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Election 2013

Council to appoint new mayor in August

Reading Time: 4 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The mayoral vacancy left by the passing of Morinville Mayor Paul Krauskopf will be filled later this summer. In a 3-2 decision Thursday afternoon, Council moved in favour of having Deputy Mayor Lisa Holmes continue in the acting mayor role until Council’s next regular meeting Aug. 27. Councillors Gordon Boddez and Sheldon Fingler opposed the motion by Councillor Nicole Boutestein, preferring instead to appoint a new mayor now.

Deputy Mayor Holmes called the special meeting for 5:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon to hear Council’s options… […]

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Election 2013

Deputy Mayor calls special meeting

Reading Time: 1 minuteBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A special meeting regarding Council leadership in the absence of a mayor will be held Thursday afternoon. The Town announced at 2:27 p.m. Tuesday afternoon Deputy Mayor Lisa Holmes had called the meeting for Thursday at 5:30 p.m… […]

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Election 2013

Holmes running for mayor of Morinville

Reading Time: 7 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Town Councillor Lisa Holmes, currently serving her turn as Deputy Mayor, has announced she will run for Mayor of Morinville in the fall General Municipal Election.

Holmes moved to Morinville four years ago with her family and was elected three years ago with 1,007 votes. The then political newcomer took third place in the 2010 Council race, right behind front-runners Councillor Gordon Boddez (1,088 votes) and then Councillor Paul Krauskopf (1,050 votes). Three years later, Holmes believes she is the right person to lead Morinville over the next four years… […]

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Local News

Deputy Mayor appointed to Premier’s Council on Alberta’s Promise

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Morinville News Staff

Edmonton – Deputy Mayor Lisa Holmes is among 84 Alberta community, business and agency leaders appointed to the Premier’s Council on Alberta’s Promise, a group that will work directly with businesses by providing information and support to help their financial and in-kind investments to agencies and communities at a local level to support children and youth programs and initiatives. The appointment is in effect until Mar. 31, 2016. … […]

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Election 2010

County Council sworn and appointed

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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.