May 22, 2022

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Rosemont – La Petit-Patry | Mayor Franకోois William Croto will not stand for re-election

Rosemont - La Petit-Patry |  Mayor Franకోois William Croto will not stand for re-election

The mayor of Rosmont Borough – La Petit-Patri, Franయిois William Croto, will not be a candidate in the upcoming municipal elections in November.

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Very passionately, Mr. Croto, unable to hold back his tears, made the announcement at a press conference on Tuesday in the presence of Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante.

“This decision has been carefully considered and is not linked to internal or external political factors,” he said. “It follows personal reflection and process. ”

Barog suggested the mayor has been thinking about this since the holidays. However, he confirmed last month Tap That he would be a candidate again.

Mr Croto, 12 years in office, has stated his intention to be more accessible, especially to his family. He said he wants to continue to serve the city, “but somewhere other than in the political arena.”

Photo by Franకోois Roy, Press

Valerie Plante and Franకోois William Croto

“Politics is a tremendous sport. She gives a lot to those who practice it, but she asks for a lot in return, ”said Valerie Plante, who said she understood Mr Croto’s decision, even though she wanted to be on his team of candidates.

Myers of Montreal praised the work of the elect, noting that he had turned his borough around in favor of environmental transformation, family and living standards. ”

Franకోois William Croto has been Mayor of the Central Montreal Borough since 2009. He is a member of the City Executive Committee, responsible for Smart Cities, Information Technologies, Innovation and Higher Education.

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He was first elected under the Vision Montreal Party banner before joining Project Montreal in 2011.