Mayor Martin Fromme, bottom right, said Monday was the first time council hasn’t met since it was elected in 2018. (Village of Midway website)

Midway council meeting cancelled after most councillors unable to attend

Councillors gave advance notice, meeting cancelled ahead of schedule

The Village of Midway cancelled its regularly scheduled council meeting Monday, Sept. 21, after three councillors notified City Hall they were unable to attend.

Monday’s meeting was the first to be scrapped since council was elected in Midway’s last municipal election nearly two years ago, according to mayor Martin Fromme.

Council meetings can’t go ahead without a sitting quorum of three councillors.

“It’s a very unusual thing to happen,” Fromme told the Times Thursday, Sept. 24.

Councillors Darrin Metcalf, Gary Schierbeck and Richard Dunsdon gave notice well ahead of time.

“They’re very thoughtful that way,” Fromme said.

There were no pressing matters on last week’s agenda, according to Fromme.

Council will visit agenda items at their next meeting Monday, Oct. 5.


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