Regional and Local Councillor

Regional and Local Councillor Joe DiPaola

Joe DiPaola

225 East Beaver Creek Road
Richmond Hill, ON L4B 3P4

Telephone: 905-771-2498
Fax: 905-771-2500

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Deputy Mayor/Regional and Local Councillor Joe DiPaola has been representing Richmond Hill residents for three terms on Richmond Hill City Council. He was first elected in 1997 and has been politically active for over 25 years.

Joe has been a proud resident of Richmond Hill for more than 30 years, and is a very family oriented individual and a caring and concerned member of the community. He has sat on numerous City committees, including the Budget Committee, the Committee of the Whole, the Road Watch Committee, the Grid Lock Task Force and the Canada Day Committee.

During the 1997-2003 terms on Council, Joe was the Chair of both the Bert Cook Fire Hall Committee and the Langstaff Discovery Centre Project. He was also a member of the Finance Committee, the Planning and By-Law Committee, the Budget Committee, the Accessibility Advisory Committee, and the Richmond Hill Heritage Committee. Joe has also participated on his community’s Youth Advisory Committee and in York Region Anti-Tobacco Awareness.

Over the years, Joe has been very active in the community, assisting with numerous organizations and events. He has helped plan the Canada Day celebrations, Richmond Hill’s 125th Anniversary and the Santa Claus Parade. He has also assisted the Sick Children’s Hospital Foundation, the Canadian Spinal Research Organization, Messinesi Club of Ontario, and the Lake Simcoe Conservation Authority. Joe is also a former member of the Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce.

Joe is the proud father of one daughter with his wife Charity. She used to run her own business in Richmond Hill for many years and is also very active giving back to the community as the former Chair of The Food Bank of York Region, and as a cancer survivor, is involved in supporting cancer awareness initiatives.