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Mayors agree to discuss opening plenary meeting to the public

Questions asked about incinerator project at February meeting of MRC council

by Charles Dickson
Campbell's Bay
Feb. 21, 2024
All 18 mayors at last week’s meeting of Pontiac county council supported a motion to discuss the possibility of opening their monthly plenary session to the public.
The motion, brought forward by Shawville mayor Bill McCleary, proposed that “discussions of this issue be conducted over the next few weeks for a final vote at the next public sitting” of the council.
In its preamble, McCleary’s resolution made reference to an informal survey of MRC Pontiac mayors conducted by “local media”. The survey, conducted by THE EQUITY in November of last year, found an approximate three-way split among the 18 mayors on the question of public attendance at the monthly plenary, with five mayors supportive, five opposed, six undecided, one open to . . .

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