October 25, 2016; Liverpool, NS: The sixth Council of the Region of Queens Municipality will officially take office at a swearing-in ceremony on November 1, 2016, at 6:00 p.m. The public are invited to attend the ceremony, to be held in the Council Chamber at the Region of Queens Municipality’s Administration building, 249 White Point Road, Liverpool.
Following an election, successful candidates are deemed Mayor Elect or Councillor Elect, depending on which position for which they ran. They cannot act as a member of the Municipal Council until they are officially sworn-in. After the swearing-in ceremony, they become members of the Region of Queens Municipality’s Council.
Mayor Elect David Dagley will be sworn in as the Region of Queens Municipality’s sixth Mayor, along with the Councillors Elect for seven districts during the ceremony. The 2016 – 2020 Region of Queens Council consists of Mayor Elect Dagley, District 1 Councillor Elect Kevin Muise, District 2 Councillor Elect Heather Kelly, District 3 Councillor Elect Brian G. Fralic, District 4 Councillor Elect Susan MacLeod, District 5 Councillor Elect Jack Fancy, District 6 Councillor Elect Raymond Fiske, and District 7 Councillor Elect Gilbert Johnson.
Council will be sworn-in at a ceremony celebrating the culture and heritage of the Region of Queens Municipality. The Invocation will be led by Dr. Reverend Steven Hopper, the Kings Orange Rangers will serve as ceremonial guard along with the RCMP, and the Honour Song will be performed by members of Acadia First Nation. All are welcome to attend this important ceremony marking the beginning of the four-year term of the sixth Council for the Region of Queens Municipality.