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Originally recruited as a part-time firefighter, Gordon A. Krantz has been serving the Milton community since 1960. In 2010, Mayor Krantz celebrated 50 years of continuous service with the Corporation of the Town of Milton.
Elected as a Local Councillor to Milton Town Council in 1965 and as Mayor and Head of Milton Town Council in 1980, Mayor Krantz has guided Milton through more than three decades of preparing for and managing growth. As one of the most respected and longest serving officials in the position of Mayor, his leadership, vision, and commitment has positioned Milton to being one of the most educated, diverse and blossoming communities with distinction of being "Canada's Fastest Growing Community".
Mayor Krantz has also been an essential contributor to the Region of Halton's growth plan by serving on the Regional Municipality of Halton Town Council since 1980, Conservation Halton Board of Directors since 1973, Niagara Escarpment Commission for three terms and various Ad-Hoc and Standing Committees. Mayor Krantz is a founding member and strong supporter of the Greater Toronto Marketing Alliance and has an active role attracting investment to the Town of Milton.
Mayor Krantz has shaped Milton's future with significant projects such as the restoration of Town Hall Facility, Milton Leisure Centre, 401 Industrial Park, Mill Pond Restoration, Rotary Park redevelopment, Milton Centre for the Arts and the Milton Sports Centre.
A lifelong resident of Milton, Gord's personal experiences include owning and operating his own business Krantz Fuels (1961-1980), part-time firefighting (1960-1980), Prosperity One Credit Union Board of Directors since 1971, and membership with the Royal Canadian Legion since 1963. Mayor Krantz and his wife Olive have one son and one daughter, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.