Elected in October 2020, your Municipal Council consists of a Warden, Deputy Warden, and five district Councillors, each elected for a four-year term. Municipal voters will elect one Councillor from each of seven (7) districts, while the Warden and Deputy Warden are nominated and appointed by Council and appointed through a Council motion.
Regular Monthly Meetings
*Due to the on-going COVID-19 situation, the Municipality of the District of Shelburne will be holding all Council meetings, via conference call until further notice. No members of the public are able to participate. Meeting times and date will be published on the Events Calendar page*
Draft minutes will be posted on the municipality’s website within 24 hours of the meeting, as per the direction of the Minister.
Members of Council meet for regularly scheduled Council meetings on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month, with the exception of the month of August. Meeting dates and agendas are published online at least 3 days prior to the meeting date.
* “In Camera” sessions may be held prior to or immediately following Regular Council Meetings, depending upon the issue.
Role of the Warden
The Warden serves as the head of Council, the responsibility to officially represent the council. Along with providing leadership, the Warden represents the interests of the Municipality of Shelburne in inter-governmental relations with the provincial and federal governments on a variety of issues affecting our communities.
Role of Council
Council is responsible for representing the public and advancing economic, social, and cultural well-being. This includes developing and evaluating our policies and programs that match our priorities, ensuring accountability and transparency, and giving voice to the issues that matter to you.
Councillor Doris Townsend
Warden Penny Smith
Councillor Sherry Thorburn Irvine
Councillor Terry McIntyre
Councillor Heidi Wagner
Councillor Ron Coole
Deputy Warden Dale Richardson