Iqaluit City Council Appoints new Deputy Mayor, Alternate Deputy Mayor and Committee Chairs

November 13, 2019

Iqaluit City Council Appoints new Deputy Mayor, Alternate Deputy Mayor and Committee Chairs

November 13, 2019 (Iqaluit, Nunavut) – On November 12, at the first meeting of Iqaluit’s new Mayor and Council, Janet Brewster was appointed as the new Deputy Mayor.  Mayor Bell recommended the appointed, which was unanimously supported by the council. 

“I am proud to recommend the nomination of Councillor Brewster for Deputy Mayor.  She is a strong voice for our City’s most vulnerable citizens and I look forward to working with her for positive change,” said Mayor Bell.

The new council also selected an Alternate Deputy Mayor, Solomon Awa and appointed chairpersons and representatives for City committees and boards as follows:

Finance Committee of the Whole:

Chairperson- Councillor Sheppard, Vice Chairperson- Councillor Lucassie

 

Public Works and Engineering Committee of the Whole: 

Chairperson -Councillor Stevenson, Vice Chairperson - Councillor Akumalik

 

Planning and Development Committee of the Whole: 

Chairperson- Councillor Akumalik and Vice Chairperson -Councillor Awa

 

Economic Development and Strategic Planning:

Chairperson - Councillor Flaherty and Vice Chairperson- Councillor Brewster

 

Note: Committees of the Whole are comprised of all council members

 

Taxi Advisory Committee: 

Chairperson - Councillor Sheppard and Vice Chairperson - Councillor Akumalik

 

Recreation Advisory Committee:

Chairperson - Councillor Awa, Vice Chairperson - Councillor Lucassie and member -Councillor Brewster

 

Grievance Committee:

Chairperson -Councillor Lucassie and Vice Chairperson- Councillor Sheppard

 

Development Appeal Board Chairperson:

Councillor Stevenson

 

Board of Revisions Chairperson:

Councillor Stevenson

 

Search and Rescue Mayor’s Representative: 

Councillor Nattaq

 

For additional information, please contact:

Rod Mugford

City Clerk

City of Iqaluit

r.mugford@iqaluit.ca

979-5600