Swearing-in of Mississippi Mills Council attracted a full house

by Neil Carleton

Council Swearing In 1 December 2 2014
A full house greeted Council-elect on Tuesday night, December 2, as piper Regan Warner escorted the soon-to-be Councilors and Mayor into the Council Chamber a few minutes past 7:00 p.m.
All the seats in the public gallery were full, and additional chairs were set out around the room to accommodate the many residents who attended.
All the seats in the public gallery were full, and additional chairs were set out around the room to accommodate the many residents who attended.
The administration of the oath of office was conducted for the whole Council rather than swearing-in individual Councilors and the Mayor.
The administration of the oath of office was conducted for the whole Council rather than swearing-in individual Councilors and the Mayor.
Council Swearing In 4 December 2 2014
Mayor Shaun McLaughlin received the Chain of Office from the municipality’s Chief Administrative Officer, Diane Smithson.

 

Before the Council meeting was adjourned, the Mayor gave a short speech which is copied here in full.

Council Swearing In 5 December 2 2014
left-to-right  Councilors Jane Torrance, Christa Lowry, Val Wilkinson, Duncan Abbott; Mayor Shaun McLaughlin; Councilors John Edwards, Denzil Ferguson, Bernard Cameron, Jill McCubbin, Paul Watters, Alex Gillis

Photos: © Neil Carleton