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Morinville News

Boddez appointed Morinville mayor

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The community has a new mayor, at least until the next one is sworn in after the Oct. 21 election. Councillor Gordon Boddez was appointed mayor Tuesday night during the Aug. 27 meeting of Morinville Town Council. He fills the mayoral vacancy left by the June 30 passing of Morinville Mayor Paul Krauskopf. After beign appointed mayor, Boddez was sworn in and resumed his regular Council seat and not the chair reserved for mayor.

The discussion was the first order of business at Council’s Aug. 27 meeting. Deputy Mayor Lisa Holmes took nominations from the floor and Councillor Sheldon Fingler put forward Boddez’ name. Boddez was appointed mayor with a unanimous vote of Council… […]