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Gravenhurst Council consists of the Mayor and eight (8) Councillors. Your Council members are elected for a four (4) year term with the Mayor and three (3) District Councillors elected by all voters in Gravenhurst. The remaining five (5) Council members are elected by voters within their specific wards.

Meetings are open to the public and take place at Town Hall 3-5 Pineridge Gate. Agendas and Minutes are available online.

2022-2026 Town of Gravenhurst Council: 

Mayor Heidi Lorenz
Heidi Lorenz, Mayor

Email Mayor Lorenz
705-687-3412 ext 2222
Ex Officio for all Committees

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Sandy Cairns, District Councillor

Email Councillor Cairns
705-687-3412 ext 2298 
Sustainability Advisory Committee
Acting Mayor


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Peter M. Johnston, District Councillor

Email Councillor Johnston
705-687-3412 ext 2295 
Muskoka Watershed Council  

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Erin Strength, District Councillor

Email Councillor Strength
705-687-3412 ext 2221
Budget Chair
BIA Liaison  
Committee of Adjustment 
GHS Bursary

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Penny Varney, Ward 1 Councillor

Email Councillor Varney
705-687-3412 ext 2253 
Accessibility Advisory Committee
Chamber of Commerce Liaison 

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Jo Morphy, Ward 2 Councillor

Email Councillor Morphy
705-687-3412 ext 2244
Community Grants


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Michelle Robinson, Ward 3 Councillor

Email Councillor Robinson
705-687-3412 ext 2247 
Community Awards Committee
Youth Council 
GHS Bursary

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Randy Jorgensen, Ward 4 Councillor

Email Councillor Jorgensen
705-687-3412 ext 2249
Deputy Mayor
Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee
Committee of Adjustment 

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Christina Hunter, Ward 5 Councillor

Email Councillor Hunter
705-687-3412 ext 2223 
- Public Library Board
- Public Art Advisory Committee 
- Temporary Replacement at District of Muskoka


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