Media Release: County Council Elects Warden and Deputy Warden
December 15, 2022 – At their December 14, 2022 Inaugural Meeting, County Council elected their Warden and Deputy Warden for the year 2023. County Council elected Henry Hogg, Reeve of the Township of Addington Highlands as Warden and John Wise, Reeve of the Township of Stone Mills as Deputy Warden.
The Warden’s Declaration of Office was administered by his Worship Judge Geoff Griffin. Warden Hogg has previously served as County Warden 4 times, for the years 2003, 2010, 2011, and 2016.
Warden Hogg’s municipal service began in 1985 when he was first elected as a Councillor in the Township of Denbigh, Abinger and Ashby. In 1989 he was elected Reeve of the Township, a position he held until 1994. Warden Hogg was elected Reeve of the newly restructured Township of Addington Highlands in 1998 and subsequently in 2000, 2006, 2010 and 2014, 2018 and 2022. He and his wife Louise live in Cloyne, where they are retired from owning/operating Pine Crest Marine and North Addington Bus Lines
Deputy Warden Wise was a member of the now defunct Lennox and Addington County School Board prior to being elected as a Councillor for the Township of Stone Mills in 1998. In 2016, John was appointed Deputy Reeve of the Township after the passing of Reeve Clarence Kennedy and was acclaimed as Reeve in 2022. John has served as a member of County Council and participated on several boards since 2016. He and his partner Anita live in Centreville. Anita is a communications specialist and John owns and operates Wiseacres Organic Farm.
In his inaugural address, Warden Hogg thanked fellow Councillors for their support and stated that he believes that “together we can provide strong and effective leadership for the County.”
For more information, please contact:
Brenda Orchard, Chief Administrative Officer, 613-354-4883 ext. 3221
Henry Hogg, Warden, L&A County, 613-336-0227