Mayor Vagramov announces he will take a voluntary leave of absence without pay

UPDATED (5:20pm)
At the Special Meeting of Council on October 15, 2019, Mayor Rob Vagramov announced that he will take another voluntary leave of absence without pay. On October 16, 2019, Mayor Vagramov confirmed his leave will begin at the end of the day Friday, October 18, 2019. Until that time, Mayor Vagramov will assist with the transfer of duties to the Acting Mayor.

The City’s acting mayor schedule states that in the Mayor’s absence, Councillor Steve Milani will take on the role of Acting Mayor for the months of October, November, and December 2019. 

As per Council decision in April 2019, the following civic committee appointments remain in effect:

  • Councillor Meghan Lahti, Community Planning Advisory Committee Chair for 2019;
  • Councillor Steve Milani, Community Planning Advisory Committee Vice-Chair for 2019;
  • Councillor Steve Milani, Emergency Measures Policy and Planning Committee Chair for 2019;
  • Councillor Zoë Royer, Emergency Measures Policy and Planning Committee Vice-Chair for 2019;
  • Councillor Diana Dilworth, Fire Department Advisory Committee Chair for 2019;
  • Councillor Zoë Royer, Fire Department Advisory Committee Vice-Chair for 2019;
  • Councillor Hunter Madsen, Transportation Committee Chair for 2019;
  • Councillor Steve Milani, Transportation Committee Vice-Chair for 2019; and
  • Councillor Steve Milani, Youth Focus Committee Representative for 2019. 

Councillor Meghan Lahti’s April 2019 appointment as the City of Port Moody representative on the TransLink Mayors’ Council remains in effect as well, for the duration of Mayor Vagramov’s leave of absence or the remaining Council term, whichever ends first.