Robert Proulx

The Glengarry News - - Health, Beauty, Fitness, Nutrition -

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

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