November 10, 2015
Prince Edward County has changed its course and voted to downsize council,
a decision the mayor says will be challenged before the Ontario Municipal Board.
A week ago the committee of the whole carried a motion that would keep the status quo – 10 wards and a 16 member horseshoe.
After a lengthy debate and series of recorded votes Tuesday night, council approved reducing to nine wards with a 14 member council – a plan that received minimal support during recent public consultations.
(9 Councillors for the plan: Jamie Forrester, Steve Graham, David Harrison, Treat Hull, Janice Maynard, Brad Nieman, Dianne O’Brien; Roy Pennell and Lenny Epstein. 7 Councillors against: Gordon Fox, Kevin Gale, Bill Roberts, Barry Turpin, Jim Dunlop, Steven Ferguson and Robert Quaiff)…….Read more at quintenews.ca