CORNWALL, P.E.I. — Cornwall Coun. Elaine Barnes is looking for a 3rd consecutive time period on council within the upcoming Nov. 7 municipal election.
Barnes has been working with Well being P.E.I. and the province for 25 years and has served as Municipal Councillor for the previous two phrases.
She can also be a member of the Canadian ladies in native management advisory committee with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.
She volunteers her time together with her native church helping with social media and recording companies for these unable to attend in particular person.
Barnes stated she is re-offering as a result of she selected to stay in Cornwall to lift her household and desires to maintain serving to its residents.
“I’m right here for the residents,” she stated. “Residents are discovering it troublesome financially, and people elected must make knowledgeable choices on how you can finest serve our neighborhood whereas not placing the neighborhood ready the place a rise in taxes are required.”
She wish to see lowered speeds on Ferry Street and York Level Street and stated she is going to proceed to advocate for that change.
If re-elected, Barnes will push for water and sewer companies enlargement in undeveloped areas of Cornwall to encourage residential growth to help with the dearth of obtainable housing.