Morinville will hold by-election this fall
By Stephen Dafoe
Morinville – Veteran Morinville Town Councillor Ben Van de Walle has stepped down after being recently diagnosed with leukemia, prompting a by-election to fill his vacant council seat. Council called a special meeting Tuesday afternoon to decide if a by-election would be held to fill the seat.
“He just felt with his health he wouldn’t be able to carry on his duties as councillor,” said Debbie Oyarzun, Morinville’s Chief Administrative officer, adding Councillor Van de Walle submitted his resignation July 16… […]