Nixon back in the saddle as Stettler County reeve

County of Stettler veteran councillor Wayne Nixon was re-elected as reeve last Wednesday as council held its organizational meeting.

County of Stettler veteran councillor Wayne Nixon was re-elected as reeve last Wednesday as council held its organizational meeting.

While council appointments virtually remain unchanged, council reduced the number of committees the county will participate in this operating year. Council members also decided to display their fee sheets monthly on the County of Stettler website at stettlercounty.ca.

“Council has made it clear that they are confident in its leadership, working relationships and representation on committees and boards,” Shawna Benson, the county’s director of communications, said in a news release.

“Council took the time to evaluate its representation on several committees and is committed to being a more-efficient and accountable council by eliminating instances of redundancy and irrelevancy, and also bowed out of committees where information could be gathered in a more cost-efficient manner.”

Nixon was unanimously voted for his third year as reeve, while Coun. Joe Gendre was unanimously chosen to remain the chair of the Agriculture Service Board, and Blake Chapman was also given the unanimous nod to remain the chair of the Municipal Planning Commission.

The deputy reeve position is a rotating role every six months. Coun. Terry Schiffner serves from this October to April 30, 2013, while Coun. Lawrence Wilkie fills the role from May 1, 2013, to October 2013.

Here’s a rundown of appointments for Reeve Nixon and councillors Gendre, Wilkie, Schiffner, Chapman, James Nibourg and Greggory Jackson:

— Agriculture Service Board: chair Gendre, vice-chair Jackson, and all council members.

— Municipal Planning Commission: chair Chapman, vice-chair Nibourg, all council members.

— County Assessment Review Board: Gendre, Jackson, Nibourg (alternate Wilkie).

— Battle River Research Group: Jackson and Gendre.

— BioGas project: all council.

— Buffalo Lake Intermunicipal Development Plan: Gendre and Nixon.

— Buffalo Lake Management Team: Gendre and Nixon.

— Central Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties: Nixon and deputy reeve.

— County Disaster Services: Nibourg, Jackson, Schiffner and Wilkie.

— County of Stettler Housing Authority: Chapman, Nibourg (Wilkie).

— Town and County Fire Commission: Schiffner, Jackson (Wilkie).

— Parkland Regional Library board: Schiffner, (Nibourg).

— Physician recruitment committee: Chapman and Jackson.

— County regional recreation board: Jackson and Wilkie.

— Red Deer Users Group: Gendre.

— Stettler regional partnerships committee: Nixon.

— Shirley McClellan Regional Water Services Commission: Nixon (Gendre).

— Starland/Stettler Regional Water Project: Wilkie and Schiffner.

— Stettler Airport board: Nibourg (Chapman).

— Stettler District Ambulance Association: Chapman, Wilkie, (Nibourg).

— Stettler and District Family and Community Support Services: Gendre, Chapman, (Jackson).

— Stettler Public Library Board: Schiffner (Nibourg).

— Stettler Health Services Foundation: Jackson (Chapman).

— Stettler Seed-Cleaning Plant: Wilkie (Schiffner).

— Stettler Town and Country Museum: Nibourg (Nixon)

— Stettler Waste Management Authority: Gendre, Nibourg, (Jackson).

— County of Stettler office/shop planning committee: Jackson, Schiffner, (Chapman).

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