Gordon Barnhart new SUMA president; province could be as much as $1.5B in the red

Barnhart, pictured speaking with Moose Jaw city councillor Crystal Froese, said his focus will be on figuring out how cities and towns will deal with less provincial dollars, as well as infrastructure. (Jennifer Quesnel/CBC )

By CBC News, February 6, 2017 

Barnhart will focus on infrastructure, plan for towns to deal with less provincial dollars

Gordon Barnhart has been elected as the new president of the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association.

He defeated Saskatoon city councillor Darren Hill on Monday.

Barnhart is a councillor for the town of Saltcoats, Sask., and is also the former lieutenant-governor and former interim president of the University of Saskatchewan.

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