News release

City of Mississauga Council appoints new Deputy Mayor

Matt Mahoney, Ward 8 Councillor appointed Deputy Mayor for the remainder of the 2022-2026 term of Council.

Local government | June 27, 2024

Mississauga City Council, led by Mayor Carolyn Parrish, appointed Ward 8 Councillor, Matt Mahoney as Deputy Mayor for the remainder of the 2022-2026 term of Council during the June 26 Council meeting.

The Deputy Mayor role is new for Mississauga City Council and is appointed in accordance with the Ontario Municipal Act. The Deputy Mayor will support Mayor Parrish and serve as the acting mayor at functions or activities at her discretion, including, but not limited to, official City events, intergovernmental and third-party meetings. Deputy Mayor Mahoney will also become the permanent Chair of General Committee and preside at Council and other Committee meetings as required.

Councillor Mahoney was first elected as Ward 8 Councillor in 2014 and is now in his third term. He has served on numerous committees during his time on Council including Governance Committee (Vice-Chair), Environmental Action Committee (Chair), Peel Police Services Board, Credit Valley Conservation, Accessibility Advisory Committee (City & Region), Mississauga Public Library Board, as well as others.

The Deputy Mayor role takes effect immediately. The current Acting Head of Council By-Law was rescinded. The full motion of appointment can be found, here.

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“Mississauga is a vibrant, growing city, and as Ontario’s third-largest city, it’s crucial that we are prepared and responding to our community’s needs. I’m pleased to announce Matt Mahoney as our Deputy Mayor. With his wealth of experience and dedication as a Councillor for many years, he will diligently work to ensure we continue to advance key priorities and actions for Mississauga.” – Mayor Carolyn Parrish

“I am honored to serve as Mississauga’s first Deputy Mayor. I look forward to working closely with Mayor Parrish and my colleagues on Council to address the challenges ahead and continuing to build a vibrant, global city for all.” – Deputy Mayor Matt Mahoney and Ward 8 Councillor


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