Dan Robillard Announces Candidacy for Town Council - 2005
September 29, 2005 . . . Town Councilman Dan Robillard, the endorsed Republican, Independence and Conservative candidate, has announced that he will seek re-election for a second term on Election Day, Tuesday, November 8, 2005.
Councilman Robillard's fiscal responsibility has been proven in the savings of taxpayer dollars. He established a 0% pay increase for town board members, worked to combine government services, and initiated computerized time-keeping. He also wrote legislation to refund unnecessary fees, and designed a residential complaint form to solve issues.
Dan worked diligently with the town board, staff and employees on budgeting and controlling costs to see the A2 bond rating become a reality, giving the taxpayers the services they desire at a reasonable cost.
As Planning Board liaison, Dan assisted and supported development projects such as Tim Horton's, Fuccillo Auto Park, American Pharmaceuticals, US Border Patrol, Island Physical Therapy and South Bridge Plaza.
Committed to the Grand Island community, Dan served on the steering committee for the Meaghan's Miracle Fundraiser, is a coach and league coordinator for the Grand Island Soccer Club, was coordinator of the Veteran's Park Sesquicentennial tree planting, co-coordinator of the annual Grand Island Blvd. Cleanup and is currently involved with the Huth Road Elementary School's playground renovation project.
Dan is employed at McKinley High School, Buffalo as a Career & Technical Educator, and is president of Total Landscape Care, a business he started in 1982. He graduated from Buffalo State College with an M.S. in Education, from UB with a B.S. in Business and from NCCC with an A.A.S. in Horticulture.
Born and raised on Grand Island, Dan lives on Ransom Road with his wife, Marge and daughters, Shannon and Chelsea.