Philip Germuth will return as the mayor of Kitimat, according to the district’s website.
Germuth garnered more than 1,900 votes, well ahead of rival David Johnston, who finished with just over 400 votes.
Incumbents Mario Feldhoff, Edwin Empinado, and Rob Goffinet were re-elected to council along with newcomers Lani Gibson, Terry Marleau, and Mark Zielinski.
Philip Germuth (incumbent)
Mario Feldhoff (incumbent)
Edwin Empinado (incumbent)
Rob Goffinet (incumbent)
Mary Murphy (incumbent)
Larry Walker (incumbent)
Kitimat is located along the Kitimat River in B.C.’s north, about 60 kilometres from Terrace.
The Kitimat Valley as first occupied by the Haisla First Nations, who are estimated to have been there for millennia.
Haisla members largely live in Kitamaat Village, which is located east of the district.
Europeans arrived between the late 1800s and early 1900s.
But Kitimat truly came into its own in the 1960s as proponents looked to build a dam and aluminum smelter.
Median total income of couple economic families with children (2015)/B.C. median
Crime Severity Index (CSI) — 2016
RCMP – municipal/B.C.
70.77 (+0.06)/93.63 (-0.71)
Violent Crime Severity Index (CSI) — 2016
RCMP – municipal
78.61 (-10.08)/74.86 (-9.81)
Nathan Cullen (NDP)
Ellis Ross (BC Liberal)