Mayor of Mississauga

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Mayor of
Mississauga
Bonnie Crombie.jpg
Incumbent
Bonnie Crombie

since 1 December 2014
StyleMayor, His/Her Worship
Member ofCity Council
Reports toCity Council
ResidenceNo Official Residence
SeatMississauga Civic Centre
(Mississauga, Ontario, Canada)
AppointerDirect election by residents of Mississauga
Term length4 years
Inaugural holderRobert Speck
Formation1967; 55 years ago (1967)
Salary$187,057 (annual)[1]
WebsiteMayor's Office City Website

The mayor of Mississauga is the head of Mississauga City Council and chief executive officer of the municipal government. The mayor is elected alongside city council every four years on the fourth Monday of October; there are no term limits.[2] While in office, mayors are styled His/Her Worship.

Bonnie Crombie has served as the 6th and current mayor of Mississauga since taking office on December 1, 2014, following the 2014 mayoral election. Crombie was re-elected to a third term in 2022.

Mayors of Mississauga[edit]

This list includes the two mayors of the Town of Mississauga (existing from 1968 to 1973), and the four mayors of the City of Mississauga (1974 to present):

Town of Mississauga[edit]

Before 1968, Mississauga was led by reeves for the townships of Clarkson, Cooksville, Dixie, Erindale, Lakeview, Lorne Park, Malton, Meadowvale, Sheridan, and Toronto Township.

No. Mayor Took office Left office Notes
1 Robert Speck 1968 1972 Former reeve of Toronto Township. Died in office, 1972.
2 Chic Murray 1972 1973 Interim mayor, appointed by Council following Speck's death.

City of Mississauga[edit]

The City of Mississauga was formed with the merger of the towns of Mississauga, Port Credit and Streetsville:

No. Mayor Took office Left office Notes
3 Martin Dobkin 1973 1976 First mayor of the City of Mississauga.
4 Ron Searle 1976 1978 Former town councillor and city councillor.
5 Hazel McCallion.jpg Hazel McCallion 1978 2014 Former mayor of Streetsville. Longest-serving mayor of Mississauga.
6 Bonnie Crombie.jpg Bonnie Crombie 2014 Former city councillor and Member of Parliament.

Living former mayors[edit]

Since the death of Ron Searle (served 1976–1978, born 1919), on August 29, 2015 there are two former living mayors of Mississauga.

Name Term Date of birth
Martin Dobkin 1973–1976 (1942-05-08) May 8, 1942 (age 80)
Hazel McCallion 1978–2014 (1921-02-14) February 14, 1921 (age 101)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Grewal, San (26 March 2013). "Brampton's Susan Fennell highest paid mayor in Canada". Toronto Star. Retrieved 27 February 2014.
  2. ^ "AMO – Ontario Municipal Elections". www.amo.on.ca. Retrieved 2020-09-25.