Canefield Urban Council to be inaugurated at the Old Mill Cultural Center today Friday October 7, 2016
The Canefield Urban Council will be inaugurated at the Old Mill Cultural Center today Friday October 7, 2016, following an election in which, Maximin B. Powell, Joyce Dupuis, Michael Coipel, Ingrid Abraham and Michael Hazel Timothy were declared as winners.
Powell received 183 votes, Dupuis 161, Coipel 159, Abraham 152 votes and Timothy 51 votes. Powell is expected to take the oath as the new chairperson of the council.
The Government has nominated Frankly Fabien, Alleyne Wilson and Veronica Graham, who will join the five who were elected. They will also be sworn in.
A report from the Electoral Office, by and large indicated that the election was conducted fairly, except for a few very minor irregularities.
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