Council

This section will provide you with information on Council and Committee structure, as well as information about our budget and tax structure. In addition, minutes from our Public Council Meetings can be viewed and printed from this site.

Public Council Meetings are generally held every other Tuesday evening at 7 p.m.
The first meeting of 2017 being January 17th and every second Tuesday thereafter.

 

Town Council


Mayor
Carol McDonald

Carol comes to the position of Mayor very ready, with having already served as the Mayor of  the Town of Portugal Cove, the first mayor after incorporation. A retired business operator and entrepreneur, she has also served as a member and commissioner for several provincial and federal boards including Canada Ports Corporation, St. John’s Ports Corporation, Human Rights Commission, among many more. An active volunteer, Carol has volunteered with the Association for New Canadians for over 20 years. In addition, she has served on the Association’s Board of Director since 1994 and is currently its President. Welcome back, Carol.

Contact
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Deputy Mayor
Jeff Laham

A lifelong resident of PCSP, Jeff has worked for the Department of Fisheries and Oceans for the past 17 years with a desire to work hard on behalf of the citizens of the community. Living here, he is attuned to the diverse issues that is concerning PCSP’s residents. With a strong work ethic, he believes in open and transparency, with fiscal responsibility on all levels of government. Jeff is the father of two school aged children, with a passion for exercise and healthy living.

Contact
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Councillor
Dave Bartlett

Dave has been a councillor with the Town of Portugal Cove St. Philip’s for the past four years, and looks forward to working with the new Council team over the next four.  Dave holds a Master’s degree in Education and currently teaches in the very community he calls home. Proud with what he has been able to accomplish with the past Council, he hopes to continue to grow PCSP as a vibrant community. Dave has three children with his wife Carol, and has been living here for the past 23 years, volunteering his time with such groups as Mazol Shriners.

Contact
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Councillor
Johnny Hanlon

Being currently employed with the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District, Johnny’s work experience brings a practical approach to dealing with issues that he has put into practice as part of the PCSP Council in the past four years. With an interest in issues such as controlled development, appropriate tax levels and a service level review, Johnny will continue to work with the residents to get their concerns to the council table. Johnny has been living on Bayview Heights with his wife Denise for 23 years with their two children, Stacey and Jack, who are both attending Memorial University.

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Councillor
Darryl J. Harding

Proud to have had his formative years on Harding’s Hill and as the General Manager of Murray’s Pond Fishing and Country Club, Darryl is actively involved in many volunteer organizations such as PCSP Lions Club and Royal Canadian Legion Branch 10 to name a few. With skills earned over 40 years experience in human resource strategies, collective agreement negotiation and crisis management he plans to use these to serve his town as Town Councillor. He has an extensive background in Business and Govt. at the Provincial level having served as EA to the Minister of Service NL and the Minister of Transportation and Works. Living in PCSP with his wife Carol and sons Ryan and Gregory, his daughter Samantha having moved out on her own, Darryl is extremely proud to be a member of the PCSP community.

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Councillor
Tina Neary

Tina is presently the Regional Director of Broken Arrow NL, an organization that provides treatment services to children and youth within a group of specialized therapeutic homes. She comes with a background in mental health wellness, education, inclusion and accessibility for all children, youth and families. Having received her Master’s from Ryerson University, she is also currently in her second term as President of the Child and Youth Care Education Accreditation Board of Canada. With her passion for people and helping others, she looks forward to serving the next four years on the PCSP Town Council. Tina has been a resident of Portugal Cove – St. Philip’s with her three children and husband (who was born and raised here) since 2012.

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Councillor
Madonna Stewart-Sharpe

Madonna’s educational background from Memorial University has opened doors in a variety of fields such as management, budget planning, finances and marketing. Volunteering has always been a large part of her life, including time spent as a soccer coach, junior church choir director among Town events. With her strong sense of pride being a member of the PCSP community, Madonna looks forward to serving her community as Councillor for the next four years. Madonna married a lifetime resident of PCSP and has been living here for 25 years with him and their three sons, Stephen, Stewart and Andrew.

Contact
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Contact Our Staff

Claudine Murray

Deputy Town Clerk

895-5652
claudine.murray@pcsp.ca

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