Dysart candidate David McKay wants to have positive impact on community

By Angelica Ingram

Published Aug. 21 2018

David McKay said he’s putting his name on the ballot for Ward 2 councillor in Dysart et al because he cares about his community.

“I have decided to run for council because I truly care about our community and want to have a positive impact on it” he told the Echo.

A resident of the area since he was 10 years old McKay enjoys the friendliness of a small community and has been an active volunteer in the area for the past 20 years as a local firefighter and a board member of the minor hockey association.

If elected to council priorities he would focus on are removing barriers for small businesses creating year round jobs and providing sustainable lifestyles for young families.

“We have an aging population and we need to do what we can to help young families success and remain in the area to protect the longevity of this community” he said. “I also know that a swimming pool has been a big topic of conversation for the last few years and I’m very open to looking into the feasibility of it. I look forward to working together to help promote change.”

The full list of candidates running for Dysart et al:

Mayor: Murray Fearrey Andrea Roberts

Deputy-mayor: Dennis Casey Patrick Kennedy

Councillor Ward 1: Bram Lebo Nancy Wood-Roberts

Councillor Ward 2: Larry Clarke David McKay Mike Stinson

Councillor Ward 3: Cindy Baumhour Tammy Donaldson

Councillor Ward 4: John Smith Aaron Walker

Councillor Ward 5: Walt McKechnie Glenn Scott

School board trustee: Gary Brohman