County of Brant Mayor Receives Long-Standing Service Award
McGuinty Government Honours Municipal Official
Mayor Ron Eddy of the County of Brant is the recipient of a 25-year Long-Standing Service Award from the Province of Ontario.
Ron Eddy was first elected to office in the Township of South Dumfries in 1978 while he was still working as the chief administrative officer and clerk for the County of Middlesex. In 1991 Eddy left South Dumfries and served as MPP for Brant-Haldimand-Norfolk until 1995. He returned to South Dumfries in 1997-1998.
In 1999, Eddy was elected Mayor of the County of Brant, a position he continues to hold to this day. In addition to his municipal experience, Ron has been involved with a number of community organizations, including the Children's Aid Society of Brant where he served as vice-president.
- 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.
- Municipally-elected officials with 50 years of service are recognized with a similar award first introduced in 2006.
- Service does not have to be consecutive or with the same municipality for these awards.
“The Long-Standing Service Award is a fitting tribute to recognize the hard work and commitment of our locally elected officials. I would like to thank Mayor Eddy for his ongoing dedication to public service.”