Council is now paying tribute to outgoing city clerk Ulli Watkiss. If you missed it, we had an exclusive interview with her in our weekly newsletter
It's been a really weird year at city hall, especially challenging for the city clerk and her staff. It is because of them that there was a fair election, despite provincial meddling. My profile of Ulli Watkiss:
Province, who has applied for the appeal, has been given two hours to make arguments. Everyone has consented to city clerk Ulli Watkiss intervening here today. She's submitted her own written arguments but is taking no position on whether a stay should be granted.
City clerk Ulli Watkiss, who is responsible for administering this municipal election, whatever ward scenario is decided, has become an active participant now that she’s filed to intervene in the court hearing. My profile of the veteran senior bureaucrat:
One of the people responding in these unprecedented times is city clerk Ulli Watkiss, who has acting on her own with outside lawyer. She's asking to intervene in case, saying she will take no position on the stay but has an important role and information to offer the court: /5
Delay of election "is not a matter for council" says city clerk Ulli Watkiss. Is matter for her and her legal counsel.
Wow. Toronto city clerk Ulli Watkiss says she's retained independent counsel.