Cornwall, Akwesasne councils hold joint meeting Wednesday

In this June 2017, file photo, Akwesasne Grand Chief Abram Benedict and Cornwall Mayor Bernadette Clement talk during an event. Both their councils will have a joint meeting on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. (Newswatch Group/Bill Kingston, File)

CORNWALL – The City of Cornwall municipal council and the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne will hold a joint meeting Wednesday.

Outside of the port land talks, it’s the first time during this administration and the first time in recent memory that the two councils have got together for a formal joint meeting.

The meeting will see opening remarks from Cornwall Mayor Bernadette Clement and Akwesasne Grand Chief Abram Benedict and will include a roundtable discussion.

The public meeting starts at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Cornwall Civic Complex in Salon B.