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Boissevain-Morton Council is the governing body for the Town of Boissevain and R.M. of Morton with members elected by residents of Boissevain and Morton municipality for a four-year term of office. Council deals with matters requiring policy direction, by-laws or by-law amendments, responses or actions to pertinent issues.

Boissevain-Morton Council have combined and consist of one mayor and eight councillors. Four councillors will represent the Boissevain Ward and four counncillors will represent the Morton ward. They meet twice a month at the Boissevain Civic Center at 420 South Railway Street.

Election of new amalgamted council to begin January 1, 2015

Municipal election was held Wednesday, October 22, 2014. The certified list of candidates elected, which includes any acclamations are:

  • For the office of Mayor:
  • Edward Anderson (elected by acclamation)

  • For the offices of Councillor to represent the Boissevain Ward:
  • Rob Adams (elected by acclamation)
  • Lonnie Graham (elected by acclamation)
  • Eric Reichert (elected by acclamation)
  • Judy Swanson (elected by acclamation)

  • For the offices of Councillor to represent the Morton Ward to fill four councillor positions:
  • Rhonda Coupland (elected)
  • Elmer McCallum (elected)
  • Douglas Robertson (elected)
  • David Stead (elected)

Members of the public who wish to make presentations to council may do so by contacting the Administrator.

  • Lloyd Leganchuk, Administrator
  • Leo Poulin, Assistant Administrator
    Phone: 204-534-2433 • Fax: 204-534-3710
  • admin@boissevain.ca
    420 South Railway Street
  • Box 490
    Boissevain, Manitoba R0K 0E0

Municipality of Boissevain-Morton Appointment BY-LAW 2015-01

BEING a By-law of the Municipality of Boissevain-Morton, in Manitoba, fixing the time and place of Council meetings of Council, setting the distribution of office expenses and office salaries and making council appointments to various committees of Council.

WHEREAS it is deemed necessary and expedient to fix the time and place of meetings of the Council, setting up the distribution of office expenses and office salaries and make Council Appointments to various committees of Council for the year 2015.

NOW THEREFORE the Council of the Municipality of Boissevain-Morton in open session.

Assembled enacts as follows:

1. THAT regular monthly meetings of Council shall be held in the Municipal Council Chambers in the Town of Boissevain on the first Tuesday of each month @ 7:00 p.m. and third Thursday of every month @ 7:30 a.m. The Procedure By-law will outline when the Mayor and other members of Council can call special meetings or change regular meetings.

2. THAT Rob Adams and David Stead be appointed Deputy-Mayor for the year.

3. THAT the Mayor, or Deputy Mayor and the Administrator, or Assistant Administrator, be appointed signing officers for the year.

4. THAT the Boissevain Ward and the Morton Ward each pay 50% of all office expenses.

5. THAT the Boissevain Ward and the Morton Ward each pay 50% of all office salaries after the first 20% of total salaries is charged to the Boissevain Utility Department.

6. Areas of responsibility are to be the following.

AREA #1 Morton ward and Boissevain ward
All areas west of old #10 and north of Railway tracks
Elmer McCallum and Rob Adams

AREA#2 Morton ward and Boissevain ward
All areas east of old #10 and north of Railway tracks
Doug Robertson and Eric Reichert

AREA #3 Morton ward and Boissevain ward
All areas west of #10 and south of Railway tracks
David Stead and Judy Swanson

AREA #4 Morton ward and Boissevain Ward
All area east of # 10 and south of Railway tracks
Rhonda Coupland and Lonnie Graham

7. THAT the following Committees be appointed:

CIVIC CENTRE & OFFICE STAFF
M.E. Anderson, Rob Adams, Judy Swanson, Elmer McCallum

LEGAL - Kelly Dickson

ARTS COUNCIL
M.E. Anderson, Wayne Pringle, Brian Clark

PROTECTIVE SERVICES
FIRE DEPARTMENT

Eric Reichert, Rhonda Coupland, Martin Paradis-Fire Chief, Jamie Turner-Deputy Chief, Lloyd Leganchuk

E.M.O.
M.E. Anderson and all council, Richard Dyck

BUILDING INSPECTOR
All Council, Eugene Melynchuk

PLANNING DISTRICT
Rob Adams, Lonnie Graham, Eugene Melynchuk

ANIMAL & PEST CONTROL
All Council, Craig Barwick, Lloyd Leganchuk and Leo Poulin

PUBLIC WORKS, WORKSHOP & YARD
M.E. Anderson, Doug Robertson, Lonnie Graham, Elmer McCallum, Doug Harper and Richard Dyck ($500.00 limit)

