Town of Newmarket


Council Workshop

Meeting #:
Council Chambers
Municipal Offices
395 Mulock Drive
Newmarket, ON L3Y 4X7
Members Present:
  • Mayor Taylor
  • Councillor Simon
  • Councillor Woodhouse
  • Councillor Morrison
  • Councillor Kwapis
  • Councillor Broome
Members Absent:
  • Deputy Mayor & Regional Councillor Vegh
  • Councillor Twinney
  • Councillor Bisanz
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
  • L. Long, Supervisor of Municipal Enforcement
  • F. DiPassio, Supervisor of Licensing & Parking Enforcement
  • A. Walkom, Legislative Coordinator

For consideration by Council on April 15, 2019.
The meeting was called to order at 9:05 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.

Councillor Morrison declared a conflict in regards to the discussion on body rub parlours, as he owns and operates a chiropractic practice. He advised he would take no part in any discussions on the matter.


The Acting Commissioner of Corporate Services provided an introduction to the presentation and an overview of the topics to be discussed. She provided a background of the various regulatory by-laws which are currently in place in the Town of Newmarket. She advised that changes in both community standards and business practices over time require revisions to regulatory by-laws.

The Acting Director of Legislative Services/Town Clerk provided an overview of the areas which are not currently regulated by the Town of Newmarket.

Members of Council queried staff on the existing regulatory by-laws, proposed changes to existing by-laws and timelines for bringing forward amended and new regulatory by-laws.

  • Moved by:Councillor Simon
    Seconded by:Councillor Broome
    1. That the meeting be adjourned at 10:55 AM.