New Olds Mayor & Council Officially Sworn In

The mayor and 6 councillors were officially sworn in on Monday, October 23rd. Mayor Michael Muzychka was sworn in by CAO Michael Merritt and was also presented with the gavel during the first organizational meeting.

The official swearing in ceremony was held in the council chambers on Monday, October 23rd for the the 2017-2021 elected Olds town council and mayor.
Chief Administrative Officer Michael Merritt swore in Mayor Michael Muzychka and presented the gavel during the organizational meeting.
After that Mayor Muzychka swore in the six councillors incumbents Mary Anne Overwater, Wade Bearchell, Mary Jane Harper, and Debbie Bennett as well as new councillors Wanda Blatz and Heather Ryan.
Council and Mayor appointments were also decided to see who will sit on various boards, commissions and committees.
Mayor Muzychka says overall, the first organizational town council meeting went very well.
He notes while talking with residents over the past couple weeks, crime in town was a reoccurring concern.

Muzychka adds the 2018 budget is the first big item coming up for Olds council.


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