The immediate implementation of hiring a Town Budget Chief/Chair who is a licensed registered/certified General Accountant. No more Councillor Tom Adams to be in charge of the Town budget.
I will negotiate with the new home Developers to offer all new home buyers a vendor take-back mortgage at low interest rates for one to five year terms. This would help purchasers who would normally qualify but are holding off on purchasing for now.
Implement one of two projects for our aged Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. 1) A full renovation to update, upgrade, and modernize the entire building. OR 2) Demolish the entire building while saving any historical items for preservation and building a new auditorium with state of the art facilities and expanding the seating capacity as much as possible. Build with Leed protocols.
For all Oakville homeowners with gross family incomes of $200,000 or less, property taxes will be frozen at 2022 levels for the next 2 years. For Oakville homeowners with family incomes over $200,000 and up to $250,000, property taxes will be raised 50% inflation on year 1 and current inflation on year 2. Should the homeowner income drop during the 2 year period to a new threshold, they can apply for their rebate on confirmation of their reduced family income.
The immediate implementation of hiring and providing additional IT, secretarial and portoring staff for our nurses in our hospital.
The immediate implementation of a Town Youth Committee that meets at regular intervals at Town Hall to advise Council and the Mayor of all issues, positive or negative, that they wish to have addressed. Council will exact action plans to immediately implement any solutions or events.
Gordon is here for all residents 24/7 and is bringing expedited if not immediate assistance and solutions for any and all Oakville issues, no matter how small or large.