3 p.m., Feb. 12)
to run again despite promise to step down after two terms
By Fred Sherwin
hearing from his supporters, Orléans Ward Coun.
Bob Monette has decided to run for a third term despite
a commitment made in 2006 and again in 2010 to only serve
61-year-old Monette told the Ottawa Sun that he
has been "reinvigorated" by the "overwheming"
support he's received to run again.
have had an overwhelming response that I should run again,"
Monette told the Sun. "I'm far from being
stale. In fact, I'm more invigorated than ever with the
task at hand."
had been an ardent supporter of a two-term limit for city
councilllors and said that he would step down after his
second term which comes to an end next fall.
plans to make his candidacy official during a kick-off
event on Feb. 25. No one else has so far registered to
run in the ward.
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