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Resignation of Mayor Joe Fontana from the London Police Services Board

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Media Release

For Immediate Release: November 22, 2012

Resignation of Mayor Joe Fontana from the London Police Services Board

The London Police Services Board today announced the resignation of Mayor Joe Fontana from the Board, effective immediately.

The Board met earlier today and has formally accepted the Mayor's resignation. The Board has issued a letter to the City Clerk's Office as required by the Police Services Act, which mandates the Board's governance role. The letter to the City Clerk includes the following:

- Advisement of the resignation;
- Advisement that a member as defined by section 27 (5) (a) of the Police Services Act is required; and
- Requesting that Council make the required appointment.

The London Police Services Board is the civilian body responsible for governing the London Police Service. It is responsible for the provision of adequate and effective police services to the City of London.

The following is the membership composition of the London Police Services Board:

Michael Deeb, Chair
Jeannette Eberhard, Vice Chair
Councillor Judy Bryant, Member
Paul Paolatto, Member

For additional information, contact Jennifer Foster, Administrator, London Police Services Board, at (519) 661-5646 or lpsb@police.london.ca.