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WOONSOCKET â€” Robert Moreau, the chairman of the Zoning Board of Review, has announced he intends to run for a seat on the City Council.
â€śAs a lifelong resident of Woon-socket, namely the Bernon District, I am pleased to announce my candidacy,â€ť Moreau said in a statement. â€śThroughout my lifetime I have been involved in various aspects of the community. To name a recent few, I served 23 years on the police department, am an active volunteer in pioneering a flourishing boxing program at the cityâ€™s Boys and Girls Club, and am currently Director of Security for the Woonsocket Housing Authority.â€ť
Moreau, 49, has served on the zoning board for the past ten years and currently serves as its chairman.
â€śAs chairman I have demonstrated a strong commitment to supporting the development of new businesses wishing to invest in our community,â€ť he said. â€śIf elected to the council, one of my main goals will be to promote job creation and economic development, both vital to the financial growth of Woonsocket.â€ť
Moreau is married to the former Carol J. Lafond. They have two children, Nicholas and Laura.
Moreau said that anyone who wants to volunteer or support his campaign in any way may reach him at 766-3608 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.