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STEPHENVILLE CROSSING Brian Joy is the new mayor of Stephenville Crossing following a secret ballot at the newly elected council’s first public meeting on Thursday evening.
He was the latest deputy mayor in the town and has served in the mayor’s position in the past.
The new deputy mayor, also voted in by a secret ballot of the town council, is Sharon Bennett, who is sitting on council for the first time and was the highest vote-getter in Tuesday night’s election with 340 votes.
Other councillors include: Michael Batt, who had 315 votes, Leona Webb, the last mayor in the town who accumulated 314 votes, Lisa Lucas (297), Cynthia Downey (272) and Vince Parsons (272).
Joy collected 281 votes in the municipal election.