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City Council



City Council is comprised of the Mayor and six Councillors. The citizens of Swift Current elect the Mayor and members of Council every four years, with the next election being in October of 2016. There are no wards in Swift Current, therefore each Council member represents the community as a whole.

The current Council consists of:

  

  • Mayor Jerrod Schafer

Occupation - Investment Advisor

Elected to City Council in 2003. Re-elected in 2006. Elected as Mayor in 2009. Acclaimed as Mayor in 2012.

   

  • Councillor George Bowditch

Occupation - Business Owner

Elected to City Council in 2009. Re-elected in 2012.

   
 

  • Councillor Gord Budd

Occupation - Independent Businessman

Elected to City Council in 2003. Re-elected in 2006, 2009 and 2012.

   

  • Councillor Pat Friesen

Occupation - Consultant

Elected to City Council in 2012.

  

  • Councillor Denis Perrault

Occupation - Chartered Accountant

Elected to City Council in 2009. Re-elected in 2012.

  

  • Councillor Ryan Plewis

Occupation - Lawyer/Businessman

Elected to City Council in 2009. Re-elected in 2012.

  

  • Councillor Ron Toles
  • Occupation - Retired Teacher

    Elected to City Council in 2012.

        City Council is responsible for fulfilling the legislative function of the City’s government.

        Council members are responsible for establishing policy and setting direction. Decisions of Council are by majority vote. Council meetings are held as listed below in the Council Chambers at City Hall (177 - 1st Avenue NE) and are open to the public. If attending a meeting, you may stay for the entire meeting, or be present only when item/s of interest are being discussed. Council meetings are broadcast on Shaw TV Cable 10.

      • Council Meeting Dates - 2014
      • Council Meeting Dates - 2015
        

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