February 3, 2022
Yesterday, Mississauga Council endorsed a motion to appoint former Mississauga Councillor, Patricia Mullin to fill the Ward 2 office vacancy for a term beginning February 7, 2022 and ending November 14, 2022.
The Ward 2 office was declared vacant by City Council following the resignation of former Councillor Karen Ras on January 28, 2022.
Mullin served as a Mississauga Councillor for the Ward 2 area for 29 years before choosing not to run again in the 2014 municipal election. During her time as City and Regional Councillor, Mullin held the position of Chair of the Region of Peel’s Finance and Budget committees, served as Chair of the Peel Police Services Board and as Chair of the Credit Valley Conservation Authority. She was also a member of a number of boards and committees in the City, including the Bradley House Museum, the Mississauga Cycling Advisory Committee and the Benares Museum.
According to the Municipal Act, if a Councillor resigns prior to the end of their term, Council has the option to hold a by-election or appoint an individual to fill the role.
The next City of Mississauga municipal election is on Monday, October 24, 2022. Visitmississaugavotes.ca for more information.