Monthly Archives: November 2014

Tim’s Plan

Click here for Tim’s Plan for Bowen Island.

By 2024, my greatest hope will be to have achieved harmony – the understanding that we all cherish and value the same things about Bowen and can all work together towards a common future. I sincerely hope we can achieve this goal within this term, because it will be important to defining our future.
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Developers

I have worked in the architectural field for 40 years and I have worked for several Bowen Island developers in the past. I know what they contribute to communities.

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Docks

To correct misinformation circulating about council’s decision on the four docks at The Cape:

Application was made to the Province in September of 2011 for four water leases at the Cape on Bowen. Continue reading

There is no limit to what you can accomplish if you don’t have to take credit and are prepared to be accountable

MEET TIM AND 7 CANDIDATES FOR COUNCILLOR ON SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9TH, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM AT THE ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION

A question posed:

The mayor’s role extends well beyond officiating at council meetings or other municipal proceedings. Additional important roles are providing leadership, promoting positive relationships, and being a model of good governance. It is also often said that a Mayor should be a “Man of the People”, which is defined in Wiktionary as “One who shows understanding of and sympathy for the concerns of ordinary people, and who has a rapport with and acceptance by ordinary people.”

If elected, what will you do to provide leadership, promote positive relationships, be a model of good governance, and most importantly, be a man of the people?

I’m not sure I would change my approach to a great extent, other than perhaps making a conscious effort to take my nose out of council work more often to make time for more community events and performances.

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The candidate with the experience

MEET TIM AND 7 CANDIDATES FOR COUNCILLOR ON SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9TH, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM AT THE ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION

We need to continue to build community around connection, vitality, security, caring and legacy – to build consensus around what we collectively want for Bowen Island’s future. We need a mayor with municipal council experience to continue to move forward.

Over this term I’ve worked closely with over 100 volunteers on 9 committees including Economic Development, Snug Cove Sewer, Cove Bay Water and the Library Board, as well as several volunteer groups.

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