Phil Brienesse wants to cut pool heating cost

Town of Smithers: Brienesse, Phil - councillor candidate

There are some items that Brienesse hopes to continue working on if elected to a second term on council.

“There are three people seeking re-election. You want some continuity from one council to the next so that. In terms of the history here you want somebody who has some experience and understanding as to how that got there.”

The web developer and stay-at-home dad said his job gives him a unique perspective on public engagement through technology, and he said he had a chance to interact with a cross section of the community through parent groups.

Big-ticket items he wants to tackle include working with groups and other levels of government on building affordable housing, and finding an environmentally-friendly way to cut heating costs at the pool.