Mayor Julie Behrns  

North Perth Mayor Julie Behrns was born and raised just north of Kurtzville in Howick Township.  She attended Listowel District Secondary School and graduated with an Accounting Major from Conestoga College.  

Since that time, Julie has lived in Wallace Ward of North Perth.  With a passion for land use planning, Julie chose to serve her community by getting involved in local decision- making.  She was first elected to Wallace Township Council in 1994 as Councillor.  Following amalgamation in 1998, Julie has served as Ward Councillor, Deputy Mayor and currently Mayor of North Perth. 

As part of her role as an elected official, Mayor Behrns has served on Perth County Council for 12 years.  During that time, she had the honour of representing Perth County as Warden for 3 consecutive years from 2009 to 2011. 

Along with her husband Lorne, they continue to farm in Wallace Ward. 


Current Committee Appointments

  • Perth Adult Life Care Residences Committee
  • Economic Development Committee
  • Human Resources Committee
  • Perth County Council Member

Contact Information

Mayor Julie Behrns

C/O Office of the Mayor and Council
North Perth Municipal Building
330 Wallace Ave. N.,
Listowel, ON
N4W 1L3

Municipal Building: 519-291-2950 Fax: 519-291-1804