EQUIPMENT/MAINTENANCE
Eric Reichert, Lonnie Graham, David Stead Doug Robertson Doug Harper, Richard Dyck, Lloyd Leganchuk

ROAD CONSTRUCTION/PAVING
All Council, Richard Dyck, Doug Harper, Lloyd Leganchuk

GRAVEL COMMITTEE
Doug Robertson, David Stead, Richard Dyck

GRAVELLING/SNOWPLOWING
M.E. Anderson
Each Council in their Ward, Doug Harper, Richard Dyck, Lloyd Leganchuk

HANDI-VAN
Rob Adams, Elmer McCallum, Raylene Smith

WHITEWATER LAKE COMMITTEEE
Rob Adams, Elmer McCallum, Doug Roberton

ENV. HEALTH SERVICES

LANDFILL SITE-RECYCLING & GARBAGE PICK UP
M.E.Anderson, David Stead, Ernie Facey, Clayton Fisher, Lloyd Leganchuk

PUBLIC HEALTH & WELFARE SERVICES
Judy Swanson, Doug Robertson, Neta Mains, Rudy Engbrecht Clayton Fisher

CEMETERY COMMITTEEE
Judy Swanson, Doug Robertson, Neta Mains, Rudi Engbrecht, Clayton Fisher, Leo Poulin, Bernice Cuvelier

ENV.DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

WEED CONTROL, PRUNING/DUTCH ELM
Eric Reichert, Lloyd Leganchuk

TRAILER COURT
Eric Reichert, Lloyd Leganchuk

ECONOMIC DEV. SERVICES
NEW DEVELOPMENT
All Council, Eugene Melynchuk

VETERINARY BOARD
M.E. Anderson, Lonnie Graham, Rhonda Coupland, Owen Alvis, Myna Cryderman, Bill Campbell, Maureen Epp, Lloyd Leganchuk

TURTLE MOUNTAIN CONSERVATION
Rob Adams, Wakopa - Myna Cryderman and Don Neufeld, Whitewater/Elgin 0 David H. Neufeld and Murray Duncan, Upper Pembina -

TURTLE MNT.DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
Eric Reichert, Judy Swanson, Rhonda Coupland, David Stead, Mark Witherspoon, Casey Guenther, Mark Loewen, Lloyd Leganchuk

TURTLE MNT.SUSTAINABLE VENTURES CORP.
M.E. Anderson, Lonnie Graham, Mark Witherspoon

MINIATURE RAILWAY/TOURISM BOOTH
M.E. Anderson, Judy Swanson, Lloyd Leganchuk

IRVIN GOODON WILDLIFE MUSEUM
M.E. Anderson, Judy Swanson, David Stead, Rhonda Coupland, Lloyd Leganchuk

TOWN SIGN/BILLBOARDS, CHRISTMAS
M.E. Anderson, Doug Harper

RECREATION & CULTURE SERVICES:
SWIMMING POOL, ARENA PARK, KINSMEN PARK

Rob Adams, Doug Robertson, Bob McCallum, Brent Littlejohn, Jason Billaney, Wayne Clyne, Al Hussman, Berkley Holstein

CAMPGROUND
Ed Anderson

NEW FACILITY STEERING COMMITTEEE
Rob Adams, Doug Robertson, Chairperson-Doug Troke, Secretary-Brent Littlejohn, Finance-Lloyd Leganchuk, Communications: Ryan Albrecht, Corey Billaney, Travis Laing, Brenda Nixon, Bob McCallum

BECKONING HILLS MUSEUM
Lonnie Graham, Donna Garland, Doreen Smith, Frank Burton

MONCUR GALLERY
Judy Swanson, Donna Jean Lamb

BOISSEVAIN-MORTON LIBRARY
Elmer McCallum, Gordon Hallett, Muriel McCallum, Nancy Burton, Donna Garland, Bernice Cuvelier

BOISSEVAIN-MORTON LIBRARY BUILDING COMMITTEEE
Elmer McCallum, Herman Dyck, Ed Albrecht, Michelle Scott, Eugene Melynchuk, Allan E. Pearen, Ed Dyck

BOISSEVAIN-MORTON THEATRE
Rhonda Coupland, Julie Gadson, Mark Witherspoon, Brandt Bessant, Brad Peters, Clare Littlejohn

LEGION HALL BOARD
M.E. Anderson, Doug Robertson, Hugh McRuer, Rick Pearce, Jim McLenehan, Chris Arthur Lloyd Leganchuk

WESTMAN TV ACCESS
Ed Pulver, Leo Poulin, Lloyd Leganchuk

TURTLE MNT. SOURIS PLAINS
Judy Swanson, David D. Neufeld

SERVICE FOR SENIORS
Rhonda Coupland, Amy Alvis

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