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Swift Current City Council is comprised of the Mayor and six Councillors. Swift Current has no wards; each Council member represents the community as a whole, and every four years, the citizens of Swift Current elect the Mayor and members of Council. The current Mayor & Council were elected on November 12, 2020.

The Swearing In Ceremony for the new City Council will take place on Monday, November 23rd at 7:00 PM, and will be conducted via Zoom due to COVID-19 restrictions. Members of the public can watch the Ceremony live here:

 

City Council is responsible for fulfilling the legislative function of the City’s government. Council members are responsible for establishing policy and setting direction. Council's decisions are made by a majority vote. Council meetings are held in the Council Chambers at City Hall (177 - 1st Avenue NE), and they are open to the public. If attending a meeting, you may stay for the entire meeting, or be present only when the item/items of interest to you are being discussed. Council meetings are broadcast on Shaw TV Cable 10. To view Minutes and Agendas for Council meetings, click here.

Click here to view our Proclamation & Flag Raising Application Form.

The current Council consists of:

  • Mayor Al Bridal
    Elected as Mayor in 2020.

  • Councillor Tom Christiansen
    Elected to City Council in 2020.

  • Councillor Pat Friesen
    Elected to City Council in 2012. Re-elected in 2016 and 2020.

  • Councillor Ryan Plewis
    Elected to City Council in 2009. Re-elected in 2012, 2016 and 2020.

  • Councillor Ryan Switzer
    Elected to City Council in 2020.

  • Councillor Leanne Tuntland-Wiebe
    Elected to City Council in 2020.

  • Councillor John Wall 
    Elected to City Council in 2020.