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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 Standing Committees and Special Committees until November 14th, 2017 for this Municipality be:
1. FINANCE, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, TUFFORD,  Verwey
2. EQUIPMENT, Verwey, Tufford
3. ROADS/ROUTING//GRAVEL, WOOD, Asham 
4. DRAINAGE: KEVIN BLIGHT, Simpson
5. PLANNING/MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS/LAND: SIMPSON, Gibbs
6. UTILITY, GIBBS, Wood
7. HUMAN RESOURCES, ASHAM, Kevin Blight

SPECIAL COMMITTEES:
ANIMAL CONTROL: ASHAM, Gibbs
BOARD OF REVISION: ALL COUNCIL
BUDGET: ALL COUNCIL
CARTIER REGIONAL WATER SYSTEM: Gibbs, McCabe
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Reeve Kam Blight
DELTA BEACH & PARK: SIMPSON, Tufford
FORT LA REINE MUSEUM: Wood, Gibbs, Asham 
HERITAGE ADVISORY COMMITTEE: Simpson
HEXTALL RECREATION FUND: All Council
SOUTHWEST INTERLAKE CONSERVATION DISTRICT : Asham, Simpson
OAKVILLE VILLAGE: KEVIN BLIGHT
PORTAGE & DISTRICT HOSPITAL FOUNDATION: VERWEY, Simpson, Citizen Appointment: vacant
PORTAGE HEALTH SERVICES COMMUNITY STAKEHOLDERS COMMITEE: Kam Blight 
PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE PLANNING DISTRICT: GIBBS, Kam Blight, Simpson
PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE LANDFILL AUTHORITY: ASHAM, Kevin Blight, Gibbs
PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE REGIONAL LIBRARY: TUFFORD
PORTAGE REGIONAL RECREATION AUTHORITY: Reeve Kam Blight, Tufford, Wood, Citizen appointment: vacant
PORTAGE REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: KEVIN BLIGHT, Tufford, Reeve Kam Blight
ST. CLAUDE VET SERVICE CLINIC: Arnold Verwey 
WHITEMUD WATERSHED: TUFFORD, Citizen Appointment: Ron Brooks
WHITE HORSE PLAINS COMMUNITY FUTURES:  Kevin Blight, Neudorf
NOMINATING COMMITTEE: All Council
 The first named to be chairman of that committee.
 The Reeve to be a member of all committees.
DEPUTY REEVE:  Roy Tufford    
ACTING DEPUTY REEVE:
November – December           Councillor Asham
January – February                 Councillor Gibbs
March – April                         Councillor Simpson
May – June                             Councillor Verwey
July – August                          Councillor Wood
September – October              Councillor Blight

2017 Council Meeting Dates - subject to change. Please see main page for any Notice advising of Regular Council Meeting date changes.