South Dundas meets the candidates at Matilda Hall

DIXON’S CORNERS – Candidates for South Dundas municipal council met voters in the first-of-three planned all candidates meetings on October 3rd. This meeting was held at Matilda Hall, with over 200 people in attendance. Candidates for mayor were given three minutes to address the audience, candidates for deputy-mayor and councillor two minutes. After the opening remarks, the floor was opened by moderator Eric Duncan to questions from the audience. Questions could be addressed to two people, or open to two random candidates to respond.

Below are the opening remarks from the candidates, and select questions from the audience.

Opening remarks

Audience question – Rural Roads

Audience question – Carman House

Audience question – Small business

Audience question – Municipal relations between staff and residents

To find out more about this all candidates meeting, pick up a copy of the October 10th edition of The Leader. The next all candidates meeting is at the Iroquois Civic Centre on October 11th at 7 p.m.