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Mark Lovshin sworn in as 2018 County Warden

Posted on Wednesday December 13, 2017
Mark Lovshin

Cobourg, ON – December 13, 2017 – Hamilton Township Mayor and County Councillor Mark Lovshin was sworn in today as 2018 Warden for Northumberland County. This is Warden Lovshin’s second term in this position.

“I am truly energized and excited to do my best as the 2018 Warden for Northumberland County,” stated Warden Lovshin. “As we continue striving to deliver value for our residents during the final year of this term of Council, I look forward to collaboration with my fellow councillors, County staff and all of our stakeholders to complete objectives outlined in our four-year Strategic Plan.”

Outgoing Warden Mark Walas thanked Council and staff for a productive year, reflecting on 2017 accomplishments. “2017 was a year full of significance for Northumberland County,” he indicated. “It was the year we joined the nation in celebrating Canada’s 150 anniversary; a year of grand openings, new partnerships, milestones achieved, and key initiatives advanced on behalf of Northumberland residents, and it has been my great honour to serve as Warden during this time. I certainly look forward to a productive 2018 full of meaningful milestones achieved for the benefit of our community.”  

The role of Northumberland County Warden is a one-year term, filled by one of the seven members of County Council.  The Warden is appointed based on a vote by Council or, in the case of a single candidate, an acclamation.

Warden Lovshin is currently in his third term as Mayor of Hamilton Township after first being elected to the role in 2006. Born and raised in Hamilton Township, Warden Lovshin has a strong agricultural background, and operates a vegetable stand, raises market lambs, and operates a dairy farm with his brother and father.

For more information about Warden Lovshin and other members of Northumberland County Council, please visit: MeetYourCouncil.


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