Truro resident Valerie Wilson has announced her intention to run for Truro Town council in the October municipal elections. The following is an introductory bio.
Who: Valerie Wilson
Running for: Truro Town Council Ward 1
Resident of Truro for: 7 years
Occupation: Small business owner - accounting/bookkeeping services
Family status: Single mother of one
Hobbies:, Volunteering-current chairperson of Truro Industrial Development Society, current treasurer of CC Riders Soccer Club, member of Truro Networking Group, gardening, reading.
Previous council experience: None
Major issues you see in the Town of Truro: Public safety in and around major thoroughfares, location of public library services, business growth and development, and proactive environmental policies and planning.
Why you believe you would make a good candidate: As a parent and small business owner I understand the challenges we face. I believe in hard work, accountability and working together to make Truro a community we can all be proud of.