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  • Newmarket’s Ward 5 Councillor Bob Kwapis elected to the 2020-2022 AMO Board of Directors, Small Urban Caucus

    Created: Tuesday, August 25, 2020

    Newmarket’s Ward 5 Councillor Bob Kwapis elected to the 2020-2022 AMO Board of Directors, Small Urban Caucus

    At the most recent Annual Conference of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), it was announced that the Town of Newmarket’s Ward 5 Councillor Bob Kwapis was elected to the 2020-2022 Association of Municipalities Ontario (AMO) Board of Directors, Small Urban Caucus. 
     
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    “Congratulations to Ward 5 Councillor Bob Kwapis for being elected to the 2020-2022 AMO Board of Directors, Small Urban Caucus,” says Mayor John Taylor. “Councillor Kwapis will not only be representing Newmarket and York Region, but also all municipalities in Ontario. He will help set policies for the association and serve as a key municipal leader in the province. Congratulations on this achievement.”
     
    “It is an honour to be elected to the 2020-2022 AMO Board of Directors, Small Urban Caucus,” says Ward 5 Councillor Bob Kwapis. “I look forward to working with the other board of directors to share and shape policies that will assist the association in implementing more cost-saving programs, training opportunities and help to create stronger and more effective municipalities in Ontario.”

    “AMO benefits from membership from across the
    province, and a Board that reflects the diversity of Ontario’s municipal governments. To that end, I am pleased to have Bob Kwapis on the 2020-2022 Board team,” said newly elected AMO President Graydon Smith.

    About the Association of Municipalities of Ontario:
    AMO is a non-profit organization representing almost all of Ontario’s 444 municipal governments. AMO supports strong and effective municipal government in Ontario and promotes the value of municipal government as a vital and essential component of Ontario and Canada’s political system.

    AMO’s Memorandum of Understanding with the Province gives it the opportunity to provide input on decisions impacting municipal governments. AMO staff works on dozens of policy files that impact people’s daily lives – ranging from safe roads, public health and safety and many more.

    For more information, please visit AMO.on.ca