* This is the official website providing information regarding the 2019 Deputy Mayor Council Vacancy Appointment for the Municipality of Mississippi Mills.

2019 Council Vacancy Appointment for Deputy Mayor

At the regular Council meeting on February 19, 2019 Council approved the appointment process for filling the Deputy Mayor's position. This process will be conducted as per the Municipality's Council Vacancy Appointment Policy which can be found below.

Council Vacancy Appointment Policy
Final Deputy Mayor Interview Questions (for March 25, 2019 meeting at Almonte Old Town Hall)

The Deputy Mayor position is an at-large position as well as one of Mississippi Mills representatives at Lanark County Council. The deadline for applications closed on Friday March 15, 2019. For a list of the Deputy Mayor applicants and contact information please see the table below.

Certified List of Deputy Mayor Applicants

For any questions please contact: Jeanne Harfield, Acting Clerk at jharfield@mississippimills.ca 

Deputy Mayor Applicants


Contact Information

 David Hinks137 Bridge St. Apt. B, Almonte ON, K0A 1A0
E-mail: hinks.david@rogers.com
Phone: 613-295-2295
Personal Statement
  Rickey Minnille276 Ann St., Almonte, ON, K0A 1A0
E-mail: rickeyminn@gmail.com
Phone: 613-256-1735
 Steve Maynard146 Queen St., Almonte, ON, K0A 1A0
E-mail: millsparks@bell.net
 Jane Torrance 23 Mary St., Almonte, ON, K0A 1A0
E-mail: janetorrance@hotmail.com
Phone: 613-256-3576
Personal Statement
 Paul Watters129 Gemmill St., Clayton, ON, K0A 1P0
E-mail: paulwatters1949@gmail.com
Phone: 613-223-6020
Personal Statement
 Philip Wood
148 Union Street North, Almonte, ON,  K0A 1A0
Email: philwood49@gmail.com
Phone: 613-292-4406
Personal Statement

Appointment Timeline

 February 5, 2019

 Council declares Deputy Mayor seat vacant

 February 19, 2019 Council directs the Clerk to proceed with an appointment process
 February 25, 2019 Notice of appointment process published in local paper,
 Municipal website, and social media (to run for 3 weeks)
 March 15, 2019 Candidate Application Deadline at 2:00 p.m.
 Candidate Personal Statement Deadline at 2:00 p.m.
 March 25, 2019 Special Council Meeting (Almonte Old Town Hall)
 Appointment Process Part 1: Interviews
 Final Interview Questions
 March 28, 2019 Special Council Meeting (Almonte Old Town Hall)

 Appointment Process Part 2: Selection

 Council to pass a by-law appointing candidate

 Appointed candidate takes Oath of Office
 April 1, 2019 Appointed Candidate Orientation
 April 2, 2019 Appointed candidate attends first Regular Council meeting

 * Please check back regularly as the website will be updated as new information becomes available for the 2019 Council Vacancy process.

2018 Election Results

Your new 2018 Municipal Council and School Board Trustees:

Total Voter Turnout - 59.7%


Christa Lowry

Deputy Mayor

John Levi (seat currently vacant)

Almonte CouncillorsJohn Dalgity
Jan Maydan

Ramsay Councillors

Bev Holmes

Cynthia Guerard

Pakenham Councillor

Denzil (Denny) Ferguson

English Separate School Trustee

Jennifer Cooney 

English Public School TrusteeDonald Cram
French Separate School TrusteeAnouk Tremblay 
French Public School TrusteeColette Stitt 

For current Council contact information please visit the Mayor & Council page under Town Hall.

Election Results Details

Additional Information

Candidate Information

Certified List of Candidates 

Candidate Contact Information

Candidates' Questions to Municipal Staff

Candidate Financial Statements (coming soon)

Compliance Audit Committee


Terms of Reference

Frequently Asked Questions - Compliance Audit Committee

Accessible Election Plan
Accessibility information for all electors and candidates
 2014 Elections ArchivesArchived information about previous Election Results and Financial Statements
 2016 Appointment  ArchivesAppointment Procedure for Filling Council Vacancy
Certified List of Candidates (2016 Candidates)

 * Please check back regularly as the website will be updated as new information becomes available *