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Election 2010

Has Council done what they promised?

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Oct. 18 marks the second anniversary of the 2010 municipal election. Prior to that casting of ballots, the Morinville News held an All Candidate’s Forum at Smith Music in Morinville. In the interest in reminiscing, we think our readers and (listeners) might like to take a listen to what was said during those campaign speeches two years ago… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: What the readers think – council poll results

A year ago Morinville residents elected mayor and council. This week marks the one year anniversary of their having been sworn to office. Each candidate had a platform they ran on. Each candidate made commitments to the community in terms of how they would govern and what initiatives they would bring to the table. We asked MorinvilleNews.com readers – A year later, which councillor has walked the walk the best? The results were as follows… […]

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Election 2010

Editorial Poll: Where do they stand a year later?

Tuesday marks the one year anniversary of the last municipal election, a time when Morinville residents went to the polls to select their mayor and council. Over the past year council has been challenged with a number of items: the mini-media frenzy over a misunderstood animal control bylaw, the divisive debate over whether or not Morinville should have… […]

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Election 2010

Turnbull elected school board chair

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Second-term Greater St. Albert Catholic School board trustee was elected chair of the board during Tuesday night’s organizational meeting.

Turnbull took the oath of office with five returning trustees and one new trustee, fellow Morinville representative Noreen Radford.

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Election 2010

County Council sworn and appointed

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Sturgeon County – Six councillors and Mayor Don Rigney were sworn into their respective offices of County Council Tuesday morning. Morinville Staff Sergeant Mac Richards performed the honours of taking the oath from councillors and mayor.

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Election 2010

St. Jean given third term as mayor by council

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Legal – A week after Alberta municipalities went to the polls, Albert St. Jean has received a third term as mayor of Legal. Unlike Morinville, Gibbons, Bon Accord and Sturgeon County, who hold separate elections for mayor; Legal continues to elect five councillors whom then elect the Town’s mayor from within at their organizational meeting.

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Election 2010

Council sworn in time for heavy agenda

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Mayor Lloyd Bertschi and the six councillors who will serve by his side over the next three years were sworn in by the Honourable Ken Kowalski, speaker of the Alberta Legislative Assembly and Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock MLA, Friday afternoon.

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Editorial & Opinion

Letter to the editor: Reader concerned about voter turnout

Next, congratulations to Mayor Lloyd Bertschi and to the six councillors. Having read all the articles that have been written in Morinvillenews.com and attending the All-Candidates Forum, I believe that all 10 people who ran for councillors should be congratulated for coming forward and hope those that didn’t win will come forward again in the next election.

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Election 2010

Trustees selected in close race

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville / Legal – Given three options for two school trustees on the ballot, Morinville voters elected Lauri-Ann Turnbull and Noreen Radford to the Greater St. Albert Catholic Region Division 29 school board with 930 and 906 votes, respectively, leaving candidate Heather Thiessen with 850 votes to try again in another three years.

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