Health and Recreation in Leduc

 A history of passion, commitment and sound judgment

Spring/Summer 2013 -worked with Seniors at Telford House on idea to develop pickleball courts 

Fall 2012  -  voted for funding of Spraypark to be built in 2014. Strongly advocated to
ensure the Spray Park was recirculating.

2012   -  supported Splash moms to see a Spraypark developed in Leduc.

Fall 2009-2017 - City representative on the Parks, Recreation and Culture Board

Fall 2008-2010 - Co-worker with the City Council and Administration to plan, build, open
and operate the LRC, ahead of schedule and under budget. Member of City's mediation team,
successfully securing County funding for LRC

Fall 2009  - Strong advocate for improved tennis facilities in Leduc and gained budget
approval for upgrades to courts

Fall 2009  - Advocated for irrigation of Lede Park sports fields to provide safe and
competitive facilities for all users in the City

Fall 2009  - Healthy Hearts initiative-access to LRC for low income families

Fall 2007-2009 - Voted for continual expansion/improvement to City's mulitpath system

Summer 2006  - Spear-headed several media campaigns to build support for a Regional Recreational Centre

Summer 2005  - As a private citizen, actively promoted the concept of a Regional
 Recreation Centre, making presentations to the Councils of the City of Leduc ,
Leduc County, Beaumont and Calmar.

Winter 2004 - Vocal critic of poor City planning and major cost-overruns on first Black
Gold expansion.

Spring 2003 - Spear-headed a petition against the ill-conceived outdoor, artificial-ice
surface proposed at the Black Gold Center parking lot. The defeat of this plan
resulted in a savings of significant tax dollars and, had this proceeded,
many aspects of the LRC, such as parking, LRC access and the number of
rinks built, would have been compromised.

Spring 2000 - Undertook a petition requesting upgrade to unsafe and inadequate
outdoor rink. As Alderman, in 2009, voted for the outdoor rink to be upgraded.

"I find that Dave is very active in the community and quick to respond to my questions when none of the other Councillors would. You have my respect."

~ Mike K. (Leduc, Alberta)
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