City Council

Mayor Sharilyn Knox

sknox@city-plap.com

Member: Finance, Legislative & Property Committee, City Planning & Economic Development Committee, Public Safety Committee, Waterworks Committee, Transportation Committee, Community Services Committee
Director: Portage Regional Recreation Authority
Representative: Budget Committee, City Manager’s Evaluation, Emergency Control Group, Tax Sharing Committee, Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Committee, RCMP Community Consultative Committee

Councillor Colin Doyle

cdoyle@city-plap.com

Chairperson: Public Safety Committee
Second: Community Services Committee
Director: Portage Regional Recreation Authority
Representative: Budget Committee, City Manager’s Evaluation, Emergency Control Group, Tax Sharing Committee, RCMP Community Consultative Committee

Councillor Ryan Espey

respey@city-plap.com

Chairperson: Community Services Committee
Second: Transportation Committee
Director: Portage la Prairie Planning District Board, Portage Regional Landfill Authority
Representative: Budget Committee, City Manager’s Evaluation, Emergency Control Group, Board of Revision, Tax Sharing Committee, Parks Committee

Councillor Joe Masi

jmasi@city-plap.com

Chairperson: Finance, Legislative & Property Committee
Second: Public Safety
Director: Portage la Prairie Planning District, Regional Library Board
Representative: Budget Committee, City Manager’s Evaluation, Emergency Control Group, Tax Sharing Committee, Chamber of Commerce

Councillor Preston Meier

pmeier@city-plap.com

Chairperson: City Planning & Economic Development Committee, Board of Revision
Second: Finance, Legislative & Property Committee
Director: Regional Landfill Authority, Portage Regional Economic Development
Representative: Budget Committee, City Manager’s Evaluation, Emergency Control Group, Tax Sharing Committee, Portage Urban Indigenous People’s Coalition, Public Art Committee

Councillor Faron Nicholls

fnicholls@city-plap.com

Chairperson: Waterworks Committee
Second: City Planning & Economic Development Committee
Director: Portage Regional Recreation Authority, Portage Regional Economic Development,
Representative: Budget Committee, City Manager’s Evaluation, Emergency Control Group, Board of Revision, Tax Sharing Committee, Heartland Community Futures, Fort la Reine Museum

Councillor Terrie Porter

tporter@city-plap.com

Chairperson: Transportation Committee
Second: Waterworks Committee
Director: Portage la Prairie Planning District Board, Portage Regional Landfill Authority
Representative: Budget Committee, City Manager’s Evaluation, Emergency Control Group, Board of Revision, Tax Sharing Committee, Heritage Advisory Committee

Youth Member of Council

2022-2023 Youth Councillor
Paige McCulloch

City Council sees value in having a Youth Member of Council in order to build interest and knowledge of municipal government in today’s youth. A Youth Member will be selected at the beginning of each school year and will remain until the last meeting of Council in the following August. For more information on the Youth Member of Council position contact the Manager of Administration at 204-239-8337 or info@city-plap.com

Council Information

Council Newsletter: Council Briefs – Summer 2022

Council Ad Hoc Committees: Council appoints several committees each year which includes the Municipal Heritage Committee, Public Art Committee and Portage Parks Committee.

Administrative Contacts

City Manager: Nathan Peto
Director of Corporate Services: Cathie McFarlane
Director of Operations:  Jocelyn Lequier-Jobin
Director of Utility: Karly Friesen
Director of Public Safety / Fire Chief: Brad Bailey