Blackfalds Mayor Richard Poole has announced he won’t be seeking re-election. (Photo from Facebook)

Blackfalds Mayor Richard Poole has announced he won’t be seeking re-election. (Photo from Facebook)

Blackfalds mayor won’t seek re-election

Served 23 years on town council

Blackfalds Mayor Richard Poole has officially announced that he will not be running in the upcoming municipal election.

Poole joined the town council in 1995. He took a brief absence from 1998 to 2001, and served as a councillor until 2017 when he was elected as mayor.

A statement on the town’s Facebook page states that Poole will spend his upcoming retirement continuing his education, and spending time with his children and grandchildren.



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