Brent Asmundson

Independent for Coquitlam Council (incumbent)
I am committed to making sure your municipal tax dollars are spent wisely and provide great community facilities and cost effective infrastructure improvements while ensuring that the City is business friendly and focused on keeping our neighbourhoods safe.

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Climate Change

Active Transportation

Housing density around Skytrain stations means it's easier for people to walk and use the Skytrain or the West Coast Express.

Electric Bikes & Scooters

The new Streetscape Plan in the City Centre promotes micro-mobility and other forms of transportation to get people around without cars.

Green Space

Coquitlam’s Urban Forest Management Plan made it possible for the City to plant over 10,000 trees. One tree produces oxygen for 10 people.

Parking

When you put density around Skytrain stations, people don't need cars. Young people today are giving up their cars for car share programs.

Zoning

The housing choices program allows for lots to be split into either three or four small homes depending on the lot.
With strategic partnerships, we can offer rentals, (market and below market), and community buildings like the Burquitlam YMCA Project.

Housing & Homelessness

Zoning

The housing choices program allows for lots to be split into either three or four small homes depending on the lot.
With strategic partnerships, we can offer rentals, (market and below market), and community buildings like the Burquitlam YMCA Project.

Mental Health, Drugs, & Addiction

Mental Health Crisis Response

Brent wants to further support an RCMP mental health team who can ease tensions with these citizens and get them the help they need.

Public Safety & Policing

Non-Police-Based Public Safety

Brent wants to further support an RCMP mental health team who can ease tensions with these citizens and get them the help they need.

Police Funding

Community policing stations focus on offering a place to connect with experts with the authority to offer proactive solutions.

Public Spaces & Services

Fitness & Sports Facilities

For neighbours to interact, with plenty of activities for health and connection We'll continue to build parks, trails, and amenities.

Green Space

Coquitlam’s Urban Forest Management Plan made it possible for the City to plant over 10,000 trees. One tree produces oxygen for 10 people.

Sidewalks & Bike Paths

The new Streetscape Plan in the City Centre promotes micro-mobility and other forms of transportation to get people around without cars.

Zoning

The housing choices program allows for lots to be split into either three or four small homes depending on the lot.
With strategic partnerships, we can offer rentals, (market and below market), and community buildings like the Burquitlam YMCA Project.

Transit & Getting Around

Active Transportation

Housing density around Skytrain stations means it's easier for people to walk and use the Skytrain or the West Coast Express.

Electric Bikes & Scooters

The new Streetscape Plan in the City Centre promotes micro-mobility and other forms of transportation to get people around without cars.

Parking

When you put density around Skytrain stations, people don't need cars. Young people today are giving up their cars for car share programs.

Sidewalks & Bike Paths

The new Streetscape Plan in the City Centre promotes micro-mobility and other forms of transportation to get people around without cars.

Misc. topics

Funding Fire and Rescue services

The City’s Fire and Rescue services need dependable equipment, ongoing training, and the facilities to keep Coquitlam safe.

Value for Tax Dollars

Cutting red tape involves a deep understanding of how to streamline processes. Since 2010, there have been 550 improvements.

Biography

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As a 32 year resident of Coquitlam, married with two grown children and a multi-term City Councillor, I am honoured to serve the residents of Coquitlam. I am seeking re-election to continue working for our community to support sustainable growth.

EXPERIENCED, COMMITTED AND TRUSTED As a 32 year resident of Coquitlam, married with two grown children and a multi-term City Councillor, I am honoured to serve the residents of Coquitlam.

I am seeking re-election to continue working for our community to support sustainable growth, helping create affordable housing and implementing sound environmental practices.

I am committed to making sure your municipal tax dollars are spent wisely and provide great community facilities and cost effective infrastructure improvements while ensuring that the City is business friendly and focused on keeping our neighbourhoods safe.

We all have a voice in local government and I am dedicated to making sure that your voices are heard.

I express my sincere gratitude to the community and many local citizens and advocates who have worked with me as we continue to make Coquitlam a great place to live, work and play.

Reason for running

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