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Severn Township — Meet the candidates running in the 2022 municipal election

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Oct 10th, 2022
Mike Burkett is running for mayor of Severn Township. – Frank Matys/Metroland

From Simcoe.com, October 7, 2022
By Frank Matys


Name: Mike Burkett

Occupation: Self-employed

Address/Ward: 3487 Agnew Rd., RR#2 Washago

Contact information: mikehburkett@gmail.com

Previous political experience: Twelve years as mayor.

Why have you decided to run? With the MCR at the County still unfinished, the possibility of annexation of Severn lands by Orillia, the looming thought that amalgamation may become a reality in the next four years, made me decide to run. My connections with all levels of government and of course the many friends and residents that support and believe that Severn should remain Severn is what I will fight for.

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