The Council Workshop was held on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 in Council Chambers, 395 Mulock Drive, Newmarket.


Members Present:

Mayor Van Bynen

Deputy Mayor & Regional Councillor Taylor

Councillor Vegh

Councillor Kerwin (9:22 to 11:43 a.m.)

Councillor Hempen

Councillor Broome-Plumley (9:12 to 11:43 a.m.)

Councillor Bisanz






Councillor Twinney

Councillor Sponga

Staff Present:











R.N. Shelton, Chief Administrative Officer

A. Moore, Commissioner of Corporate Services

P. Noehammer, Commissioner of Development & Infrastructure Services

I. McDougall, Commissioner of Community Services

A. Brouwer, Director of Legislative Services/Town Clerk

L. Lyons, Deputy Clerk

L. Moor, Council/Committee Coordinator


Mr. D. Nitkin, EthicScan Canada Ltd.


The Council Workshop convened at 9:06 a.m.


Mayor Van Bynen in the Chair.


Mayor Van Bynen advised that in accordance with the Town’s Procedure By-law, no decisions are to be made but rather this meeting is an opportunity for Council to have informal discussion regarding various matters.



Declarations of Pecuniary Interest









Council Code of Conduct.


The Director of Legislative Services/Town Clerk introduced Mr. David Nitkin, EthicScan Canada Ltd. who provided a PowerPoint presentation with respect to the Council Code of Conduct.


  The meeting recessed at 10:16 a.m.


  The meeting reconvened at 10:26 a.m.


Moved by:      Councillor Kerwin


Seconded by: Councillor Hempen



THAT the PowerPoint presentation by Mr. David Nitkin, EthicScan Canada Ltd. regarding the Council Code of Conduct be received. 






Moved by:      Councillor Broome-Plumley


Seconded by: Councillor Bisanz



THAT the meeting adjourn.




  There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 11:43 a.m.






Tony Van Bynen, Mayor


Lisa Lyons, Deputy Clerk