Local Municipal Official Elected to AMO


At the Annual Conference of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), Lou Turco, Councillor, City of Sault Ste. Marie, was elected to the AMO Board of Directors, Large Urban Caucus. As a member of the Board Lou will help set policy for the Association and serve as a key municipal leader in the Province.

“AMO benefits from membership from across the Province, and a Board that reflects the diversity of Ontario’s municipal governments. To that end, I am pleased to have Lou on the 2014-2016 Board team,” said AMO President, Gary McNamara.

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 444 municipal governments. AMO supports 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.