Area A Director Mike Sosnowski is running in the 2018 municipal elections. File photo File photo

Area A director first to announce election plans

Sosnowski to seek re-election

Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Area A director Mike Sosnowski has announced that he will be seeking re-election at the upcoming municipal elections this fall.

“I believe there is more to do this term,” he said.

“I have worked well with staff and other levels of government to accomplish some significant projects for the Valley and Fernie area.”

Sosnowski is the first RDEK director to publicly announce his running for re-election. He has served with the district for four terms, amounting to 13 years.

Sosnowski says his health is good, and he still has lots of energy in store for some big future projects, including flood mitigations and a major intersection upgrade in the Hosmer area.

The current Area A Director believes his experience in governance is an asset and has helped him carry out his role.

Sosnowski says that he is committed to the taxpayer but, most importantly, he’s passionate about what he does and enjoys working on behalf of the Elk Valley residents.

“We led the Province with some very innovate and ambitious projects in the past and I look forward to the new challenges in the future,” he said.

Sosnowski encouraged anyone who would work like information on anything about the Regional District to contact him by calling 250-423-1029 or emailing

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