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Corporate Support Services

Clerks Division

City Hall
PO Box 3012, 50 Church St.
St. Catharines ON L2R 7C2

Tel: 905.688.5601 x1507

Fax: 905.682.3631

TTY: 905.688.4TTY (4889)


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Mayor & Council

The City of St. Catharines is governed by a Mayor and 12 councillors, who are elected every four years.

The Mayor is elected at large, which means all citizens eligible to vote choose from the same mayoral candidates when casting a ballot. By contrast, councillors are elected to represent one of six wards. Voters within a specific ward elect two councillors.

The Mayor of St. Catharines is Walter Sendzik.

St. Catharines wards and councillors are:

  • Ward 1 Merritton: David Haywood and Vacant
  • Ward 2 St. Andrew's: Matthew Harris and Joseph Kushner
  • Ward 3 St. George's: Mike Britton and Sal Sorrento  
  • Ward 4 St. Patrick's: Mark Elliott and Mathew Siscoe
  • Ward 5 Grantham: Sandie Bellows and Bill Phillips
  • Ward 6 Port Dalhousie: Carlos Garcia and Bruce Williamson

Contact Information

Office of the Mayor

Mayor Walter Sendzik 905.688.5601 ext. 1540
Grantham Ward  
Coun. Sandie Bellows 905.380.7310
Coun. Bill Phillips 905.327.5363
Merritton Ward    
Coun. David Haywood 289.696.0243
Port Dalhousie Ward  
Coun. Carlos Garcia 905.937.7012
Coun. Bruce Williamson 905.934.2787
St. Andrew's Ward  
Coun. Matt Harris 905.329.6802
Coun. Joe Kushner 905.327.9638 or 905.685.1817
St. George's Ward  
Coun. Mike Britton 905.359.7449
Coun. Sal Sorrento 289.696.3673
St. Patrick's Ward  
Coun. Mark Elliott 905.327.1763
Coun. Mat Siscoe 905.329.8162

Code of Conduct for Elected Officials

In 2010, in addition to their statutory obligations, the Mayor and Members of Council adopted a Code of Conduct for Elected Officials, Local Boards and Advisory Committees.


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