Town of Newmarket


Council Workshop

Meeting #:
Council Chambers
Municipal Offices
395 Mulock Drive
Newmarket, ON L3Y 4X7
Members Present:
  • Mayor Taylor
  • Councillor Simon (9:18 AM - 12:33 PM)
  • Councillor Woodhouse
  • Councillor Twinney
  • Councillor Morrison
  • Councillor Kwapis
  • Councillor Broome
  • Councillor Bisanz
Members Absent:
  • Deputy Mayor & Regional Councillor Vegh
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
  • A. Walkom, Legislative Coordinator
  • S. Chase, Director, Strategic Initiatives
  • C. Kallio, Economic Development Officer
  • R. Prudhomme, Director, Engineering Services
  • J. Grossi, Legislative Coordinator
  • Trudy Parsons, MDB Insight
    Margot Bégin, MDB Insight

For consideration by Council on March 4, 2019.
The meeting was called to order at 9:03 AM.
The Council Workshop recessed at 11:02 AM and reconvened at 11:18 AM.
The Council Workshop recessed at 11:43 AM and reconvened at 11:49 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 Commissioner of Community Services provided an introduction to the presentation and introduced Margot Bégin, Senior Consultant, MDB Insights and Trudy Parsons, Executive Vice-President, MDB Insights.

Trudy Parsons provided a presentation to Council. The presentation outlined the strategic planning process and the strategic pillars previously identified by Council.

Members of Council reviewed the strategic priorities discussed at the January 29, 2019 Council Workshop. Members of Council engaged in an exercise to rank their choices of the potential strategic priorities.

  • Moved by:Councillor Kwapis
    Seconded by:Councillor Bisanz
    1. That the meeting be adjourned at 12:33 PM.