Halton recognizes Regional Councillors for their contributions

Halton recognizes Regional Councillors for their contributions

Release Date: Nov 23, 2018


Chair Carr presents Burlington Mayor Rick Goldring with a token of appreciation at the Halton Regional Council meeting on November 21, 2018.


Regional Councillor John Taylor at the Halton Regional Council meeting on November 21, 2018.


Regional Councillors Rick Craven and Jack Dennison at the end-of-term meeting of Regional Council on November 21, 2018.

On November 21, at the Regional Council meeting, Halton Regional Chair Gary Carr and Councillors recognized their colleagues who are not returning next term for their dedication and achievements during their time on Council.

“I would like to thank all my fellow Councillors for their unwavering commitment to serving the people of our community,” said Halton Regional Chair Gary Carr. “Your contributions have made a positive impact on Halton.”

The following Councillors will not be returning to Regional Council for the 2018-2022 term:

  • Councillor Rick Craven (retired, 18 years of service)
  • Councillor Jack Dennison (24 years of service)
  • Mayor Rick Goldring (12 years of service)
  • Councillor Blair Lancaster (eight years of service)
  • Councillor John Taylor (retired, 30 years of service)

“On behalf of everyone in Halton, I would like to express my gratitude to each of you and wish you the best of luck in the future,” said Chair Carr.

The inaugural meeting of the 2018-2022 Halton Regional Council will take place at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at Halton Regional Centre.

The Regional Municipality of Halton serves 570,000 residents in the City of Burlington, the Town of Halton Hills, the Town of Milton, and the Town of Oakville. Halton Region is committed to meeting the needs of its residents through the delivery of cost-effective, quality programs and services, including water and wastewater; Regional roads and planning; paramedic services; waste management; public health; social assistance; children’s and seniors’ services; housing services; heritage programs; emergency management and economic development. For more information, call 311 or visit Halton Region’s website at halton.ca.


Halton Regional Chair Gary Carr thanks Regional Councillor Blair Lancaster for her service at the Regional Council meeting on November 21, 2018.

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Media contact:
Robert Hunter
Communications Specialist
Policy Integration & Communications
Halton Region
905-825-6000 ext. 7064
robert.hunter@halton.ca