John Rodriguez plans to run for Sudbury's top job
He's not out of the gates yet, but a former Sudbury mayor says he absolutely intends to run for the top spot in the 2014 municipal election.
In an interview with Radio-Canada this week, John Rodriguez said the city’s top job is one that is not finished for him. He held the post before the current mayor, Marianne Matichuk, won the mayor’s race in the 2010 election.
Matichuk received 25,042 votes (46 per cent) and Rodriguez received 19,819 (36 per cent).
Rodriguez remarked that, when he was mayor, he and city councillors worked as a team.
He also noted council needs to have a vision for the community and added that, right now, a vision doesn’t exist.