300 City Centre Drive
Mississauga, Ontario L5B 3C1
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The community, businesses, organizations and people that make up Ward 6 are truly remarkable. I encourage you take a moment and reflect on an individual or an organization that has been a positive contributor to our ward and to Mississauga.
MiWay Five is the plan for evolving public transit in Mississauga over the five years from 2016 to 2020. MiWay has retained the services of IBI Group to undertake a strategic transit service planning study that will provide a comprehensive review of where transit operates, when it operates, and how frequently. This study will position MiWay to take a more significant role in meeting the transportation needs of the City over the next five years and establish a foundation for the future growth of transit.
The Planning & Building Department has received an application (SPM 14-129) for Site Plan Approval for a one storey addition to the existing retail centre located at 5695 River Grove Avenue (SE corner of River Grove & Willow Way).
An area resident submitted a completed petition to the Transportation and Works Department to implement lower driveway boulevard parking on Brightpool Crescent. A sidewalk is present on the south and west side (outer circle) of Brightpool Crescent and lower driveway boulevard parking between the curb and sidewalk is currently prohibited. Three-hour parking is permitted on Brightpool Crescent.
This Canada-wide initiative raises awareness of individual and family preparedness for emergencies. In support of Emergency Preparedness Week, the City is implementing a social media campaign with the hashtag, #PrepareYourSelfie. Residents are encouraged to share a selfie and how they would prepare for an emergency.
Leadership – Experience – Commitment
Ron was elected in 2010 to Council to represent Ward 6 in the City of Mississauga and Region of Peel. Ron also served as Ward 7 Councillor for the City of Mississauga and Region of Peel between the years of 1978 – 1980.
The City of Missisauga has complete an extensive growth study that will enable it to better plan for the future as its population approaches one million. The study provides key information about long-term population, housing, and employment forecasts to the year 2041.
The City’s stormwater drainage system protects water quality and lowers the risk of flooding that can damage property and the environment. Stormwater operation costs represent $6.7 million or 1.6 per cent of the City’s portion of the property tax bill. Starting in 2016, stormwater expenses will be funded by the revenue from the Stormwater Charge.
On the Culham Trail near Credit Valley Conservation’s administration office in Mississauga, delegates announced a $100,000 grant from the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation to support development of a master plan to develop a continuous 110-kilometre trail along the Credit River.
Leadership – Experience – Commitment
Ron was elected in 2010 to Council to represent Ward 6 in the City of Mississauga and Region of Peel. Ron also served as Ward 7 Councillor for the City of Mississauga and
Region of Peel between the years of 1978 – 1980.
When people meet Ron they recognize his qualifications and expertise, gained through many years of private and public service. They also see a leader – an individual that is dedicated to represent the residents of Mississauga and is not afraid to speak out on any issue. Ron is committed to the community groups that make up the City of Mississauga. This dedication, along with his extensive charitable activities has earned him significant recognition within the community. He has received both the 50th and 60th Queen’s Jubilee Medals and the Rotary Paul Harris Award.
Prior to entering municipal politics in 2010, Ron served as President of Deanlee Management Inc.; a family owned development, planning, building and land use consultant firm. Beginning operation in 1980, the firm has managed, consulted and/or participated in nearly $1 Billion in completed projects. This involved commercial, industrial and residential lands and buildings in the Greater Toronto Area.
Ron is a 25-year veteran of the Enersource Hydro Mississauga board, having served in all positions including Chair for six years. During his tenure as Chair in 2000, he was appointed Acting President and Chief Executive Officer on an interim basis, as the utility’s two shareholders, the City of Mississauga and Borealis Energy Corporation undertook further corporate restructuring. Currently, Ron is once again serving on the Enersource Board of Directors.
In addition, Ron was elected Chair of the Municipal Electrical Association in 1999, representing some then 250 municipal electrical distribution utilities in the Province of Ontario. Ron continues to be an active participant in energy and utility related endeavors in Ontario.
Throughout his career, Ron has demonstrated leadership, experience and commitment. As a Councillor, Ron is honoured to serve the residents of Mississauga and continues to conduct business with the interest of the people first and foremost.
Ron obtained a B.Sc in Engineering from Michigan Technological University and is a member of the Professional Engineers Ontario, designated a P. Eng. Ron is a life member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and a member of the Association of Ontario Land Economists, designated Professional Land Economist.
Ron and his family have lived in Mississauga for over forty years, and have raised two daughters and are blessed with three grandsons.
The area of Ward 6 is bounded roughly as described below.
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