Watrous is governed by an elected Town Council consisting of a Mayor and six Councilors. All members of Town Council are elected at large for a four-year term, and generally meet every second Monday. A fixed election date is set for the 4th Wednesday of October every four years.
The governing of the town follows the rules and regulations set down by the provincial government in the Municipalities’ Act. An administration is appointed by Council to handle all details relating to the operation of the town and to ensure that all departments fulfill their duties.
Watrous Council Members
Mayor: John Gunderson
Councilors: Adam Prokopchuk, Jody Lewis, Jean Margetts, Lane Manson, Taylor Engele, Juanita Allin.
Chief Administrative Officer
Administration, Engineering and Public Works, Building and Licence Inspector, Economic Development Planning, Volunteer Fire Department, Parks and Recreation Department.
Town Council generally meets twice monthly, usually the 2nd and 4th Monday.