Candidate profile: Sharon Cross

Sharon Cross is a candidate running for city council.

  • Nov. 14, 2014 11:00 a.m.

Sharon Cross, is a current City Councillor. She engages with all sectors of the community, responding to concerns in an inclusive manner.

Cross manages a small business and understands business sector issues. She supported the Downtown Business Revitalization Tax Exemption Bylaw, and works hard to maintain affordable tax rates for services and infrastructure renewal.

Cross walks the talk and brings people together to see projects through to completion. She assists in Physician recruitment; helps to identify child care gaps so parents can work; volunteered for major events including the Gran Fondo and Orienteering; and supports the arts, culture and heritage.

For the future, Cross envisions a strong urban agricultural and greenhouse industry to create employment and provide a secure, reliable food source, so that more of our dollars circulate locally.

Finding a permanent home for the Arts Council is another important initiative. Arts and culture contributed $50B to the Canadian GDP in 2009. Cranbrook can also benefit economically.

Cross demonstrates her commitment to the community by doing her homework and having a 100% attendance record at Council meetings.

Re-elect Sharon Cross to ensure continuity and support a progressive approach towards a vibrant, inclusive future for Cranbrook.

 

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