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Council to appoint new Ward 4 Town Councillor on May 7, 2018

Ward 4 Town Councillor
Council to appoint new Ward 4 Town Councillor on May 7, 2018
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Gisele Shaw

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Gisele Shaw is the Manager of Corporate Communication for the town of Oakville since 2002. Prior to working for the town she worked for Halton Region as a communications specialist. She is a graduate of Humber College.

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Seventeen candidates have applied to fill the position of Ward 4 Town Councillor. Their papers have been certified by Oakville’s Town Clerk certified.

Candidates for Ward 4 Town Councillor

  1. Lee Conley
  2. Joel Dart
  3. Rohit Dhamija
  4. David Haslam
  5. Hart Jansson
  6. Lois Knepflar
  7. Peter Longo
  8. Peter MacFarlane
  9. Cheryle McCullagh
  10. Adrian Paris
  11. Sushila Pereira
  12. Gerald Popp
  13. Jordan Rosenberg
  14. Christopher Saunders
  15. Adnan Shabaz
  16. Oliver Vadas
  17. Bob Vaudry

A special meeting of Council is scheduled for Monday, May 7, 2018 in Council Chamber at Town Hall to give each applicant five minutes to explain why he or she is the best candidate for the position. Council will then vote to appoint the successful candidate to fill the vacancy. The seat will be filled by appointment until the end of the current Town Council term which runs until November 30, 2018.

The position of Ward 4 Town Councillor was left vacant following the resignation of former councillor Roger Lapworth, who announced his resignation for personal reasons on March 29, 2018. Town Council officially declared the Ward 4 seat vacant at its meeting on April 3, 2018.

For the next term of Council, December 1, 2018 to November 14, 2022, the Ward 4 position will be filled through the 2018 Municipal Election on October 22. The nomination deadline is July 27 at 2 p.m. Candidates may complete and file nomination forms at the Clerk’s department at Town Hall now through to July 26 during regular business hours (Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) and between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. on July 27. Visit elections.oakville.ca for more information.