ELECTION: Jeannie Kanakos seeks reelection for Delta Council

DELTA – Incumbent Coun. Jeannie Kanakos will be seeking reelection in November after completing her second term on Delta Council.

“It has been an honour serving the Delta residents and I am seeking reelection to continue work on issues before our community,” said Kanakos in a press release.

Kanakos first served on Delta Council from 2005 to 2008, and was elected again in 2011. She said during those terms she has become known for tackling complex challenging issues and doing her homework.

She said she provided leadership on opposing a proposed coal transfer facility in Surrey, while supporting the creation of the interagency panel established by Delta.

“I believe that Council makes decisions for now and for future generations and that we need a sustainable approach which balances our economic needs with our environment," she said.

Kanakos is the chair of the Heritage Advisory Committee, Delta Council’s Library Liaison and vice chair to the Environmental Advisory Committee.

She and her husband, Nick Kanakos, have lived and worked in Delta for 35 years and have four children.

“Delta is a good and safe community and by working together we can make improve our quality of life for now and future generations. I am so proud of and thankful for the work of the Delta Police, our Delta Firefighters and so many volunteers who keep our community safe for us all.”

You can follow Kanakos on Twitter, Facebook, or contact her directly at jkanakos@dccnet.com.

 

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