Puslinch Mayor Dennis Lever is running unopposed for the Wellington County warden’s chair.
Current Warden George Bridge, mayor of Minto, will not be seeking a second two-year term. Instead, Bridge announced at the Nov. 24 council meeting he would be interested in chairing the county’s economic development committee, a post he held prior to becoming warden in December of 2014.
“It’s a great organization and I can’t say enough about it,” said Bridge of the county staff and his fellow councillors. “I’ve had two great years and part of that two great years is this council. This council’s been very good to work with … we’ve had issues that we’ve had to deal with and we’ve had situations where we didn’t all agree, but at the end of the day we came together and I think that’s what’s important.”
The new warden and committee chairs will be selected by county councillors at a special meeting on Dec. 9. Lever was the only councillor to announce his intention to seek the top job…