PHOTOS: New Nelson council takes oath of office at swearing-in ceremony

Nelson’s new city council, L-R: Councillors Rik Logtenberg, Kate Tait, and Jesse Pineiro, Mayor Janice Morrison, Councillors Keith Page, Leslie Payne and Jesse Woodward. Photo: Bill MetcalfeNelson’s new city council, L-R: Councillors Rik Logtenberg, Kate Tait, and Jesse Pineiro, Mayor Janice Morrison, Councillors Keith Page, Leslie Payne and Jesse Woodward. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Mayor Janice Morrison addresses the crowd at the swearing-in event at the Prestige Lakeside Resort on Oct. 8. Photo: Bill MetcalfeMayor Janice Morrison addresses the crowd at the swearing-in event at the Prestige Lakeside Resort on Oct. 8. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Councillors vote on their first motion that Councillor Keith Page be appointed as the city’s director on the RDCK board. Photo: Bill MetcalfeCouncillors vote on their first motion that Councillor Keith Page be appointed as the city’s director on the RDCK board. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
The new Nelson council, off to a good-humoured start. L-R. Jesse Pineiro, Keith Page, Rik Logtenberg, Leslie Payne, and Jesse Woodward. Photo: Bill MetcalfeThe new Nelson council, off to a good-humoured start. L-R. Jesse Pineiro, Keith Page, Rik Logtenberg, Leslie Payne, and Jesse Woodward. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Nelson City Council was officially sworn in Nov. 8 at a public event at the Prestige Lakeside Resort.

The members of the new council are Rik Logtenberg, Keith Page, Leslie Payne, Jesse Pineiro, Kate Tait and Jesse Woodward.

Newly elected mayor Janice Morrison briefly addressed the crowd, recognizing Nov. 8 as Indigenous Veterans Day and outlining some notable events in Nelson’s history since its incorporation in 1897.

She announced that Councillor Keith Page has been named the city’s representative on the board of the Regional District of Central Kootenay.

Morrison said she had invited six former mayors to the ceremony, and three of those were in attendance: John Dooley, Deb Kozak and Dave Elliott.



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