Town of Newmarket


Council Workshop

Meeting #:
Council Chambers
Municipal Offices
395 Mulock Drive
Newmarket, ON L3Y 4X7
Members Present:
  • Mayor Taylor
  • Deputy Mayor & Regional Councillor Vegh
  • Councillor Woodhouse
  • Councillor Twinney
  • Councillor Morrison
  • Councillor Kwapis
  • Councillor Broome
  • Councillor Bisanz
Members Absent:
  • Councillor Simon
Staff Present:
  • E. Armchuk, Acting Chief Administrative Officer
  • P. Noehammer, Commissioner of Development & Infrastructure Services
  • I. McDougall, Commissioner of Community Services
  • L. Lyons, Acting Commissioner of Corporate Services
  • K. Saini, Acting Director of Legislative Services/Town Clerk
  • J. Grossi, Legislative Coordinator
  • A. Walkom, Legislative Coordinator

For consideration by Council on February 11, 2019.
The meeting was called to order at 9:03 AM.
The Council Workshop recessed at 10:25 AM and reconvened at 10:40 AM.
Mayor Taylor in the Chair.



Mayor Taylor 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.

There were no declarations of pecuniary interest.


Robert Swayze, the Town of Newmarket Integrity Commissioner, provided a presentation to Council on the Code of Conduct. The presentation outlined the overview of key principles, and changes due to Bill 68, Modernizing Ontario’s Municipal Legislation Act, 2017, which included amendments to and the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act. 

Members of Council queried the Integrity Commissioner regarding rules in the Code of Conduct, declarations of pecuniary interest and the procedure of complaints.

  • Moved by:Councillor Twinney
    Seconded by:Councillor Broome
    1. That the presentation provided by Robert Swayze regarding the Code of Conduct be received. 

  • Moved by:Councillor Woodhouse
    Seconded by:Councillor Kwapis
    1. That the meeting be adjourned at 11:29 AM. 

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