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Municipal Elections 2014  

One new face in Spallumcheen

Mayor Janice Brown and five council incumbents were returned on Saturday in Spallumcheen.

Brown, who easily defeated challenger Will Hansma 711 to 445, has been mayor for three years after serving 12 years as a councillor.

Brown said Sunday that her first priority will be to go back at the budget and "go line by line" to find relief for farmers who recently were saddled with a large tax increase thanks to provincial Bill 8.

As well, she said, preparation will continue for the four-laning of Highway 97 to Enderby. She said council is hopeful about the roadway after the province recently assured them the widening would go ahead "in the very near future."

Joining Brown back on council are incumbents Andrew Casson, Christine Fraser, Ed Hanoski, Joe Van Tienhoven and Todd York.

Rookie Christine Lemaire is the sole new face around the table.

 

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