The latest in civic election announcements in the West Island:
Entrepreneur John Belvedere is running for mayor of Pointe-Claire. It will be the second time Belvedere has run for the top job. In 2013, he won 47 per cent of the vote. The 57 year old is married with one daughter and has called Pointe-Claire home for 20 years. He is involved with a number of community organizations, serving as president of the Pointe-Claire Pool since 2005 and working as a volunteer firefighter for several years. He was a member of the governing board for École primaire Marguerite-Bourgeoys and presided over its Home and School Association for seven years. He went on to serve on the governing board and for the Home and School Association at École secondaire Félix-Leclerc.
In a prepared statement, Belvedere said he wants city hall to value the input of citizens and be respectful of their opinions.
“I want to act as a facilitator, creating a stronger relationship between the city and the citizens,” he said.
Dorval Mayor Edgar Rouleau and the entire Dorval council are running under the Dorval Action Team party banner.
Mayor Ed Janiszewski will take the summer to the ponder the future and announce his intentions in September.
Mayor Jane Guest will make her announcement at the Senneville council meeting, June 26.