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Mayor & Council

Message from the Mayor  

Mayor Robb Noon

Mayor Robb Noon

 

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The Council of the Municipality of Callander


Meetings of Council

2021 Schedule - Council Meetings (click for annual list)

PLEASE NOTE that in 2021 the meetings will be starting at 6:00 p.m.

Council meets are held on the third and fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. for Regular Council meetings.  Special meetings may be called as required with 24 hours notice.  Please visit our Meetings page for Agendas, Documents, Minutes, etc. Meetings are held in the Council Chambers located at 280 Main Street North, Callander and are open to the public unless otherwise specified.  

The Role of Council:

As outlined in Section 224 of Ontario’s Municipal Act, 2001 as amended, it is the role of council:

(a) to represent the public and to consider the well-being and interests of the municipality;
(b) to develop and evaluate the policies and programs of the municipality;
(c) to determine which services the municipality provides;
(d) to ensure that administrative policies, practices and procedures and controllership policies, practices and procedures are in place to implement the decisions of council;
          (d.1) to ensure the accountability and transparency of the operations of the municipality, including the activities of the senior management of the municipality;
(e) to maintain the financial integrity of the municipality; and
(f) to carry out the duties of council under this or any other Act.

And as outlined in Section 225, it is the role of the head of council,

(a) to act as chief executive officer of the municipality;
(b) to preside over council meetings so that its business can be carried out efficiently and effectively;
(c) to provide leadership to the council;
           (c.1) without limiting clause (c), to provide information and recommendations to the council with respect to the role of council described in clauses 224 (d) and (d.1);
(d) to represent the municipality at official functions; and
(e) to carry out the duties of the head of council under this or any other Act.

 

Contacting your Council and its Members


To contact the Council as a whole, you may:

  • Make a delegation request to speak at a Council or Committee meeting using the Delegation Request Form;
  • Send a letter or an email to the Mayor and Council to be considered at a Council or Committee meeting.

Please send these, in care of the Municipal Clerk, to:

280 Main Street North,
Callander, ON  P0H 1H0
or by email to clerk@callander.ca

 

To contact an individual Member of Council directly:

The Municipality of Callander does not have Wards, so all members of Council have been elected “at large” to represent all areas of the Municipality.  Council Member contact information is:

 

Email

Phone

Mayor Robb Noon

rnoon@callander.ca

(705) 845-5010

Deputy Mayor Jordy Carr

jcarr@callander.ca

(705) 752-1241

Councillor Linda Alkins

lindaalkins@callander.ca

(705) 752-2471

Councillor Irene Smit

ismit@callander.ca

(705) 840-0614 

Councillor Daryl Vaillancourt

dvaillancourt@callander.ca

(705) 471-1352

Please Note: Municipal Staff, under the direction of the Chief Administrative Officer, are responsible for implementing the decisions of Council and for carrying out the day-to-day operations of the Municipality.  If you require a municipal service, or have questions or concerns about municipal operations, you are encouraged to submit a service request, or contact the appropriate department. Please look under the Municipal Services section of this website, or use the “I want to…” function.

 

Code of Conduct for Council Members

The Municipal Act Section 223.2(1) requires that a municipality shall establish a Code of Conduct for its Members of Council; and Section 223.3 of the Act requires that a municipality shall appoint an Integrity Commissioner.  Please click on the links below for a copy By-laws 2019-1609 to appoint an Integrity Commissioner and 2019-1614 to adopt an Integrity Commissioner Protocol and Code of Conduct for Council:

By-law 2019-1609 To appoint an Integrity Commissioner

By-law 2019-1614 To adopt an Integrity Commissioner Protocol and Code of Conduct for Council

 

Integrity Commissioner Reports

Integrity Commissioner Report September 2020