Dysart et al and Minden Hills may have new mayors-to-be Aug. 22.
With no one running against them as nomination periods closed Aug. 19 at 2 p.m., current Minden Hills councillor Bob Carter and former Dysart et al mayor Murray Fearrey are set to assume leadership of their respective town halls after the Oct. 24 municipal election if their acclamations are certified Monday.
Election clerks of each municipality will announce acclamations and an official list of candidates Aug. 22.
Other council posts across the County are single-candidate affairs as well. In Minden Hills, Lisa Schell is set to return as as deputy mayor and Bob Sisson is running unopposed as councillor for ward 3.
In Highlands East, councillors Cam McKenzie, Ruth Strong and Cecil Ryall are set to retain their seats.
In Dysart et al, Coun. Walt McKechnie is set to be acclaimed as deputy mayor, with Tammy Donaldson of ward 3 and Barry Boice of ward 5 running unopposed.
In Algonquin Highlands, Julia Shortreed will run unopposed in ward 1 and Jennifer Dailloux in ward 3.
In both Highlands East and Algonquin Highlands, new mayoral candidates are set to vie for votes.
Cheryl Ellis will run against Dave Burton in Highlands East. Liz Danielsen and Mike Lang are listed as candidates for mayor in Algonquin Highlands.
Here is the unofficial list of candidates for each of Haliburton’s four municipalities as of 2 p.m. Aug. 19:
Mayor: Bob Carter
Deputy mayor: Lisa Schell
Councillor at large: Tammy McKelvey, Trevor Chaulk
Ward 1: Ivan Ingram, Shirley Johannessen, Mike Grozelle
Ward 2: Pam Sayne, Stephen Hertel
Ward 3: Bob Sisson
Dysart et al:
Mayor: Murray Fearrey
Deputy mayor: Walt McKechnie
Ward 1: Rob McCaig, Pamela Brohm, Pat Casey, Tom Bailey
Ward 2: Daniel Roberts, Jennifer Korpela, Nancy Wood-Roberts
Ward 3: Tammy Donaldson
Ward 4: Ron Evans, Hayden Hughes, Brian Atkins, Carm Sawyer
Ward 5: Barry Boice
Mayor: Liz Danielsen, Mike Lang
Ward 1: Julia Shortreed
Ward 2: Lisa Barry, Amber Meirik, Sabrina Richards
Ward 3: Jennifer Dailloux
Mayor: Dave Burton, Cheryl Ellis
Ward 1: Cam McKenzie
Ward 2: Janice Dahms, Angela Lewis,
Ward 3: Cecil Ryall
Ward 4: Ruth Strong
Trustee, English language school board: Gary Brohman
Trustee: French language school board: Kristine Dandavino, Serge Paul