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Brampton Regional Councillor Paul Vicente elected to AMO’s 2020-2022 Board of Directors


BRAMPTON, ON (August 18, 2020) – Today, Brampton Regional Councillor Paul Vicente was elected to the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) Board of Directors as a member of the Regional and Single Tier Caucus for the 2020-2022 board term.
 
AMO represents the interests of Ontario municipalities on policy and program matters that fall within provincial jurisdiction. AMO’s Board of Directors is comprised of 29 elected municipal officials and affiliate members representing various groupings of Ontario municipalities.
 
AMO’s 2020 strategic objectives are based on: constructive, proactive municipal influence with the Ontario government; collaboration within sectors to build influence; supporting member advocacy with information, analysis, facts and key messages; and providing education and programs that support municipal governments.
 
The City of Brampton is participating in the AMO 2020 Virtual Conference from August 17 to19. Learn more here.
 
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“Brampton will be well represented on the AMO Board by Councillor Vicente. Ontario’s municipalities must work together and share the advocacy load as we look to partner on making Brampton a greener city, managing our growth and charting a path for economic recovery from the impacts of COVID-19. Councillor Vicente’s commitment to a strong Brampton and Peel Region will be an asset to AMO members.”
- Patrick Brown, Mayor, City of Brampton
 
“I am honoured to have been elected to the AMO Board of Directors, and look forward to working with Mayor Brown, Mayor Crombie, Mayor Thompson, Chair Iannicca and our Councils to bring the City of Brampton and Peel Region’s growth and economic recovery priorities to the provincial level."
- Paul Vicente, Regional Councillor, Wards 1 & 5, City of Brampton

 

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