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'''Marvin Rotrand''' (born 1951) is a [[Canadian]] politician. He currently serves as a member of [[Montreal City Council]], representing the district of [[Snowdon, Montreal|Snowdon]]. Rotrand has served on Montreal city council since 1982, and thus is its [[wikt:dean|dean]]; he works full time in his duties.<ref name=""></ref>
Formerly a member of the [[Union Montréal]] political party, Rotrand quit to sit as an [[independent (politics)|independent]] on November 15, 2012, following the corruption allegations against the party in the [[Charbonneau commission]] hearings.<ref>[ "Marvin Rotrand will support Applebaum as mayor"]. [[CBC News]], November 15, 2012.</ref> In the election of November 3, 2013, he was elected as a councilor for [[Coalition Montreal]] - Equipe Marcel Cote, of which he eventually became interim leader.<ref></ref><ref name=""></ref>
From 2002 to 2017, he also served as the Vice-Chair of the ''[[Société de transport de Montréal]]'' (Montreal Transit Commission) and the president of its finance committee and of its customer service committee.<ref name="STM">{{cite web|url=|title=Marvin Rotrand|publisher=[[Société de transport de Montréal]]|language=French|accessdate=2009-11-04}}</ref>
Rotrand was evidently removed from that position without notice on an order from Mayor [[Denis Coderre]].<ref>http:// name=""/marvin-rotrand-ousted-as-vice-chair-of-stm-1.3456209</ref> During a municipal council meeting, Coderre confirmed the dismissal of Rotrand who had decided not to join the [[Équipe Denis Coderre]] party.<ref></ref> Coderre replaced Rotrand with [[Elsie Lefebvre]], who also won the last election under the Coalition Montreal party.<ref>http://www. name=""/blogs/cohen_confidential_with_mike_cohen/will-marvin-rotrand-consider-joining-projet-montr-al/article_cea4aa34-5173-11e7-a18e-7f3dd99bb03c.html</ref>