parks and Green Spaces
(eg. Camp Samac)
*Enhance Residents’ Quality of Life
Oshawa must be environmentally friendly and respect neighbourhood needs – We must also protect Airport area neighbourhoods and clean up areas like our waterfront and be vigilant if those operating in other areas in our City and Region, to help ensure a vibrant and sustainable community for Ward 2 residents.
*Facilitate Building of New GO Stations
*Improve Durham Region Transit System (DRT)
*Maintain and Modernize Infrastructure
(Roads, Bridges, Etc.)
Oshawa commuters need improved Public Transportation, expand GO Parking, and more accessible connectivity – We must help to create a functional network that meets the increasing transportation needs of Ward 2 residents.