Lo Greco vows to improve mental-health services in Essa Township
From BarrieToday, Aug 30, 2022
Editor’s note: BarrieToday has asked council candidates in neighbouring Springwater and Essa townships to provide a synopsis of why they are running for public office. Municipal elections take place Oct. 24. The following response is from Francesco Lo Greco, who is running for council in Essa Township in Ward 1. For more election coverage, visit our 2022 municipal election page by clicking here, where you can find candidate profiles and other election news.
Position you are running for: Council, Ward 1, Angus.
Previous political experience: None.
Why have you decided to run?
I’d like to introduce new community initiatives and my point of focus will be transportation, greenspace, first-responders, recreation, senior awareness, and economic stability.
How will you embrace and champion diversity in this role?
I believe with my experience in running successful businesses and raising a family during extreme hardship gives me the champion mentality that’s necessary to lead a community.
What are your top three issues?
— Economic development
— Mental health and care for our youth
If elected, what do you plan to accomplish in your first 100 days?
Immediately provide the youth and seniors of our community who are struggling with and mental health services within walking steps.
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