Council Considers Options On Filling Mayor's Chair Tonight

Posted: 2019-11-25 10:00:12 By: hbr

Councillors could be deciding how they will be filling the vacant seat of the Mayor of Huntsville tonight at their regularly scheduled meeting.

Councilors will hear a report on the options to fill the seat left vacant when Scott Aitchison resigned to take up the position of MP for Parry Sound Muskoka.

The report offers 4 options:

  • appointing a current member of council
  • appointing the other candidate who ran for the position in the last election
  • soliciting applications from qualified individuals
  • running a by-election

As of press time, Peggy Peterson, who ran for the mayor's position in the last election, has withdrawn her name from consideration.