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Each municipality is governed by a council. The council is responsible for exercising the powers and carrying out the duties of the municipality.

The Town of Wynyard Council consists of a Mayor and six Councilors. The current Council was elected by acclamation on November 9, 2020, for a term of four years. 

Councilors have the following duties:

(a) to represent the public and to consider the well-being and interests of the municipality;

(b) to participate in developing and evaluating the policies, services, and programs of the municipality;

(c) to participate in council meetings and council committee meetings and meetings of other bodies to which they are appointed by the council;

(d) to ensure that administrative practices and procedures are in place to implement the decisions of the council;

(e) subject to the bylaws made pursuant to section 81.1, to keep in confidence matters discussed in private or to be discussed in private at a council or council committee meeting until discussed at a meeting held in public;

(f) to maintain the financial integrity of the municipality;

(g) to perform any other duty or function imposed on councilors by this or any other Act or by the council.