Although Bob Proulx admits that he has been dubbed the “wild card candidate” in North Glengarry’s election for Deputy-Mayor, he’d rather refer to himself as the “elephant in the room candidate.”
“While my two opponents seem to find that the big issue in North Glengarry is paving and installing sidewalks on dead end streets in Maxville with money saved from the $30,000,000 water project, I am willing to discuss the real issues facing this municipality such as accountability of spent funds, transparency of council decisions and openness with the public to discuss issues brought forth at town council meetings,” he says.
When it comes to accountability, Mr. Proulx wonders how much money was “wasted” commissioning an engineer’s report on the viability of drawing water from Cornwall to Maxville for the Maxville Water Project.
“I have heard any where from $300,000 to $3,000,000,” he says. “No one seems to know. What I do know is that whatever the amount it was a complete waste of funds because NG Council decided to draw