Bill Humphreys takes mayoral seat by 59 votes

District of Barriere elects new mayor over incumbent Mike Fennell

Newcomer Bill Humphreys has taken the mayoral seat away from incumbent Mike Fennell by 59 votes in the Nov. 19 municipal election (Humphreys 351 votes, Fennell 292).

Elected to District of Barriere Council for a third term were incumbents Ward Stamer (526 votes), Virginia Smith (470), Glen Stanley (423), and Pat Paula (408).  Newcomers to join council will be Amanda Sabyan with 414 votes and Bill Kershaw with 410.

Candidates for a council seat that were not elected were Doug McGregor with 360 votes, and Kathy Campbell with 193 votes.