You can reach the Mayor's Office by emailing mayor@london.ca or calling 519-661-4920. 

About Mayor Morgan

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Mayor Josh  Morgan

Josh Morgan was elected as London’s 65th Mayor on October 24th, 2022.

Prior to that, he had served two terms as the City Councillor for Ward 7 being elected in 2014 and again in 2018 with support from 75% of voters.

Mayor Morgan was the first in his family to attend University after moving to London in 1998 to study at Western. During his time there, Morgan completed undergraduate degrees in Economics & Political Science, as well as an MA in Political Science.

Mayor Morgan is an active member of the London community serving in leadership positions on multiple boards and organizations. He has previously served as the City of London Budget Chair for both the 2016-2019 and 2020-2023 multi-year budgets. He stepped down from that role when he was appointed Deputy Mayor in December 2020, a position he occupied until he was elected Mayor in 2022.

He is a current member of the London Police Services Board, Western University Board of Governors, as well as boards for London Economic Development Corporation, RBC Place, and Tourism London. In addition, Mayor Morgan is a member of Civic Works Committee, Community and Protective Services Committee, Corporate Services Committee, Planning and Environment Committee, and Strategic Priorities and Policy Committee.

Josh has been happily married to Melanie, an elementary school principal, since 2007. They are proud parents of four children.

Connecting with Mayor Morgan

Mayor’s team

The Mayor's office is located on the second floor of City Hall, where staff assist with the handling of all information related to the role of Mayor.  Whether it is an invitation to attend a community event, a request for a special certificate or letter to recognize a significant milestone, or a citizen wanting to speak-up on a specific issue - the staff team is ready to facilitate open communication.

Mail information to:

London City Hall
Suite 214 – 300 Dufferin Avenue
London ON
N6B 1Z2

Process for invitations

If you would like to invite the Mayor to attend an upcoming event, please submit your request in writing and outline the occasion, date, time, location and expectation of the Mayor's role at the event. This information can be sent:

  • By mail to Mayor's Office, City of London, 300 Dufferin Avenue, P.O. Box 5035, London ON N6A 4L9
  • By fax to 519-661-5308
  • By email at mayor@london.ca
Process for certificates

If you would like to request a certificate from the Mayor to recognize a special milestone, please call 519 661-4920 with your request.  Information needed is the honouree's name, date and type of occasion, mailing address, and if the certificate is to be mailed.  Certificates can also be picked up at the Mayor's Office.  Generally, certificates are issued for birthdays of 75 years or more and anniversaries of 25 years or more. However, other special requests will be considered.

Process for letters of greeting

If you would like to request a letter of welcome to appear in an event program, please provide the following information to the Mayor's Office three weeks before your deadline date:  Name of organization; type of event (conference, tournament, concert, etc.) and its purpose (e.g., charity fundraiser); date of event and the venue.

Process for video greetings

If you would like to request a video greeting from the Mayor, please use our online form:

Video Greeting Request Form

Mayoral decisions

The Mayor has special powers and duties under part VI.1 of the Municipal Act, 2001. These include powers to:

  • bring matters to City Council that advance certain provincial priorities and veto any by-laws passed by council that may interfere with the advancement of those priorities;
  • create Committees of City Council, assign their functions and appoint the chairs and vice chairs of committees of council;
  • propose the City's budget subject to Council amendments, a mayoral veto and a Council override process;
  • appoint and dismiss the Chief Administrative Officer as well as various leadership positions;
  • direct City staff in writing for certain purposes.

There are certain powers and duties the Mayor may choose to delegate.

The Mayor is required to exercise the powers in writing and make them available to the public, subject to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.


Decisions and directions

February 6, 2024 - Appointment of City Manager

January 24, 2024 - Appointment of Chair to the Strategic Priorities and Policy Committee and Governance Working Group

January 24, 2024 - Appointment of Chair to the Audit Committee

December 8, 2023 - 2024-2027 Multi-Year Budget Committee Vice Chair

November 30, 2023 - Appointment of Standing Committee Vice-Chairs

November 28, 2023 - City Manager Recruitment and Selection Committee – Additional Membership

November 13, 2023 - Appointment of Standing Committee Chairs

November 7, 2023 - Appointment of Deputy City Manager, Legal Services

October 25, 2023 - By-laws Passed Under Delegated Authority Pursuant to By-law No. CP-17-23008

October 10, 2023 - 2024-2027 Multi-Year Budget Committee Formation

October 3, 2003 - City Manager Recruitment and Selection Committee 

September 14, 2023 - By-laws Passed Under Delegated Authority Pursuant to By-law No. A.-8279-200 

State of the City Address

On Thursday, January 25, 2024, Mayor Josh Morgan gave the annual State of the CIty Address.


London's Housing Pledge

On Thursday, February 16, 2023, Mayor Josh Morgan sent a letter to the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing:


Economic and Social Impact and Recovery Task Force


Mayor's Expense reports