Lennox and Addington County Council wishes to announce that Eric Smith, Reeve of Stone Mills Township, was acclaimed County Warden for the year 2019, at Council’s Inaugural Meeting held on December 12, 2018. This is Eric Smith’s first time serving as the County Warden.

Warden Smith began his municipal service as a Councillor in Stone Mills Township from 2006 to 2010. He was the Deputy Reeve from 2010-2014 and 2014 to 2016. In the spring of 2016, Eric Smith was appointed Reeve after the passing of Reeve Clarence Kennedy.  Eric was recently elected as the Reeve of Stone Mills Township.

As a member of Lennox and Addington County Council, Warden Smith has served on the Economic Development Coalition, the Lennox and Addington County General Hospital Board and Lennox and Addington Seniors Outreach Services.

Warden Smith has been part of a family farm business near Tamworth since 1970. He and his wife Linda live on Beaver Lake and are actively involved in the local community. They enjoy spending time with their sons Derek and Corey and their families.

In his inaugural address, Warden Smith indicated that he was looking forward to working with County Council and County Staff to address specific challenges. He stated, “My priorities for 2019 will focus on social housing, homelessness and our financial pressures.”  Warden Smith highlighted that, “The January opening of the Youth Hub and the spring opening of the new Stone Mills ambulance base will be exciting accomplishments for County Council.”

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For more information, please contact:

Eric Smith
County of Lennox and Addington

Brenda Orchard
Chief Administrative Officer
County of Lennox and Addington