Sworn in: Kent Council begins new term

Members of the 2022-2026 council file in to the District of Kent Municipal Hall in Agassiz on Monday, Nov. 7. (Photo/District of Kent)Members of the 2022-2026 council file in to the District of Kent Municipal Hall in Agassiz on Monday, Nov. 7. (Photo/District of Kent)
Coun. Susan Spaeti swears in to office for the new term. (Photo/District of Kent)Coun. Susan Spaeti swears in to office for the new term. (Photo/District of Kent)
Coun. Kertstin Schwichtenberg reads her oath of office. (Photo/District of Kent)Coun. Kertstin Schwichtenberg reads her oath of office. (Photo/District of Kent)
Coun. Duane Post swears in on Monday, Nov. 7. (Photo/District of Kent)Coun. Duane Post swears in on Monday, Nov. 7. (Photo/District of Kent)
Mayor Sylvia Pranger – elected by acclamation for a second time – swears in on Monday, Nov. 7. (Photo/District of Kent)Mayor Sylvia Pranger – elected by acclamation for a second time – swears in on Monday, Nov. 7. (Photo/District of Kent)
Coun. Stan Watchorn reads his oath of office as Couns. Kerstin Schwichtenberg and Duane Post look on. (Photo/District of Kent)Coun. Stan Watchorn reads his oath of office as Couns. Kerstin Schwichtenberg and Duane Post look on. (Photo/District of Kent)

All members of the District of Kent Council were sworn in on Nov. 7, the inaugural meeting of the 2022-2026 term.

All previous members of council were re-elected following the Oct. 15 election. Pranger was elected by acclamation when no other candidates ran against her. Spaeti earned the most votes at 472, followed by Schwichtenberg with 469, Post with 419 and Watchorn with 413. Council hopeful and sole non-incumbent who ran in the district’s 2022 election Verna Dandedault earned 284 votes.

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The next District of Kent Council meeting takes place Monday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m. at Municipal Hall (7170 Cheam Avenue). The public can attend in-person or online via Microsoft Teams. Register by visiting kentbc.ca.

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