London councillor called out by colleagues over light workload – CTV News [2023-06-21]

Simmering tensions about how the workload is being divided between councillors boiled over at city hall.

On Tuesday, the Strategic Priorities and Policy Committee was tasked with nominating two councillors to sit on the Kettle Creek Conservation Authority, and another to join the Lower Thames Conservation Authority.

Typically, councillors nominate themselves for appointments to fill vacancies on outside agencies, boards, and commissions.

But Coun. Skylar Franke took an unexpected approach that triggered nervous laughter from her colleagues— nominating Ward 10 Coun. Paul Van Meerbergen who was absent.

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CTV News
June 21, 2023