Town of Newmarket


Special Committee of the Whole

Meeting #:
Council Chambers
Municipal Offices
395 Mulock Drive
Newmarket, ON L3Y 4X7
Members Present:
  • Mayor Taylor
  • Deputy Mayor & Regional Councillor Vegh
  • Councillor Simon
  • Councillor Woodhouse (2:05 PM - 3:47 PM)
  • Councillor Twinney
  • Councillor Morrison
  • Councillor Kwapis
  • Councillor Broome
  • Councillor Bisanz
Staff Present:
  • J. Sharma, Chief Administrative Officer
  • E. Armchuk, Commissioner of Corporate Services
  • P. Noehammer, Commissioner of Development & Infrastructure Services
  • I. McDougall, Commissioner of Community Services
  • L. Lyons, Director of Legislative Services/Town Clerk
  • M. Mayes, Director of Financial Services/Town Treasurer
  • I. Laing, Fire Chief, Central York Fire Services
  • L. Georgeff, Director of Human Resources
  • C. Service, Director of Recreation & Culture
  • J. Grossi, Legislative Coordinator

For consideration by Council on December 2, 2019.
The meeting was called to order at 2:03 PM.
Mayor Taylor in the Chair.

The Commissioner of Corporate Services provided an update outlining the 2020 budget process. She introduced the 2020 Preliminary Draft Tax-Supported Operating Budget which included the Town-Wide, Central York Fire Services, and Newmarket Public Library components.

The Treasurer provided a presentation regarding the 2020 Preliminary Draft Tax-Supported Operating Budget. He reviewed the 2019 tax-supported budget, the projected 2020 increase compared to GTA municipalities, and the remainder of the 2020 budget schedule. 

Members of Council queried Staff regarding the asset replacement fund (ARF), the REV It Up project timelines, and the extraordinary items. 

  • Moved by:Councillor Simon
    Seconded by:Councillor Morrison
    1. That the presentation provided by the Director of Financial Services/Treasurer regarding the Tax-Supported Operating Budget be received. 




  • Moved by:Deputy Mayor & Regional Councillor Vegh
    Seconded by:Councillor Woodhouse
    1. That the report entitled 2020 Preliminary Draft Tax-Supported Operating Budgets dated November 11, 2019 be received; and,
    2. That subject to any additional direction from Committee, that the proposed budget be incorporated into the Draft Budgets to be presented to Committee of the Whole on November 25, 2019.

  • Moved by:Councillor Kwapis
    Seconded by:Councillor Broome
    1. That the meeting be adjourned at 3:47 PM.