Judi Partridge is Hamilton City Councillor for Ward 15, which encompasses east Flamborough, Waterdown, Carlisle and Freelton. She can be reached at email@example.com or 905-546-2713.
A longtime advocate of Ward 15, Councillor Judi Partridge resides with her husband, Jeff Partridge (President of the Carlisle Optimist Club) in Carlisle. Councillor Partridge was elected to City Council in 2010, 2014 and again in 2018.
At City Hall and locally, Councillor Partridge is respected as the ‘go to’ person who ‘gets things done’. She emphasizes that the community spirit of her residents gives her the strength to work hard on their behalf.
“Council knows I will not back down when it comes to my community,” she explains, “Together with my residents, we have accomplished a great deal.”
Councillor Partridge was unanimously supported by Council to represent the City of Hamilton on the Regional Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance and the National Federation of Canadian Municipalities Board of Directors for the 2018-2022 Term of Council.
In her eight years in office, she has been a tireless champion of building community and economic development. Councillor Partridge fought to keep Hamilton’s Casino located at Flamborough Downs. In addition, she is most proud of her work with Millgrove residents to save Millgrove Public School from closing.
In partnership with the Waterdown BIA, Councillor Partridge brought back the Waterdown Farmers’ Market, which has been a huge success. At the organizer’s request, she was pleased to facilitate meetings with local service clubs & community groups to take over and ensure that the Flamborough Santa Claus Parade would continue to this day.
A key priority for Councillor Partridge is business and economic development. She has worked continuously to attract new businesses to the four business parks in Waterdown creating jobs for local residents. In addition, GO Transit has built a state of the art new maintenance and storage facility to bring GO buses and 85 high tech jobs to Flamborough. The Flamborough Agriculture sector has also increased with several new farm-related business expansions. Agriculture is a $1.5 billion industry in Hamilton, with much of it located in Flamborough.
The new Harry Howell Arena brings state of the art recreation to local residents. In addition, the new Guy B. Brown School & WDHS expansion and the new Greensville Elementary School and Community Hub which Councillor Partridge helped champion funding for. Important heritage projects, such as Waterdown Memorial Hall, have been renovated with a new glass Elevator Tower & another first in Hamilton- the new all-season Waterdown Rotary Memorial Park Outdoor Skating Loop.
“I feel very blessed to have the support of so many dedicated residents,” said Councillor Partridge.
Prior to assuming office in 2010, Councillor Partridge held senior management positions in government affairs, corporate affairs and media relations. Her charitable work over 20 years included serving on several Boards, and she was a founding member of a local charity to help women and children in need. She is also a past recipient of the Woman of the Year for Government Affairs and Communication YWCA Women of Distinction Awards.
Councillor Partridge is a graduate of McMaster Degroote School of Business’ United Way Governance program, and most recently a graduate of York University Shulich Executive School of Business Municipal Governance program.