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County Council

November 26, 2020, 9:30 am
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November 12, 2020, 9:30 am
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October 22, 2020, 9:30 am
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October 8, 2020, 9:30 am
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September 24, 2020, 9:30 am
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September 10, 2020, 9:30 am
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August 13, 2020, 9:30 am
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July 23, 2020, 9:30 am
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July 9, 2020, 9:30 am
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June 25, 2020, 9:30 am
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June 11, 2020, 9:30 am
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May 28, 2020, 9:30 am
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May 14, 2020, 9:30 am
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April 23, 2020, 9:30 am
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April 9, 2020, 9:30 am
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March 26, 2020, 9:30 am
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March 12, 2020, 9:30 am
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February 27, 2020, 9:30 am
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February 13, 2020, 9:30 am
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January 23, 2020, 9:30 am
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January 9, 2020, 9:30 am
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Grey County Council is made up of the mayors and deputy mayors of Grey County’s nine member municipalities. These 18 councillors represent the best interests of Grey County as a whole and each year a Warden is elected as the head of council.

Grey County Council develops and evaluates policies to ensure Grey County services meet resident needs. Council is also responsible for the financial integrity of the municipality and many other duties. Full details can be found in the County’s Procedural By-Law.

County Council typically meets twice a month to discuss and approve the minutes and motions passed during the previous Committee of the Whole. On occasion, some items may bypass Committee of the Whole.

Committee of the Whole

November 26, 2020, 9:40 am
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November 12, 2020, 9:40 am
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October 22, 2020, 9:40 am
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October 8, 2020, 9:40 am
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September 24, 2020, 9:40 am
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September 10, 2020, 9:40 am
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August 13, 2020, 9:40 am
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July 23, 2020, 9:40 am
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July 9, 2020, 9:40 am
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June 25, 2020, 9:40 am
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June 11, 2020, 9:40 am
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May 28, 2020, 9:40 am
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May 14, 2020, 9:40 am
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April 23, 2020, 9:40 am
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April 9, 2020, 9:40 am
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March 26, 2020, 9:40 am
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March 12, 2020, 9:40 am
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February 27, 2020, 9:40 am
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February 13, 2020, 9:40 am
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January 23, 2020, 9:40 am
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January 9, 2020, 9:40 am
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All 18 Grey County councillors attend committee of the whole meetings. Each councillor has the opportunity to participate in discussions and forward recommendations for all areas of Grey County business.

A session of Grey County Council is held before each committee of the whole meeting. Council reviews and votes on the decisions made during the previous committee of the whole meeting. Bylaws are also passed during County Council. 

Grey County Joint Accessibility Advisory Committee

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The Grey County Joint Accessibility Advisory Committee typically meets four times per year with more meetings as needed. This subcommittee reports to Committee of the Whole. It advises County Council about ways to ensure County services and spaces are accessible.

This committee meets requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Membership includes 50% plus one person with disabilities. One member of County Council sits on the committee and the rest are public members.

Council Appointee: Dwight Burley

Public Members: Christina Schnell, Andrew Edgcumbe, David Mollison, Catherine Sholtz, Andy Underwood, Claudia Strelocke

Joint Municipal Accessibility Advisory Committee Terms of Reference Volunteer Application Form

Grey County Building Task Force - Administration Building

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The Building Task Force is an ad hoc committee formed to oversee the construction and renovation of the Grey County Administration Building. This committee consists of the Warden and four members of County Council with additional support from staff.

Members:

Building Task Force Terms of Reference

Economic Development and Planning Advisory Committee

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The Economic Development Advisory Committee meets regularly. This subcommittee reports to Committee of the Whole and advises council about expanding the prosperity base in Grey County. Specifically, the committee helps implement the “Made in Grey” Economic Development Strategy.

Terms of Reference

Voting membership is comprised of the Warden and two council members appointed by Committee of the Whole and up to seven public members from the broader Grey County economic interests/sectors also participate.

