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Committees of Council

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COUNCIL AND PUBLIC APPOINTED COMMITTEES (Meeting dates may be viewed on the Council Meeting Calendar)

Economic Development Committee (Quarterly Meetings for 2018-2022)
Consists of three members of Council (Cr. G. Moir, Cr. J Keogh and Cr. D. McLinchey). The Committee was established and is dedicated to the promotion and growth of economic development in the Municipality. This committee reviews and hear proposals for economic development projects and then provides recommendations to Council through reports which are considered during regular council meetings.  For the full By-law and Terms of Reference for the committee, click here.

Local School Advisory Committee (Bi-Monthly Meetings for 2018-2022)

There are three members of Council Appointed to this committee (Deputy Mayor A. Cornelissen, Cr. J. Nichol and Cr. D. McLinchey). Elected School Board Trustees are welcome to participate in any meetings of this committee.

This committee was established in December 2015 by the Council of the Municipality of North Middlesex. The purpose of this Committee is to identify issues and recommend solutions on the declining enrolment of all North Middlesex schools which impacts the curriculum, possibly the quality of education for the students and potentially have economic impact on the community. To view the full By-law and Terms of Reference for the Committee, click here 

The Ontario Rural Education Symposium Reports are available upon request.

  • The Committee welcomes individuals to provide input that include: parents of children enrolled in NMDHS, feeder schools (East William School, Parkhill West Williams School, McGillivray School, Sacred Heart School and interested citizens.

Recreation Advisory Committee (Quarterly Meetings- new for council term 2018-2022)

There are three members of Council appointed to this new Committee (Cr. A. Hemming, Cr. G. Moir and Cr. J. Keogh). The Recreation Advisory Committee will make recommendations to Council on matters that will foster and enhance a strong and stable recreation environment that is consistent with the attributes of a sustainable community.  The RAC provides recommendations on issues pertaining to the encouragement, co-ordination and development of activities relating to the enhancement of recreation within North Middlesex.  RAC will liase with existing recreation and minor sports groups and facilitate the development of new recreation options through support and provision of opportunities for new recreation growth to benefit the quality of life and prosperity in North Middlesex. To view the By-law and full Terms of Reference for the Committee
click here

Water/Wastewater Committee (Bi-Monthly Meetings - new for council term 2018-2022)

There are three members of Council appointed to this new Committee (Cr. G. Moir, Cr. J. Nichol and Cr. D. McLinchey). Public Appointments and Terms of Reference to be established in the near future.


Other internal committees are established to facilitate specific programs or review and consider legislatives matters that pertain to the municipality. These meetings are held when required and includes the following:

  • Emergency Management Committee
  • Policies Review Committee
  • Community Development Fund Committee (Policy CDFP.04 Version 2 (2018)
  • Budget Committee
  • Fire Committee (new for council term 2018-2022)


Committee of Adjustment (delegated under the Planning Act) consists of all council members. The purpose of this committee is to consider planning applications received under the Planning Act which include Consents to sever land, Minor Variances and Site plan control applications.

Court of Revisons (required under the Drainage Act R.S.O. 1990) consists of the Mayor, Deputy Mayor and Ward Councillor where the drain affects.  The purpose of the Court is to hear and consider appeals received under Section 52 of the Act.

 If you have questions about any of these committees please contact the Clerks Department.