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Haldimand County Councillor Receives Long-Standing Service Award

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Haldimand County Councillor Receives Long-Standing Service Award

McGuinty Government Honours Municipal Official

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing

Councillor Lorne Boyko of Haldimand County is the recipient of a 25-year Long-Standing Service Award from the Province of Ontario.

Boyko has served the residents of Dunnville and area since 1982, first as a town councillor, then regional councillor, and currently as a single-tier county councillor. Over the years he served as deputy mayor in Dunnville and Haldimand County, as well as acting regional chair and acting mayor. 

In addition to being a councillor, Boyko has been actively involved in many committees, including the Haldimand County First Nations Relationship Committee, the Haldimand County Police Service Board and Grand River Conservation Authority.

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 Boyko for his ongoing dedication to public service.”

Rick Bartolucci

Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing

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