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Declarations of Pecuniary Interest by Members of Council

Municipal Conflict of Interest Act Requirements

Under the Municipal Conflict of Interest ActThe Corporation of the Town of The Blue Mountains is required to establish a public registry wherein written statements of pecuniary interest by Members of Council are maintained for public record.

Section 6.1 of the Act requires municipalities and local boards to establish and maintain registries that keep copies of statements filed under Section 5.1 and of declarations recorded under Section 6 of the Act.

Municipal Conflict of Interest Act

The registry, which includes a copy of the written statements of pecuniary interest, is available for viewing upon request at Town Hall, 32 Mill Street, Thornbury. For additional information, please contact the Clerks' Department.

Table 1: 2019 Registry of Written Statements of Pecuniary Interest

Pecuniary Interest Number Meeting Date Meeting Type Member of Council or Committee Agenda Item General Nature of Pecuniary Interest
2019-1 8 February 2019 Special Committee of the Whole Mayor A.Soever B.6 "I am the former President and still a member of the Blue Mountain Curling Centre, which rents ice".
2019-2 27 February 2019 Special Committee of the Whole Councillor R. Sampson B.3.3, B.3.4, B.4.2 "I am a resident and owner of property in the Windfall Development".
2019-3 27 February 2019 Special Committee of the Whole Mayor A.Soever B.15.1 "I was a founder, President and am still a member of the BMCC".
2019-4 27 February 2019 Special Committee of the Whole Deputy Mayor O.Bartnicki B.11.1 "I live in Lora Bay. This deputation is specific to speed limits in Lora Bay".
2019-5 27 February 2019 Special Committee of the Whole Councillor R.Potter B.3.2 "Applicants made a contribution to my election committee (campaign)".
2019-6 27 February 2019 Special Committee of the Whole Deputy Mayor O.Bartnicki B.15.1 "My husband is a member of the curling club".
2019-7 11 March 2019 Council Councillor R.Sampson F.1, G.1, G.2 "I am a property owner and resident of Windfall".
2019-8 11 March 2019 Council Councillor R.Sampson J "I am a resident and owner of property at Windfall - Items being confirmed F.1, G.1 and G.2".
2019-9 18-Mar-19 Committee of the Whole Councillor R.Sampson Previous Minutes "I declared a conflict for the Feb.27, 2019 COW meeting".
2019-10 1-Apr-19 Council Councillor R.Sampson F.5 "I reside in Windfall Development".
2019-11 8-Apr-19 Committee of the Whole Councillor R.Potter B.3.1 "Wife is a member of the Board at Marsh St. Centre & Seniors Network".
2019-12 8-Apr-19 Committee of the Whole Councillor A.Matrosovs B.3.1 "Secretary of the Clarksburg Village Association, Member of The Blue Mountains Toastmasters".
2019-13 8-Apr-19 Committee of the Whole Deputy Mayor O.Bartnicki B.3.1 "My husband, Andrew Bartnicki, is a member of Toastmasters".
2019-14 24-Apr-19 Council Councillor R.Sampson Closed Session Interest declared in the April 24, 2019 closed session.
2019-15 10-May-19 Special Meeting of Council Councillor R.Sampson Closed Session Interest declared in the May 10, 2019 closed session.
2019-16 13-May-19 Council Mayor A.Soever F.8, F.9 "While I don't have a direct pecuniary interest, I am declaring an Interest as I am a founder and still a member of the Blue Mountains Curling Centre".
2019-17 3-Jul-19 Committee of the Whole Mayor A.Soever B.3.7 "I am father of the groom".
2019-18 12-Aug-19 Economic Development Advisory Committee Councillor P.Bordignon C.5.11 "Ownership in Company supplying goods".

 

 

 

 

 

Table 2: 2018 Registry of Written Statements of Pecuniary Interest

Pecuniary Interest Number Meeting Date Meeting Type Member of Council or Committee Agenda Item General Nature of Pecuniary Interest
2018-1 23 April 2018 Special Meeting of Council Councillor M. Seguin B Interest in the April 23, 2019 closed session.
2018-2 7 May 2018 Council Councillor J. Halos B.2 "I pay BIA feed for 10 businesses located in a building I own. They represent 10% of all BIA membership. I feel there could be a conflict".
2018-3 14 May 2018 Committee of the Whole Councillor R.J. Gamble B.8.4 "I wish to declare a conflict of interest in regards to staff report CSPW.18.039 Elma & Alice St Reconstruction as my residence with a 165ft frontage is in this construction zone and I do not want to appear to have any influence on design or construction parameters".
2018-4 4 June 2018 Committee of the Whole Councillor R.J. Gamble B.13.5 "I will declare a potential conflict of interest in regard to agenda item B.13.5 re 40 Arthur St. W. property as my residence is in close proximity to said property in file PDS.18.63".
2018-5 4 June 2018 Committee of the Whole Councillor J. Halos B.3.8 "I lease property to 10 BIA members. Feels that number (approx. 10% of BIA membership) could lead to conflict".
2018-6 18 June 2018 Council Councillor J.Halos G.1 "I rent property to approx. 10 BIA members".
2018-7 1 October 2018 Committee of the Whole Councillor R.J. Gamble B.3.2

"Proposed personal naming of park".

2018-8 9 October 2018 Committee of the Whole Councillor R.J. Gamble F.1 (B.3.2)

"Potential non-monetary conflict in family name of park".

2018-9 9 October 2018 Council Councillor R.J. Gamble Closed Session Non-Pecuniary Interest in the October 9, 2018 closed session
2018-10 10 December 2018 Committee of the Whole Deputy Mayor O. Bartnicki B.3.7 "Property involved is in direct/close proximity to my personal property".
2018-11 17 December 2018 Council Councillor P.Bordignon F.3

"I own property in direct relation to this variance".

 

 


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