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Tue, 22 Nov 2022
It was a full house for the public reception and Inaugural Council meeting for the 2022-2026 Oakville Town Council last night at Town Hall.
The Mayor and 14 Town and Regional Councillors were officially sworn into office by the Honourable Mr. Justice Clayton C. Conlan, and Vida Rosen, from the Baha’i Community, on behalf of the Interfaith Council of Halton delivered the invocation.
The Honourable Anita Anand, Minister of National Defence, and Pam Damoff, MP Oakville North – Burlington, joined in the ceremony and brought greetings on behalf of the Federal Government, and Effie J. Triantafilopoulos, MPP, Oakville North – Burlington, sent greetings on behalf of Premier Doug Ford and the Government of Ontario.
At the meeting, the 2023 Council and Standing Committee schedule of meetings was approved, and Council appointments to the various advisory committees and boards were approved, and is available on oakville.ca.
Mayor Rob Burton delivered his fifth inaugural address that spoke to the community’s many accomplishments over the years, including saving the Ford plant three times, our thriving economic development and we have built more playing fields, recreation centres and arenas.
“Welcome to the new term of council. Together with our engaged community we will create a thriving future for the town we all love. We will use our growth to ensure we thrive and shine. A thriving town is a growing, livable, sustainable, and welcoming town.”
-Mayor Rob Burton
“On behalf of town staff, I welcome the 2022-2026 Term of Council and look forward to working with them collaboratively in serving our community. As Oakville grows, we will continue to build on the many priorities that help move our town forward and provide improved services for our residents.”
-Jane Clohecy, Chief Administrative Officer
The following is the 2022-2026 Oakville Town Council:
Jonathan McNeice, Town Councillor
Sean O’Meara, Town and Regional Councillor
Ray Chisholm, Town Councillor
Cathy Duddeck, Town and Regional Councillor
Dave Gittings, Town Councillor
Janet Haslett-Theall, Town and Regional Councillor
Peter Longo, Town Councillor
Allan Elgar, Town and Regional Councillor
Marc Grant, Town Councillor
Jeff Knoll, Town and Regional Councillor
Natalia Lishchyna, Town Councillor
Tom Adams, Town and Regional Councillor
Scott Xie, Town Councillor
Nav Nanda, Town and Regional Councillor