Minto's fourth Mayor, George Bridge is following in the footsteps of his father Milton, Harriston Reeve for 12 years and Wellington County Warden, as well as his Grandfather George who served on Palmerston Council for over 30 years with 15 as Reeve.
Born and raised in Minto, a Norwell District Secondary School graduate, George attended Ryerson Polytechnical Institute. After 30 years with TD Canada Trust, he retired as Branch Manager in Midland and moved back to Harriston. George has always been heavily involved in the community in which he lived and was the General Manager of the Barrie Agricultural Society and Event Centre for 3 years, Chair of the Elmira BIA, Master of the Masonic Lodge, President of the Hanover Rotary Club, and President of the Barrie Agricultural Society. He currently lives in Harriston with his wife Sue and son Aaron. His daughter Amy and husband Grant own Grant's Service Centre in Palmerston and have two children; Ella and Quinn. His other daughter Carrie and husband Colin live in California with their new twin babies Piper and Emmett. George's mother Florence Bridge still lives in Palmerston.