The candidate registration deadline for the upcoming municipal elections passed on September 18 and the list of candidates for those elections has been released.
Powerview-Pine Falls is the lone municipality in our region that will have no election this fall. None of the positions for councillor or mayor were contested. The new council will be as follows:
Mayor: Don MacLellan
Ward 1 councillors: Melinda Pluchinski; Gary Berthelette
Ward 2 councillors: Lorie Finkbeiner; Howard Townsend
The RM of Alexander is set up for an interesting race with only one ward going uncontested.
Reeve: Jack Brisco; Raymond Garand (incumbent)
Ward 1: Cheryhl Corrie; Michael Lauze
Ward 2: Ken Danwich; Gordon Kaye; Laurette Sundstrom
Ward 3: Gerald Goodfellow; Jillian Whitford; Diane Dube; Kim Robertson
Ward 4: Mac Kinghorn (incumbent) in by acclamation
In both the town and the RM of Lac du Bonnet, the positions for mayor and reeve were uncontested.
RM of Lac du Bonnet
Reeve: Loren Schinkel (in by acclamation)
Council (four of five candidates will be elected at large): Cindy Kellendonk; Grant Hine; Scott Jones; Rob Doyle; Darryll Scheirch
Town of Lac du Bonnet
Mayor: Gordon Peters (in by acclamation
Council (four of five candidates will be elected at large): Ted Mathers; Brian Choptain; Keegan Sveinson; John Veroneau; Greg Short
RM of St. Clements
Mayor: Debbie Fiebelkorn; Scott Hillhouse; Rob Morrissey
Ward 1 (three of six will be elected): Glen Basarowich; Jerry Drobot; Valdine Kosmick; Merv Rolla; Scott Spicer; Sandra Strang
Ward 2 (three of six will be elected): Robert Belanger; Rod Cameron; Ed Gunning; David Horbas; Terry Neplyk; Ross Orvis; Dave Sutherland; Kevin Thomas; Glenn Williams