Bib Patel and family in a selfie posted to Facebook September 2020 (Bib Patel/Facebook)

Bib Patel and family in a selfie posted to Facebook September 2020 (Bib Patel/Facebook)

First council candidate for Lake Country announced

Bib Patel says he feels humbled by all those who asked him to run for mayor

  • Aug. 4, 2022 5:00 a.m.

One name has finally entered the race for Lake Country Council.

Bib Patel took to Facebook on Aug. 2 to announce his candidacy for Councillor at Large.

Patel says he has no experience in politics outside of running for junior high vice president and asks people to be patient as he gets up to speed on the process.

Bib Patel announces his intentions to run for Lake Country Council on Facebook August 2 (Facebook)

Patel, the son of immigrants from India, moved to Lake Country after spending much of his life in Calgary.

He says he has a passion for service and wants to have more dialogue and engagement with the community.

At this time, the Calendar has not confirmed any other candidates for the upcoming municipal election.

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