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Timmins Councillor Receives Long-Standing Service Award

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Timmins Councillor Receives Long-Standing Service Award

McGuinty Government Honours Municipal Official

Timmins Councillor Michael Doody is the recipient of a 25-year Long-Standing Service Award from the Province of Ontario.

Doody became mayor of the City of Timmins in 1977 and held this office for three years.  He has also served as a councillor for the city on four separate occasions.  His most recent term as councillor began in 2006.

Doody's career highlights include spearheading the Timmins Economic Development Corporation, being one of the founding members of the Timmins Museum - National Exhibition Centre, and serving on many organizations as an executive member over the years.

Long-Standing Service Awards are given to municipally-elected officials with at least 25 years of service.  The program was introduced by the Ontario government in 2004.

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  • Municipally-elected officials with 50 years of service started being recognized with a similar award in 2006.
  • Service does not have to be consecutive or with the same municipality for these awards.

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“The Long-Standing Service Award is a fitting tribute to recognize our locally-elected officials, and I would like to thank Councillor Doody for his dedication to public service.”

Jim Bradley

Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing

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