Leduc County council appoints mayor
At its organizational meeting held this morning, Leduc County council unanimously appointed Division 5 Councillor Tanni Doblanko to act as Leduc County mayor for a one-year term.
It is my honour to serve as Leduc County mayor and lead this council over the next year. This is a role that I take great pride in, and I know my fellow councillors feel the same about representing their divisions. I have great confidence in our collective council that we will continue to represent our ratepayers and advocate for their best interests.
Tanni Doblanko, mayor
Doblanko was nominated by Division 1 Councillor Rick Smith to serve her first term as mayor; this was the sole nomination and was carried unanimously. Doblanko was re-elected for her second term as division 5 councillor on Oct. 16, 2017.
A mayor is appointed from amongst council each year at the organizational meeting to serve a one-year term. The deputy mayor position is determined on an eight-month rotational basis; the deputy mayor schedule is as follows:
- Oct. 24, 2017 to June 30, 2018: division one councillor Rick Smith
- July 1, 2018 to Feb. 28, 2019: division two councillor Kelly-Lynn Lewis
- March 1, 2019 to Oct. 31, 2019: division three councillor Kelly Vandenberghe
- Nov. 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020: division four councillor Larry Wanchuk
- July 1, 2020 to Feb. 28, 2021: division six councillor Glenn Belozer
- March 1, 2021 to October 2021: division seven councillor Ray Scobie