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Middlesex County Delegates Advocate for County Strategic Focus and Goals at AMO 2023 Conference
MIDDLESEX COUNTY (August 23, 2023): Delegates from Middlesex County advocated their strategic focus and goals at the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) 2023 Conference. The conference served as a platform for the County's representatives to engage with provincial officials and municipal leaders from across Ontario. With a dedication to collaboration, delegates engaged in purposeful discussions with provincial officials and exchanged pertinent knowledge with other municipal leaders as they advocated for the needs of the County and the region.
The Middlesex County delegation, led by Warden Cathy Burghardt-Jesson, embarked on a mission to build robust partnerships and foster productive dialogues that will contribute to the County’s growth and development. The delegates leveraged this pivotal platform to address the County’s critical needs, amplify the County's voice, and explore collaborative avenues with their provincial and municipal counterparts.
The heart of the delegation's mission was advocacy – featuring Middlesex County's strategic focus and goals. Connecting through infrastructure is one of the County’s strategic focuses from the 2021-2024 Strategic Plan. Through compelling presentations and data-driven proposals, delegates pinpointed the County's looming infrastructure needs, the necessity for long-term sustained funding, and strategic asset management. These focal points are imperative to ensure that local communities are built on a sustainable foundation that is connected and thriving.
Delegates look forward to working together and collaborating with other municipalities to address shared concerns with the province. Through targeted discussions and collaborative engagements, the delegates effectively conveyed the importance of strategic investments, resource allocation, and policy frameworks that will empower the County and the region to flourish.
“Our delegation spotlighted key issues and demonstrated how they align with the County's long-term objectives and the well-being of its residents. We remain committed to collaborating with provincial officials and fellow municipalities to address pressing infrastructure challenges and to pave the way for resilient and prosperous communities.” - Warden Cathy Burghardt-Jesson
Middlesex County is an innovative, well-run organization offering high-value programs and services to the best community in which to live, visit, and do business in Southwestern Ontario. The County serves a vibrant, growing community of 78,000 people and offers a great place to call home, offering exceptional lifestyle, a wide variety of local attractions, and wonderful sense of community.
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