Town of Newmarket


Council Workshop

Meeting #:
Council Chambers
Municipal Offices
395 Mulock Drive
Newmarket, ON L3Y 4X7
Members Present:
  • Mayor Taylor
  • Councillor Woodhouse
  • Councillor Twinney
  • Councillor Morrison
  • Councillor Kwapis
  • Councillor Broome
  • Councillor Bisanz
Members Absent:
  • Deputy Mayor & Regional Councillor Vegh
  • 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
  • C. Kallio, Economic Development Officer
  • J. Grossi, Legislative Coordinator

For consideration by Council on March 4, 2019.
The meeting was called to order at 9:11 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 was an opportunity for Council to have informal discussion regarding various matters.

The Acting Chief Administrative Officer advised that there were no additions and corrections.


The Acting Commissioner of Corporate Services provided an introduction to the Committee Structure Review presentation and process. 

The Acting Director of Legislative Services/Town Clerk provided a presentation to Council reviewing the best practices, community engagement examples and committee survey results.

Members of Council provided feedback to Staff regarding the committee structure options for advisory committees and alternative engagement opportunities.  


  • Moved by:Councillor Woodhouse
    Seconded by:Councillor Kwapis
    1. That the presentation by the Acting Director of Legislative Services/Town Clerk regarding the Committee Structure Review be received. 

  • Moved by:Councillor Twinney
    Seconded by:Councillor Broome
    1. That the meeting be adjourned at 10:41 AM.