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County of Wellington Councillor Receives Long-Standing Service Award

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County of Wellington Councillor Receives Long-Standing Service Award

McGuinty Government Honours Municipal Official

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing

Former County of Wellington Councillor Carl Hall is the recipient of a 25-year Long-Standing Service Award from the Province of Ontario.

For the past 25 years, Hall served the people of Peel Township, the Township of Mapleton and most recently the County of Wellington as a county councillor. He was Deputy Reeve of the former Township of Peel, Reeve of the Township of Mapleton and subsequently Mayor of Mapleton before joining the County of Wellington Council in 2003.

In addition to his municipal role, Hall served on the board of directors for the 2000 International Plowing Match. He was elected Warden of Wellington County in 2002. Hall announced his retirement from municipal politics earlier this year.

Quick Facts

  • 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.

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“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 Councillor Hall for his ongoing dedication to public service.”

Rick Bartolucci

Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing

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