Nathan Pachal is a broadcast technician with Rogers Media and has the long-running South Fraser blog.
â€œI want to support a strong local economy, and that starts with supporting Downtown Langley â€“ to create a prosperous and successful core, to reduce the burden on redevelopment to attract more businesses in Langleyâ€ he said in announcing his bid for a councillorâ€™s chair.
Pachal has been vocal about transportation and sustainability issues in the community and region.
â€œI want to build a safe and accessible community for all people. To connect them to shops, services, work and recreation.â€ he said at his campaign launch.
He called for more support for seniors and the disabled so they have an easier time navigating the community.
Pachal also wants to work with the RCMP, and â€œto make them more visible in our streets and really get them out of their cars and walking the beat.â€
He is the longest serving member of the City Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee and wants to enhance the parks system.