- October, 2014
Long will seek another
term on Langley Township Council
Bob Long is seeking re-election to council this
November and once again as an Independent candidate. "I
still have a lot to offer the community and I look forward
serving the citizens of Langely on council where my voice and
my vote can make a difference," says Long.
his terms on council, Long has been a member of almost every
council committee, has served as President of the Lower Mainland
Local Government Association and has represented British
of Canadian Municipalities National Board.
certainly feel that I have contributed in many positive ways at
the council table - my hope for the next term is that council
adopt a theme of working and winning together recognizing that
Langley Township is the BEST place to live, work and play!"
According to Long, one of the main concerns facing Langley is
transportation. "Connecting our communities is a real
challenge, so we must be diligent to continue to fight for improved
public transit, and make our urban centre's 'pedestrian friendly',
a resident of Aldergrove, was president of the Langley
Chamber of Commerce in 1997-98 and he was recognized as Business
Person of the Year by the Chamber of Commerce in 2003. As
a restaurateur and businessman, Long knows first hand the importance
of teamwork. "My campaign slogan is "Working
together ...we ALL win." - I hope that the community
will come together and elect a council that serves all of Langley's
"Our Township is known as a 'community of communities'
with great diversity. Long says. This uniqueness that
makes Langley such an wonderful place to live ...also provides
for municipal government ...to balance growth and services. Added
has the experience and he knows the issues having served
consecutive terms on council. "The best tools a politician
can use are his ears. Listening to the community can ensure
the right decision is made for the citizens that pay the taxes."
information about Bob Long can be found on his website www.BobLong.ca
you have any questions or wish to help with the campaign, please
send your email directly to Bob@BobLong.ca