Mayor of the Town of Lincoln
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Duties of the Mayor
In accordance with The Municipal Act, 2001, Section 225, the Mayor:
- Is the head of the Town of Lincoln Council
- Presides over Council meetings
- Provides leadership to Council
- Represents Council and municipality at official functions
- Performs the duties of municipal councillors
- Attends all Council meetings or standing committees that the Mayor is appointed to
- Represents the Town of Lincoln as a Regional Councillor at the upper tier Niagara Region Council meetings and Standing Committees
About Mayor Easton
Sandra Easton is a life-long resident of Lincoln. Elected as Mayor for her second term (2014-18, 2018-22), she has given more than 30 years of dedicated service to her community. Under her leadership, the Town of Lincoln has made great strides toward realizing its vision as a place to grow, a place to prosper, a place to belong.
As Mayor of one of the fastest growing municipalities in Niagara, Sandra is committed to providing new and meaningful opportunities for residents and business owners to help shape the future of their community. In fact, increasing public engagement is a pillar of the Town’s Future Focus strategic plan, which includes more than 150 action items to improve public services and facilities, attract and retain jobs and ensure proper planning and growth. Dedicated to proactive planning and strengthening partnerships with all levels of government and institutions, Sandra believes in the importance and value of local Councils to lead and build dynamic, people-focused communities.
Sandra brings to her role as Mayor, previous Council experience having served two terms as Alderman in the 1980’s. She also brings a strong record of success as a health care and management professional. A retired Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner, Sandra served for 25 years as Assistant Clinical Professor in McMaster University’s Faculty of Health Sciences. She also earned a Masters of Public Administration Degree from Queen's University.
In addition to her role as Mayor, Sandra represents Lincoln on Niagara Regional Council and serves on several Regional Standing Committees.
An active supporter of many community organizations and initiatives, her volunteer work has included serving on the boards of the Jordan Historical Museum of the Twenty and the Pennsylvania German Folklore Society of Ontario.
Sandra and husband Tony have a son, daughter-in-law, and two grandchildren.
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