Friday November 21, 2014




The Candidates for Council …Part 2

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AARON RM NAGY: Nagy is 28 and a radio broadcaster as an on air announcer.

I am running for council because I believe the younger generation needs to take charge and have a voice on council. My experience working with the government to try to pass Jimmy's Law sparked my interest in politics and I wanted to serve the city that I love. I look forward to making a difference in this town.

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RICHARD OKRAINEC: I have lived in Yorkton for over 17-years. I have been employed as the Property Manager of the Parkland Mall since 1999 and also manage two shopping centres in Winnipeg. I am married to my wife Donia and we have five children.

Much of my mandate mirrors my election of 2009, continue to manage the rapid growth of the City. I will ensure our taxes remain affordable while we continue to upgrade our infrastructure. As you look around the Area you will see we are open for business. I will continue to support our growth.

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LARRY PEAREN: I am proud of our record for the past six years as we invested in infrastructure which included a new water treatment plant, expanded our police force, secured fire protection with a new hall and developed a strategy to address the affordable housing. We have addressed a major flood with infrastructure development and holding ponds. I am pleased to have supported our youth with the new skateboard park.

I am proud of my community service I have provided over the past 28 years including leading the Saskatchewan 2005 Yorkton Committee, Yorkton 125 and Western Financial City Centre Park committee. Currently participating on the Yorkton Airport Authority, Planning and Engineering, and District Planning.

My wife Sonia and I continue to enjoy the city and the quality of life it brings. Yorkton was chosen as the community to raise our two daughters. Now our grandchildren enjoy our fine Gallagher Water Park and play ground equipment.



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JAMES WILSON: Mayor, James Wilson has spent the last six years on City Council building a better Yorkton. As a leader in business, James was the General Manager of Business Develop-
ment for SecurTek, and currently SaskTel Business Develop-
ment Director. James received education and training at Parkland College, University of Saskatchewan and Queen's School of Business. Husband to Wendy for 29 years with 3 children; he calls Yorkton home for 22 years. A priority while raising family was volunteer coaching and managing youth sport teams. A leader by example James's family built a home in Mexico for a family, volunteered at an orphanage in Ecuador and a school in Guatemala.



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CHRIS WYATT: I have been proud to call Yorkton home for 28 years. I am happily married to my partner Deb. My son Rawlee is in high school and my daughter Hannah is in elementary school. I am the Health and Safety Manager for Yorkton Plumbing and Heating Inc. and currently sit on Yorkton city council.

We have seen rapid development of residential and business areas in my twelve years on council. I am a strong voice for fiscal responsibility and will continue to plan for the growth and maintenance of this city. I have the energy and experience to lead Yorkton into the future.


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