Normand Marinacci is a civil law lawyer specializing in litigation. He was a lecturer at the Université du Québec à Montréal and a professor at the Bar School.
Mr. Marinacci was a municipal councillor between March 1994 and November 1999. He was elected mayor of Ile-Bizard in the November 1999 election, a position he held until the new City of Montreal came into effect in January 2002. He was a member of the Organizing Committee of the Congrès des Municipalités du Québec and a member of the Commission de l'Environnement de la Communauté Urbaine de Montréal. During his mandate, Mr. Marinacci adopted a bylaw on the banning of pesticides that served as a model for several cities in Quebec, including Montreal.
In 2013, he returned to politics and was elected mayor of the borough of Ile-Bizard-Sainte-Geneviève. He sits as a member of the agglomeration council, a member of the Commission de la présidence du conseil and a member of the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal.
In the borough, he instigated the acquisition of two green spaces totalling 6 million square feet by the Grands Parcs and the borough. He is moving ahead with the humanized landscape project and is overseeing the construction of a new bridge and a new multifunctional hall. He has also set up the practice of webcasting the monthly borough council meetings.
For the next election, outgoing mayor Normand Marinacci, presents a renewed and dynamic team comprised of citizens from all walks of life. They have the future of their community at heart.
Several years of citizen involvement have shaped Île-Bizard─Sainte-Geneviève’s living environment, but the work is not over!
The Marinacci team has a clear vision for the protection of the environment and the rural character of the borough, to benefit future generations. Recreational and sports facilities for all residents, as well as mobility and safety, will also be among the team's priorities.