About Committees and Boards

The Township of Adjala-Tosorontio Council establishes Committees and Boards to be responsible for and to make recommendations to Council regarding various matters.  The Township promotes and encourages citizen engagement and Committees play an important role in assisting to shape our community. 

All Committee and Board meetings are open to the public.  Meeting dates, agendas and minutes are posted on the Township's website.

Join a Committee or Board

Joining a Township Committee or Board is a great way to get involved and support your community. Council appoints qualified candidates and members typically serve for a regular Council term of four years. We encourage you to submit an application if you are interested in sitting on one of our various Committees and Boards. We're currently accepting applications for the following:

Meeting Calendar

View our Committee Meeting Calendar for the Township's various Committees and Boards.

Committee Agenda and Minutes

Every Committee records minutes to keep an official record of what was discussed and agreed upon at each meeting. View our Committees' and Boards' Agendas and Minutes for more information.

Archived Agendas and Minutes are available by request from the Clerk's Department.

Our Committees

Committees and Boards: Council & Public Representation
 Cemetery Board

The Cemetery Board oversees all responsibility and duties regarding the maintenance of the Township’s abandoned Cemeteries (grass cutting, and general upkeep). Members receive a honorarium of $100 per year.

Members

  • David Anderson
  • Vacant Position
  • Vacant Position
 Committee of Adjustment

The Committee of Adjustment is a quasi-judicial body made up of citizen representatives appointed by Council. Decisions made by the Committee of Adjustment may be appealed to Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT). The Committee of Adjustment considers applications for Minor Variances and Consents, as set out in the Planning Act.

Members:

  • Councillor Adam Cox
  • Councillor Miklos Borsos
  • Elizabeth Rogacki
  • John Greer
  • Horace Harper
 Line Fence Viewers

Fence Viewers respond to calls from the Clerk's Department to investigate complaints in accordance with the Line Fences Act. Guided by the Statutory Powers Procedure Act and the Line Fences Act, Fence Viewers respond to situations regarding the placement of fences and also where a tree from either property falls on the line fence.

Members:

  • John Greer
 Livestock Evaluators 

Livestock Evaluators respond to the loss of livestock by farmers in the Township to determine the value of claim to be awarded based on the evidence presented in accordance with Livestock, Poultry and Honey Bee Protection Act.

Members:

  • Rachel Falls
 Property Standards Committee

Under the Township’s Property Standards By-law the municipality may intervene to correct building and property maintenance issues (make repairs, clean up and add costs to tax bills), register an Order on Title and prosecute for non-compliance. The Property Standards Committee hears appeals of work orders and other related matters.

Members:

  • Councillor Adam Cox
  • Councillor Anub Simson
  • David Anderson
  • Vacant Position
  • Vacant Position
 Toronto and Region Conservation Authority 

The TRCA Board of Directors is made up of 28 members appointed by the respective councils of participating municipalities. To ensure a variety of perspectives, skills, and expertise, TRCA recruits a wide range of advisory members, including members of the public, community or special interest groups.

Members:

  • Don Sinclair
 Joint Accessibility Advisory Committee

The Joint Accessibility Advisory Committee is established by the County of Simcoe, the Township of Springwater, the Township of Tay, the Township of Oro-Medonte and the Township of Adjala-Tosorontio  in accordance with Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2001, and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (“Acts”).  This Committee acts as an advisory body in accordance with both Acts and all related standards. This committee includes both elected officials and citizen appointees.

Members:

  • Councillor Ronald O'Leary
  • Doug Mein
 
Committees and Boards: Council Representation
 Audit Committee

The primary function of the Audit Committee is to assist the Council in maintaining the financial integrity of the municipality.

Members:

  • Deputy Mayor Julius Lachs
  • Councillor Bob Meadows
  • Councillor Anub Simson
 Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority

NVCA's Board of Directors is comprised of representatives appointed from each of our member municipalities​.

As the governing body for the NVCA, Board members have a very important role and responsibility to represent the interests of their municipalities, consider the interests and needs of the conservation authority, and establish an effective reporting relationship with their municipal council and staff.​

Members:

  • Mayor Scott W. Anderson
 Ontario Provincial Police Nottawasaga Detachment Police Services Board

Under the Police Services Act, the Police Services Board is responsible for adequate and effective police services within the municipality. The Police Services Board provides an opportunity for independent civilian oversight and governance of police services. The term is shared with the Township of Essa. Public representative from Adjala-Tosorontio shall be appointed for the initial two-year period, followed by an appointment of a Council representative for the remainder of the term of Council.

Members:

  • Deborah Hall-Chancey
 Rosemont District Fire Board

The Rosemont District Fire Board is composed of two (2) elected members from the Council of the Township of Adjala-Tosorontio, two (2) elected members from the Council of the Town of Mono and two (2) elected members from the Council of the Township of Mulmur. Collectively the Board manages and operates the Rosemont District Fire Department.

Members:

  • Deputy Mayor Julius Lachs
  • Councillor Ronald O'Leary
 South Simcoe Streams Network

The SSSN's focus is on threatened shorelines and streams in the Lake Simcoe and Nottawasaga River watersheds within the southern municipalities of Simcoe County; namely Adjala-Tosorontio, Bradford West Gwillimbury, Essa, Innisfil, and New Tecumseth. The committee is made up of volunteer citizens, municipal, conservation, and non-government representatives.

Members:

  • Councillor Bob Meadows
Museum on the Boyne

The mandate of the Town of New Tecumseth Museum on the Boyne Advisory Committee provides is to provide information and make recommendations to the Mayor and Council with regard to the Museum on the Boyne.

The Committee discusses by-laws and policies, promotes the museum, discusses grants and other sources of funding and advises and gives support on the proper preservation of the collection.

As a community museum of South Simcoe and area, Adjala-Tosorontio has a member to represent the Township, as do Essa, Bradford West Gwillimbury, and Innisfil in addition to representatives from New Tecumseth.

Members:

  • Councillor Miklos Borsos