Cornwall Ontario Mayor Robert “Bob” Kilger Doing Well After Ottawa Stomach Cancer Surgery – August 23, 2011

Cornwall Ontario Mayor Robert “Bob” Kilger Doing Well After Ottawa Stomach Cancer Surgery – August 23, 2011
Cornwall ON – Mayor Bob Kilger underwent surgery in Ottawa on Tuesday August 23 and is now resting comfortably at the Queensway Carleton Hospital.  He is expected to remain in hospital for the next 7 to 10 days, after which he will continue his recovery at home.
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The surgery was the latest step in Mayor Kilger’s ongoing treatment for stomach cancer. The prognosis for recovery is excellent.
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Mr. Kilger is expected to be absent from City Hall for the next several weeks. During that time, members of Council will serve as Acting Mayor, following normal City protocols.  The office of the Chief Administrative Officer will co-ordinate this schedule and will work with Council to ensure that all matters directed to the Mayor’s office are dealt with.
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Mayor Kilger thanks everybody for the kind wishes and looks forward to returning to his office at City Hall as soon as possible. In the meantime, he asks that people respect his need for privacy as he pursues a full recovery.
Rétablissement du maire Kilger après son intervention chirurgicale
Le maire Bob Kilger a subi une intervention chirurgicale à Ottawa le mardi 23 août et se rétablit maintenant confortablement à l’hôpital Queensway Carleton. Il devrait rester à l’hôpital pendant les prochains 7 à 10 jours, après quoi il continuera son rétablissement à la maison.L’intervention chirurgicale était la dernière étape du traitement en cours que reçoit le maire Kilger contre son cancer de l’estomac. Le pronostic pour le rétablissement est excellent.

M. Kilger sera absent de l’Hôtel de ville pour les plusieurs semaines à venir. Pendant ce temps, les membres du conseil exerceront la fonction de maire par intérim, suivant les protocoles habituels de la ville. Le bureau de l’agent administratif principal coordonnera cet horaire et travaillera avec le conseil pour s’assurer que toutes les questions adressées au bureau du maire sont traitées.

Le maire Kilger remercie tout un chacun pour les voeux chaleureux et espère retourner à son bureau de l’Hôtel de ville le plus rapidement possible. Dans l’intervalle, il demande aux gens de respecter sa vie privée jusqu’à son rétablissement complet.

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One could fairly, and without any morbid intent, consider that the position of mayor may become vacant before the next scheduled municipal election.

What is the City of Cornwall’s procedure should the office of mayor be vacated before the next municipal elections?

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