Mike Morden for Mayor | Action Plan

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  Excellence at City Hall: Train the new Council in governance, policy and procedure. Training to instil leadership and team-building in Council by ensuring those new to governance understand their roles and responsibilities including how to interact with staff. Assemble the strategic plan. Assemble the budget to be implemented by…

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Shopping and Commerce

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$107 million is the estimated annual retail spending leakage that occurs in Maple Ridge (Paul Rollo, Commercial Industrial strategy, 2012). That is $293,151, each and every day, spent outside our community by citizens of Maple Ridge! Clearly shopping matters. Citizens tell me they can’t buy the items they need or…

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Transportation

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Maple Ridge is sadly lacking in connector routes to facilitate the movement of personal vehicles and transit from the east to the west, focusing on connections with the Pitt River bridge and the Golden Ears bridge. 65% of our community leave every day to go to work. ICBC reports 18000…

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Solid Waste

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Everywhere I go I hear everything from “why don’t we have garbage pickup?” to “everything is fine, leave it alone”. The reality is the Council majority hasn’t supported change for years. The community is split on the issue. Current Council tried to start a review, but the majority turned down…

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