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Halifax Regional Council

Halifax City Council, 1903

Halifax, formally known as Halifax Regional Municipality, was created in April 1996 with the amalgamation of four smaller municipal units. The Halifax Regional Council was formed at the time of the HRM's incorporation and consisted of twenty-three councillors and one mayor. It was reduced in size to sixteen councillors and the mayor in 2012.

Elections are held every four years on leap years. By-elections for council seats have been held in 1998, 1999, 2003, 2006 and 2007 after some regional councillors were elected to the provincial legislature.

An examination of boundaries took place throughout 2003/04 upon which there was a redistribution of districts. The 2004 municipal election saw the combination of two districts into one in Cole Harbour, as well as the creation of a new district in Clayton Park West.

Members

District Councillor
Mayor Mike Savage
District 1 Waverley – Fall River – Musquodoboit Valley Barry Dalrymple
District 2 Preston – Chezzetcook – Eastern Shore David Hendsbee
District 3 Dartmouth South – Eastern Passage Bill Karsten
District 4 Cole Harbour – Westphal Lorelei Nicoll
District 5 Dartmouth Centre Gloria McCluskey
District 6 Harbourview – Burnside – Dartmouth East Darren Fisher
District 7 Peninsula South Downtown Waye Mason
District 8 Peninsula North Jennifer Watts
District 9 Armdale Peninsula West Linda Mosher
District 10 Halifax – Bedford Basin West Russell Walker
District 11 Spryfield – Sambro Loop – Prospect Road Steve Adams
District 12 Timberlea – Beechville – Clayton Park West Reg Rankin
District 13 Hammonds Plains – St. Margaret's Matt Whitman
District 14 Middle/Upper Sackville – Beaver Bank – Lucasville Brad Johns
District 15 Lower Sackville Steve Craig
District 16 Bedford – Wentworth Tim Outhit

See also

External links

  • Councillors


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