Re-Election Video July 24th 2018
IOANNIDIS TO SEEK RE-ELECTION
KITCHENER – Today, Ward 7 Councillor Bil Ioannidis announced his intention to seek re-election to Kitchener City Council. “there is more work to be done, together” said Ioannidis, “over the next four years we can continue to create good paying jobs in Kitchener, secure a more sustainable environment and build a stronger community”.
Bil has been a leader on council. From his work with schools, school board, residents and city/regional staff to establish better parking around schools creating a dedicated travel planner position - a regional position that is financed and collaborated by the region, school board and area municipalities. The establishing of a Public/Private Sponsorship Office in which one partnership garnered 2 million plus dollars to the city (RBJ Schlegel Park) to his work helping to establish the Kitchener Film and Music Office and promoting the Waterloo Region Economic Development Corporation (regional business attraction). In addition, being environmentally focused with the LED street light replacement and the reduction of our cities carbon footprint with the Sustainable Waterloo Region Initiative. Councillor Ioannidis has been a champion of children safety, jobs, economic growth and environmental sustainability.
Bil puts his constituents first. He's worked to remove graffiti and vandalism in Ward 7 and has frequently visited local schools to educating children on civic issues, the value of a respectful and inclusive community. When the residents requested the need for a pedestrian crossing at Stoke Drive and Victoria Street to keep our kids safe, Bil worked with the Region and got it built. Bil has been a tireless advocate for Ward 7, and thanks to the work he has done in collaboration with fellow councillors and residents, Kitchener is better off today than it was four years ago.
ABOUT BIL IOANNIDIS
Bil was born and raised in Kitchener and is a life long resident of Ward 7. Bil currently lives on Hidden Creek Drive with his fiancee and two young children. Bil holds a degree from Carleton University and worked as a financial advisor with Investors Group where he specialized in retirement planning before turning his attention full-time to serving the citizens of Kitchener on City Council. Bil was first elected to council in 2010.
In addition to his official duties as a councillor Bil remains active in our community, supporting events like Movember, the Farwell 4 Hire Campaign for Cystic Fibrosis and serving the Leejay Levene Art Calendar project - an organization dedicated to remembering the life and legacy of Leejay Levene.
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