Council

Sand sculpture created in 2013 by Austin artist Stéphane Robert, for the 75th anniversary of Austin’s incorporation. The sculpture recalls the first meeting of the Council, held in January 1939 in the home of John Bryant, Secretary of the new municipality.

Members of Council

 

Mayor

Lisette Maillé

l.maille@municipalite.austin.qc.ca

Councillors

There are no electoral districts in Austin, thus each councillor represent the whole population.

 

Victor Dingman
Seat no 1
v.dingman@municipalite.austin.qc.ca

 


 


Jean-Pierre Naud
Seat no 2
jp.naud@municipalite.austin.qc.ca

 


 

 

Jean-Claude Duff
Seat no 2
jc.duff@municipalite.austin.qc.ca

 


 


Isabelle Couture
Seat no 4
i.couture@municipalite.austin.qc.ca

 


 

 

Paul-Émile Guilbault
Seat no 5
pe.guilbault@municipalite.austin.qc.ca

 


 

 

Bernard Jeansonne
Seat noo6
b.jeansonne@municipalite.austin.qc.ca

 



Remuneration of Council members

The remuneration of Council members is established by by-law. In 2018, their remuneration is as follows :

 

Office

 

Salary

Non –taxable
allocation
 

Total

Mayor $32,550.90 $16,275.45 $48,826.35
Councillor $10,850.30 $5,425.15 $16,275.45

Council meetings

 The monthly meetings of Council are generally held on the first Monday of the month (unless otherwise posted), at 7 p.m. at Town Hall.

The icons in the calendar of the English Home page  indicate the dates of the regular meetings.

Council meetings are held publicly so that citizens may keep abreast of the decisions and directions taken by Council. They may ask questions during set question periods. However, they they cannot take part in the debates.

Agenda

The agenda of the monthly council meeting is posted on the website (in French only) on the Friday preceeding the meeting. It is also sent by e-mail to all subscribers of the Actualités Austin newsletter.

Minutes

The minutes of a meeting are published on the website (in French only) following their adoption by Council at a subsequent meeting.