Voting Membership:

  • Selwyn Hicks, Grey County Warden
  • Shirley Keaveney, Grey County Councillor
  • Sue Carleton, Grey County Councillor
  • John Woodbury, Grey County Councillor
  • Odette Bartnicki, Grey County Councillor
  • Tom Hutchinson, Grey County Councillor
  • Ian Boddy, Grey County Councillor
  • Ashley Chapman
  • Brian Davenport
  • Lynda Bumstead
  • Fred Varkaris
  • Maureen Solecki
  • Sharif Rahman
  • Steacy Den Haan

Tourism Advisory Committee

April 8, 2020, 9:00 am
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The Tourism Advisory Committee meets regularly. This subcommittee reports to Committee of the Whole about ways to improve local tourism.

Voting membership includes five local members of the tourism industry or pubic representing a cross-section of interests in tourism. Grey County Council also appoints two members from Council.

Members:

  • Shirley Keaveney
  • Sue Carleton
  • Joel Dawson
  • Jim Diebel
  • Jim Halliday
  • Andrea O'Reilly
  • Andrew Siegwart

Tourism Advisory Committee Terms of Reference & Application Form and Schedule A

Public Meeting

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Public meetings and open houses give residents and stakeholders opportunities to learn about specific projects and proposals and share their feedback. Some public meetings are required by law and others are hosted by Grey County to listen and learn from residents.

Grey County - The Blue Mountains Task Force

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To examine issues of concern to Town of The Blue Mountains and Grey County and bring forward recommendations to address these concerns. The Task Force serves as a forum for information sharing between the Town of The Blue Mountains and Grey County in an effort to reach a consensus.

Members: Selwyn Hicks, Paul McQueen, Shirley Keaveney, Ian Boddy

Grey County - Blue Mountains Task Force Terms of Reference

Long Term Care Committee of Management

November 10, 2020, 9:30 am
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October 13, 2020, 9:30 am
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September 8, 2020, 9:30 am
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August 11, 2020, 9:30 am
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July 14, 2020, 9:30 am
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June 9, 2020, 9:30 am
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May 12, 2020, 9:30 am
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April 14, 2020, 9:30 am
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March 10, 2020, 9:30 am
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February 11, 2020, 9:30 am
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January 14, 2020, 9:30 am
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Municipal long-term care homes must have a governing body to act as the Committee of Management under the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007 (LTCHA).

Members: Selwyn Hicks, Dwight Burley, Christine Robinson, John Woodbury, Scott Mackeyi

Long Term Care Committee of Management Terms of Reference

Other Appointments to Agencies, Boards and Committees

Board of Health - Grey Bruce Unit

Public Health – Grey Bruce Health Unit: www.publichealthgreybruce.on.ca

 

Main Committee

  • Warden Stewart Halliday
  • Alan Barfoot
  • Sue Paterson
  • Arlene Wright

Grey County Federation of Agriculture

Grey Agricultural Services: www.greyagservices.ca/index.php

 

Main Committee

  • Paul McQueen
  • Harley Greenfield (alternate)

Stewardship Grey Bruce

Welcome to the Grey County Forest Stewardship Network Homepage:
www.ontariostewardship.org/councils/grey

Main Committee

  • Harley Greenfield

Niagara Escarpment Commission

Welcome to the Niagara Escarpment Commission: www.escarpment.org/home/index.php

Main Committee

  • Paul McQueen

Owen Sound Community Advisory Committee for Georgian College

  • Warden Stewart Halliday

Community Drug and Alcohol Strategy

  • Scott Mackey
  • Selwyn Hicks

Notice of Collection of Personal Information

The personal information contained in communications directed to County Council or its Committees is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 as amended and will be used to assist Council Members in their decision making process.   Questions about this collection should be addressed to the County Clerk at 595 9th Avenue East, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 3E3 or by telephone at 519-376-2205.

Communications addressed to County Council and its Committees will become part of the public record and may be placed on a public agenda made available through the County of Grey Internet website.