Shared: Simcoe County school board opts to appoint replacement for trustee who resigned
The Simcoe County District School Board will appoint someone to fill a vacant trustee spot left by Wayne Clements, who resigned at the end of March.
SCDSB trustees accepted the resignation of Clements, who served as the trustee for Adjala-Tosorontio, Essa and CFB Borden, at a March 28 meeting.
Under the Education Act, vacant trustee positions must be filled either by an election or appointment.
“We know the cost of election is not cheap and the fact that we’re only a few months away from a new election we are looking to proceed with the same process that we had done the last time,” SCDSB chair Peter Beacock said, referring to the appointment process used after two trustee resignations last year.
A report from the…