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Committees of Council

After each municipal election, Council appoints citizens to various boards and committees that make decisions or recommendations on a variety of matters. These appointments give residents an opportunity to volunteer their skills to help their community.

The term of the appointment is four years (concurrent with the term of Council). Most committees meet monthly and each committee determines the schedule of meetings for the new term.

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Abandoned Orchard Advisory Committee Page

The Abandoned Orchard Advisory Committee’s current composition is:

  • One member of Council
  • Three members of the Public

For more information, visit the Abandoned Orchard Advisory Committee page.

Agricultural Advisory Committee Page

This Agricultural Advisory Committee is responsible for providing input to the Town regarding agricultural activities in order to manage the Economic Development of the Town.

The Agricultural Advisory Committee’s current composition is:

  • Six members of the public

For more information, visit the Agricultural Advisory Committee page.

Committee of Adjustment Page

The Committee of Adjustment is an independent body appointed by Council, under authority granted by the Province of Ontario.

The Committee of Adjustment current composition is:

  • Three members of the public

For more information, visit the Committee of Adjustment page.

Economic Development Advisory Committee Page

The Economic Development Advisory Committee’s current composition is:

  • Two members of Council
  • Town CAO
  • Communication & Economic Development Coordinator
  • One member/representative of the Blue Mountain Village Association
  • One member/representative from the Georgian Triangle Development Institute
  • One member/representative from The Blue Mountain Chamber of Commerce
  • One member/representative from the Georgian Triangle Tourist Association
  • One member/representative from The Center of Business
  • One member/representative from the Thornbury Business Improvement Area
  • One member/representative from the South Georgian Bay Small Business Enterprise Centre
  • One member/representative from the Clarksburg Village Association

For more information, visit the Economic Development Advisory Committee page.

Fence Viewer Committee Page

The Fence Viewers Committee’s current composition is:

  •  Two members of Council
  •  Three members of the Public

For more information, visit the Fence Viewer Committee page.

Museum Advisory Committee Page

This is no longer a committee of Council, but of The Blue Mountains Library Board as of February 2017.

For more information, please visit The Blue Mountains Public Library.

Other Boards & Committees Page

For information on other Boards and Committees that have Council representation, visit the Other Board & Committees page.

Police Services Board Page

The Police Services Boards govern the municipal police forces and in the case of O.P.P. contract locations, serve as advisory bodies. Based on the last enumeration, the composition of the Town Police Services Board is currently determined as three.

The Police Services Board current composition is:

  • One member of Council (Mayor)
  • One member of the Public (appointed by Council)
  • One Provincial Appointment

For more information, visit the Police Services Board page.

Property Standards Committee Page

The Property Standards Committee's current composition is:

  • Three members of Council

For more information, visit the Property Standards Committee page.

Public Art Committee Page

The Public Art Policy concentrates efforts on special programs related to the goals and procedures of the Town toward public art, including the Municipal Art Program.

The Public Art Committee’s current composition is:

  • Five members of the public

For more information, visit the Public Art Committee page.

Sign By-law Review Committee Page

The Sign By-law Committee’s current composition is:

  • Two members of Council
  • One member of the public (non-business owner and a Town resident)
  • One member from the Thornbury Buisness Improvement Area
  • One member from the Chamber of Commerce

For more information, visit the Sign By-law Committee page.

The Blue Mountains Attainable Housing Corporation Page

The purpose of The Blue Mountains Attainable Housing Corporation is to augment the supply of healthy and sustainable ownership and rental housing units in The Blue Mountains which are affordable to a larger portion of the population.

For more information, visit the Blue Mountains Attainable Housing Corporation page.

Thornbury Business Improvement Area Board Page

The Thornbury Business Improvement Area Board (BIA) current composition is:

  • Eight members of the Thornbury Business Community
  • One Council member

Current members are:

  • Councillor Rob Potter
  • George Matamoros
  • Leslie Lewis
  • Skot Beaumont
  • Kathryn Brown
  • Renee Desrochers
  • Melanie Johns
  • Tony Poole

Contacts

Clerk's Office
519-599-3131 x232