FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JANUARY 15TH, 2019
MPP Jill Dunlop Hosting Community Pre-Budget Consultations in Orillia and Midland
Government is seeking input from residents to determine priorities for next provincial budget
SIMCOE NORTH – Jill Dunlop, MPP for Simcoe North, will be hosting two pre-budget consultations in order to hear directly from residents on how best to cut red tape, improve government services, and save taxpayers money.
The first consultation will be taking place on January 25th, 2019 from 8:30am until 10:30am at the City of Orillia Building in the Tudhope Boardroom. The second consultation will be taking place on January 31st, 2019 from 7:00pm until 8:30pm at the North Simcoe Sports & Recreation Centre in the Multi-Purpose Room.
Residents are encouraged to attend and present their ideas on innovative and cost-effective ways to improve the delivery of government programs, cut red tape, reduce the deficit in Ontario, and save taxpayer dollars. The government of Ontario would also like to hear ideas on how to support and promote job creation and job growth as well as ways to end hallway healthcare.
“This is a great opportunity for residents to have their voices heard on important issues,” said MPP Dunlop. “Our government is looking for ways to work smarter, spend smarter and reinvent the way services are delivered.” Dunlop said she was looking forward hearing directly from residents of Simcoe North on how they believe the Ontario government could best fulfill their five core commitments to: put more money in people’s pockets; clean up the hydro mess by lowering hydro bills; make Ontario open for business by creating and protecting jobs; restore accountability and trust to end the culture of waste and mismanagement in government; and cut hospital wait times and end hallway healthcare.
In order to participate and guarantee a space in the consultation, residents must RSVP due to fire code restrictions. All participants will receive 3 minutes to present their ideas and are asked to have a written submission or hard copy of ideas so that they can be forwarded to the Ministry of Finance. To RSVP, please email: [email protected] or call the Orillia constituency office at 705-326-3246.
If you are unable to make a presentation but would like to make a submission, you may also mail your submission to MPP Dunlop’s office at: 14 Coldwater Road West, Orillia, ON, L3V 3L1 or email a PDF format to: [email protected] The deadline to submit a written package is February 8th, 2019.
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