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Ramara Township — Meet the candidates running in the 2022 municipal election

In Governance
Oct 10th, 2022
Basil Clarke. – Basil Clarke photo

From Simcoe.com, October 6, 2022
By Frank Matys


Name: Basil Clarke

Occupation: Agriculture, fifth generation farmer

Address/Ward: Ramara Township

Previous political experience: Ramara Township, from 2000 to present; Mayor for two terms; Deputy mayor for two terms; Councillor for two terms

Why have you decided to run? I am re-running as mayor to continue to make Ramara a great place to live. Over the multiple positions and terms I have served one thing is clear, “change.” I have lived in Ramara all my life and witnessed plenty of change. We need to continue to update our online presence giving taxpayers faster and more convenient access. In this day and age of transparency we need to keep taxpayers advised. Given the past 2 years of COVID the world learned this lesson, as did the Ramara Council and myself.

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