Bulmer: Municipalities Need To Encourage Next Generation Of Councillors

Matthew Bulmer

Matthew Bulmer

While succession planning is not the first thing that comes to mind when it comes to municipal councils, Puslinch councillor Matthew Bulmer said it is important to encourage the next generation of residents to become municipal councillors. …

“…one of the greatest things a municipal council has in terms of feeding into that structure – are its committees,” said Bulmer.

He added there are training sessions for new municipal councillors, as well as ongoing training sessions and additional workshops. Bulmer said that would help a committee person to decide whether or not he or she wanted to take the next step up….

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