Teri Towner | Community Builder | Inspirational Speaker | Coquitlam City Councillor

Thoughts and motives

My Independent Candidacy

The Coquitlam Public Library hosted an All-Candidates “Meet & Greet” meeting today.  It was fantastic! I was very pleased to see such a high level of engagement on behalf of Coquitlam residents.  I chatted with residents about zumba classes, bear aware education, speeding cars on our streets, densification, land use, “good neighbour” behaviours, the Riverview […]

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Remuneration for Local Government Elected Officials

I had been contemplating this idea for some time and then various related events that were prevalent in the local media a couple of months ago spurred my commitment to bring this forward.  http://www.tricitynews.com/news/council-goes-for-generic-pay-resolution-1.23349077 I think it’s important that options regarding remuneration for municipal election officials – other than what’s in place/not in place now […]

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My Speaking Notes During 2017 Council Meeting: Arena Services & Facilities Strategy

I was going through all my website blog posts tonight (Oct 8, 2018) and I discovered that this blog post re: the 2017 Curling decision was never “published”.  It was still inadvertently saved as a “draft”.  It’s an important issue so I decided to publish it now. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I’m going to try not to repeat […]

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