Midhurst/ December 13, 2016 – County Council today acclaimed Gerry Marshall, Mayor of the Town of Penetanguishene, to serve as Simcoe County Warden for 2017 and 2018.
"Simcoe County is one of the best places to live in the world and I am truly honoured to serve another two years as Warden," said County of Simcoe Warden Gerry Marshall. "I am proud of our collective achievements over the past two years and I look forward to continuing to work with Council and County staff to enhance our services and programs, increase provincial and federal advocacy efforts and make responsible investments in our future."
Marshall has served on County Council since 2010. This is Marshall's second consecutive term serving as Warden having been elected for the 2015 and 2016 term.
County Council also re-elected Terry Dowdall, Mayor of Essa Township, as the Simcoe County Deputy Warden for 2017 and 2018. Dowdall has served on County Council since 2003. This is Dowdall's second consecutive term as Deputy Warden having been elected for the 2015 and 2016 term.
Additionally, the County's Business Section Chairs and Vice Chairs for 2017 and 2018 were elected on Tuesday:
Councillor Basil Clarke, Business Section
Chair of Performance Management; Councillor Judith Cox, Business Section Chair
of Human Services; and Councillor Doug Little, Business Section Chair of
Councillor Harry Hughes, Business Section
Vice Chair of Performance Management; Steffen Walma, Business Section Vice
Chair of Human Services; and Councillor George Cornell, Business Section Vice
Chair of Corporate Services.
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