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As a life-long resident of Tay Township, Dave and his family have been an integral part of Tay's community both personally and professionally...

Tay Township Appoints Councillor Dave Ritchie as new Deputy Mayor

After hearing public presentations on November 3 from six individuals that applied to fill Tay Township Council’s Deputy Mayor vacancy Council has selected Councillor Dave Ritchie to fill the role of Tay Township Deputy Mayor and Simcoe County Councillor.

Mayor Warnock stated that “Tay Township Council is pleased to have Councillor Ritchie’s
 experience on Tay Township Council and looks forward to him taking on the new  responsibilities of Deputy Mayor and representative of Tay Township at County Council  as a fellow Simcoe County Councillor.”

Councillor Ritchie was formally sworn in as Deputy Mayor at a

Council meeting today, November 9, 2016 at 9:00am.

The position of Deputy Mayor became vacant at the end of

after long time Council member Bill Rawson resigned for health reasons.

As a result of Councillor Ritchie being appointed as Deputy
Mayor, the

position of Councillor Ward 2 currently held by Ritchie will be declared

vacant at a special meeting of Council on November 9th.  At the same

meeting Council will review its options for filling the Councillor Ward 2 vacancy.

As your Deputy Mayor

​Dave has a willing ear for your concerns.  Dave Ritchie is your voice on Council.  As your Deputy Mayor I pledge to...


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Community Involvement

As  your Councillor for six years and now your Deputy Mayor, Dave's commitment to community involvement has been well recognized...