Sault Ste. Marie City Council


Sault Ste. Marie City Council

The Corporation of the City of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario is run by a city council of 12 councillors, representing six wards, and a mayor.

The most recent municipal election was held on 13 November, 2006.

Mayor

The current mayor is John Rowswell, first elected in 2000 and re-elected in 2003 and 2006.

Councillors

* Ward 1 — Steve Butland, James Caicco
* Ward 2 — Susan Myers, Terry Sheehan
* Ward 3 — Bryan Hayes, Pat Mick
* Ward 4 — Lorena Tridico, Lou Turco
* Ward 5 — David Celetti, Frank Fata
* Ward 6 — Ozzie Grandinetti, Frank Manzo

History

The council is most famous for a controversial language resolution, passed in 1990, which affirmed that English was the sole working language of the city government. The resolution was subsequently struck down by the courts in 1994.


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