Municipality of North Grenville welcomes new Clerk


submitted by Jill Sturdy, Municipality of NG

The Municipality of North Grenville is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Chloe Preston as Municipal Clerk, effective September 5, 2023.

Chloe Preston brings a wide range of public administration and municipal experience, most recently as the Deputy Clerk with the Township of North Dundas.

Prior to that, Ms. Preston worked for a general practice law firm in Kemptville. She studied at the University of Guelph, majoring in Criminal Justice and Public Policy, with a minor in Political Science.

Ms. Preston is proud of her rural roots and is heavily involved in her community. For over a decade, she’s been a part of the Mountain Township Agricultural Society, organizing the annual South Mountain Fair.

“On behalf of Council and the Municipality of North Grenville, I wish to welcome Ms. Preston to the Municipality,” said Mayor Nancy Peckford. “Her past experience represents a tremendous asset to North Grenville and the people we serve,” added Mayor Peckford.

The Municipal Clerk provides administrative and legislative support to members of Council and Committees. In addition, the Clerk will lead municipal licensing, regulatory and statutory by-laws, records management, Freedom of Information Requests, and municipal and school board elections.

“I’m looking forward to working with staff and the community to continue to make North Grenville a wonderful place to live and work,” emphasized Ms. Preston.

Ms. Preston was publicly appointed at the September 5, 2023 Council meeting.


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