Big Lakes County Council elected Ward 3 Councillor Ken Matthews as Reeve and Ward 1 Councillor David Marx as Deputy Reeve at the annual organizational meeting on Tuesday, October 27, 2020.
Reeve Matthews has been on Council since 2006 and was the former Reeve from 2013 -2018 and the former Deputy Reeve from 2018 – 2020.
“I would like to thank my fellow councillors for their trust and confidence in electing me to the position of Reeve,” said Reeve Matthews. “I plan to make it my priority to work as a team with Council, Administration, ratepayers, and stakeholders to help accomplish Council’s goals. As always, I will continue to advocate for the residents of Big Lakes County to ensure that our issues are heard.”
Deputy Reeve Marx has been on Council since 1998 and was the former Deputy Reeve from 2001 – 2018.
“It is an honour to serve the people of Big Lakes County as Deputy Reeve,” said Deputy Reeve Marx. “I would like to thank Council for their continued support and look forward to ensuring that Big Lakes County remains the ideal place to live, work, and play.”
Council holds an organizational meeting each year to choose a Reeve, Deputy Reeve, and make various committee appointments.