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Newly elected Grand Bank council sworn in

Grand Bank’s new council was sworn in on Monday. Pictured (from left) are Coun. George Bennett, Coun. Roger Brooks, Deputy Mayor Clayton Welsh, Mayor Rex Matthews, Coun. Stan Burt and Coun. Rick Grikis. Coun. Jack Burfitt was unable to attend.
Grand Bank’s new council was sworn in on Monday. Pictured (from left) are Coun. George Bennett, Coun. Roger Brooks, Deputy Mayor Clayton Welsh, Mayor Rex Matthews, Coun. Stan Burt and Coun. Rick Grikis. Coun. Jack Burfitt was unable to attend.

A ceremony was held to swear the new Grand Bank council into office on Monday afternoon.

Re-elected to the council were Clayton Welsh, Stan Burt, Roger Brooks and Rick Grikis. Welsh, who polled the most votes in the Sept. 26 election, was returned to the deputy mayor’s seat.

New to council are George Bennett and Jack Burfitt.

Rex Matthews was acclaimed as mayor.

He took some time to address the audience and the council members, outlining some of the challenges they will face during the term.

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