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The RM of Portage la Prairie is comprised of seven wards, each with its own elected representative.
The Reeve is the head of the council and is elected by the entire municipality.
The council currently consists of the following representatives:

Reeve: Kam Blight 
Ward One: Garth Asham
Ward Two: Larry Gibbs
Ward Three: Terry Simpson
Ward Four: Roy Tufford
Ward Five: Arnold Verwey
Ward Six: Dale Wood
Ward Seven: Kevin Blight


The RM Council met to set its objectives/main focus points for 2018. After conducting an internal review of what Council considers as the municipality’s strengths, areas for improvement, opportunities and challenges, the Council identified 5 key priority areas:

1.    Growth

2.    Partnership

3.    Roads

4.    Drainage

5.    Financial Stewardship

The attached document describes each area and reason for focus.

The RM Council also set strategic goals for 2018 with these priority areas in mind. They are listed in the attached document. Several objectives are listed with some that will be ongoing and stretch beyond this year.

These documents will be posted on the RM’s web site and progress on the initiatives will be reported to Council throughout the year.