Burns Lake councillor John Illes resigns

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The Village of Burns Lake announced today that councillor John Illes has resigned effective Sept. 15, 2017.

According to the village, Illes has recently accepted an employment position at the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako which requires his resignation.

Illes was sworn in as a councillor representing the village approximately 10 years ago.

It is still unclear if the village will hold a byelection.

"Council will investigate the need for a byelection," says a village press release.

Read the full story in the Lakes District News' Sept. 20 issue.

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