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The Town of South River is governed by a council of seven residents, who are elected for a four year term. A general election was held on September 28, 2021 and the next general election will be in 2025.

Mayor:  Bev Wells
Deputy Mayor:  Melissa Hierlihy
Councillors: Eric Snow, Ryan Snow, Stephen Rowe, Pat Curran and David Petten.

Town Clerk/Manager: Marjorie Dawson

Water/ Sewer & General Maintenance: Jonny Jessop

Regular Council meetings are held the first Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m., unless stated otherwise stated.


On December 2, 2020, Deputy Mayor Melissa Hierlihy (right) presented Mayor Bev Wells (left) with a Certificate recognizing her 12 years of dedicated service to the Town of South River.

On September 6th, 2017, three long servicing council members were honored with Certificates of Achievement for their hard work and dedication to the town.

Dave McLean

David McLean  16 Years

Arthur Petten

Arthur Petten  16 Years

Scott Rose

Scott Rose  12 Years

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