Toronto, ON – At the Annual Conference of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), Bob Kilger, Mayor, City of Cornwall, was reelected to the AMO Board of Directors. As a member of the Board and the Small Urban Caucus, Bob will help set policy for the Association and serve as a key municipal leader in the Province. Mayor Kilger has been on the Board of AMO since 2007.
“AMO’s Board of Directors benefits from membership from across the Province, reflecting the diversity of Ontario’s municipal governments. To that end, I am pleased to have Bob on the 2010-2012 Board team,” said AMO President, Norman Sandberg. “The Board will continue its efforts to see properly funded municipal governments.”
“I am pleased to have a further opportunity to serve the City of Cornwall as a member of the AMO Board. In this capacity, I am able to participate in discussions on a number of issues that are important to Cornwall and all Ontario municipalities,” said Mayor Kilger.
AMO’s key advocacy priorities are focused on achieving fiscal sustainability for municipal governments, advancing federal, provincial partnerships for infrastructure and strengthening municipal legislative authority to advance local economic prosperity and environmental sustainability.
AMO is a non-profit organization representing almost all of Ontario’s 445 municipal governments. AMO supports and enhances strong and effective municipal government in Ontario and promotes the value of municipal government as a vital and essential component of Ontario and Canada’s political system.