The City of Swift Current has made its board appointments for the Prairie Pioneers Independant Housing Authority (PPIH).
PPIH consists of 17 participating municipalities, all of which have at least two appointed representatives. As the City holds the majority shareholder stake, they have a greater number of seats available to them on the PPIH board.
Jackie Schlamp, the city clerk for the City of Swift Current, presented the matter to Monday night's Swift Current city council meeting.
"In preparation for their upcoming Annual General Meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, March 22, it is necessary to have the City's representatives appointed to serve as the voting delegates at the AGM and at any special meeting of the shareholders throughout the year."
The City of Swift Current holds seven seats on the IIHP board, per its majority stake. Schlamp presented seven names to city council, all of which were met with approval for the appointments.
"It is recommended that the following individuals be appointed as the City's representatives for the Prairie Pioneers Independent Housing Board, effective March 22, 2023, and to continue until the day preceding the Annual General Meeting, 2024."
Those names included; Councillor Plewis, Councillor Friesen, Councillor Christiansen, Betty McDougall, Jackie Schlamp herself, Kari Cobler, and Swift Current Mayor Al Bridal.
The PPIH is a board incorporated pursuant to 'The Non-Profit Corporation Act 1995'. It's purpose is to provide housing for seniors.