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Council Boards, Committees and Commissions

Boards, Committees and Commissions are established to assist Council and provide opportunities for public involvement in municipal matters. Committees are advisory in nature and function within the authority set out in their Terms of Reference or by By-law. Citizen representatives are appointed in a voluntary capacity to bring local knowledge, expertise and experience to specific areas of civic concern.

Volunteer Applications

When vacancies occur, the Council of The Corporation of the City of Cornwall seeks applications from interested individuals who would like to serve the Community and serve as Member on various Boards and Committees.

Applicants are invited to submit their Applications and Resumes to the City of Cornwall's Clerk's Department by mail, in person, by fax or by email.

To download the Volunteer Application Form, click here.

Lay Appointments, Office of the Deputy Clerk P.O. Box 877 360 Pitt Street Cornwall, Ontario  K6H 5T9

613-933-1860 (fax) mlevesque@cornwall.ca 613-930-2787 ext. 2316

December 2014 to November 2018

 

List of Committees, Boards and Commissions

 


Audit Committee  

Council Members: 3
Lay Members: 2
Frequency of Meetings: 3 annually (in April and May)
Time of Day:  12:00 Noon
Location of Meetings:   Finance Boardroom at 100 Water Street
Person Calling Meetings:  Chair

Current Composition:
Councillor Bernadette Clément
Councillor Brock Frost
Councillor Elaine MacDonald
Teresa E. Fisher
Carole Anne Levac


 

Budget Steering Committee

Current Composition:
All Council Members

Click here for additional information on the 2015 Budget

 


 

Building Industry Liaison and Advisory Committee

Council Members: 1
Lay Members: 2 Development Industry, 1 Design Professional, 2 Administation
Frequency of Meetings: 4 annually 

Current Composition:
Mayor Leslie O'Shaughnessy
Chris Markell

 


 

Canada Day Committee

Current Composition:
Councillor Mark A. MacDonald

 


 

Chamber of Commerce 

Council Members: 1
Lay Members: None
Frequency of Meetings: 11 yearly third Thursday of month expect for summer, possible Special Meetings
Time of Day:  12:00 Noon (1-2 hours)
Location of Meetings: Chamber of Commerce, 113 Second Street East
Person Calling Meetings:  Pre-scheduled and/or Chair

Current Composition:
Councillor Justin Towndale

Click here to visit the Chamber of Commerce website

 


 

Committee of Adjustment

Quasi Judicial
Council Members: None
Lay Members: 3
Frequency of Meetings: every 2 weeks on Tuesdays
Time of Day:  5:00 p.m.
Location of Meetings: Cornwall Civic Complex, McLeod Room
Person Calling Meetings:  Pre-scheduled and/or Chair and/or Planning Department

Current Composition:
Naresh Bhargava
Wes Libbey
Kilborn Lutz

 


 

Cornwall and Akwesasne Liaison Committee

Council Members: 2
Lay Members: None
Frequency of Meetings: on call basis

Current Composition:
Councillor Bernadette Clément
Councillor Justin Towndale

 


 

Compliance Audit Committee

Election Purposes Only - Legislated by Election Act
Term:  October 1 of Election year to September 30 of next Election year
None Quasi Judicial
Council Members: None
Lay Members: 3
Frequency of Meetings: as required
Location of Meetings: City Hall, 360 Pitt Street
Person Calling Meetings:  City Clerk
Current Composition:
Mark Schaefer
Brenda Wager
Kyle Lydon

 


 

Cornwall and Area Housing Corporation - Board of Directors

Council Members: 3 (and 2 County Representatives)
Lay Members: 3
Frequency of Meetings: 11 annually fourth Thursday of month except for August
Time of Day:  12:00 p.m. (noon)
Location of Meetings: 1916 Pitt Street, Unit 11
Person Calling Meetings:  Pre-scheduled

Current Composition:
Councillor Brock Frost
Councillor Carilyne Hébert
Councillor Elaine MacDonald
Glen D. Grant
Gérald Roy
Kendra Smith

 


 

Cornwall Community Police Service Board

Council Members: 2
Lay Members: 1
Frequency of Meetings: 10 annually on Wednesdays except for summer, Budget Meetings, Special Meetings
Time of Day:  9:00 a.m.
Location of Meetings: City Hall, 360 Pitt Street
Person Calling Meetings:  Pre-scheduled and/or Chair and/or Police Service

Current Composition:
Mayor Leslie O'Shaughnessy
Councillor André Rivette
Manon Thompson

Click here to view the Cornwall Community Police Service website

 


 

Cornwall Community Woodhouse Museum Board 

Council Members: 1
Lay Members: None
Frequency of Meetings: 6-8 annually
Time of Day:  Evening
Location of Meetings: Cornwall Communicty Woodhouse Museum, Water Street
Person Calling Meetings:  Chair and/or Member

Current Composition:
Councillor Claude McIntosh

Click here to view the Cornwall Community Museum website

 


 

Cornwall Economic Development Strategic Plan Committee

Council Members: 3
Lay Members: 4
Frequency of Meetings: Monthly
Person Calling Meetings:  Chair

Current Composition:
Mayor Leslie O'Shaugnessy
Councillor David Murphy
Councillor Carilyn Hébert
Susan Carter
Glen G. Grant
Chuck Charlebois
Denis Sabourin

Click here for agendas and more information on the Cornwall Economic Development Strategic Plan Committee

 


   

Cornwall Planning Programs Evaluation Committee 

Council Members:
Lay Members: 1, 2 from Heart of the City and Downtown BIA Staff
Frequency of Meetings: 10 annually, possible Special Meetings
Time of Day:  Daytime
Location of Meetings: Planning Boardroom, 100 Water Street
Person Calling Meetings:  Pre-scheduled and/or Chair

Current Composition:
Councillor Elaine MacDonald
Irene Larin

 


 

Cornwall Public Library Board

Council Members: 1
Lay Members: 5
Frequency of Meetings: 10 annually on the fourth Tuesday of the month except for summer
Time of Day:  4:30 p.m.
Location of Meetings: Cornwall Public Library, 25 Second Street East
Person Calling Meetings:  Pre-scheduled and/or Chair and/or Library

Current Composition:
Councillor Claude McIntosh
Kathleen L. Bergeron
Syd Gardiner
Jennifer Jarvis
Jordan Anne Kevan-de-Haan
William J. Roddy

Click here to view the Cornwall Public Library website

 


 

Cornwall Regional Airport Commission

Council Members: 1
Lay Members: 2 (1 concurrent with term of Council) (1overlapping term)
Frequency of Meetings: 4 annually, possible  Special Meetings
Time of Day:  7:00 p.m (2 hours)
Location of Meetings: Planning Boardroom, 100 Water Street (occasionally in South Glengarry)
Person Calling Meetings: 

Current Composition:
Councillor Justin Towndale
Fernand Hamelin (December 2015)
Claude Bourck (December 2016)

 


 

Cornwall Regional Airport Review Committee

Current Composition:
Councillor Maurice Dupelle
Councillor Brock Frost
Councillor Mark A. MacDonald
John Vinokur

 


 

Cornwall and The Counties Tourism

Council Members: 1
Lay Members: None
Frequency of Meetings: 11 yearly second Tuesday of month except for summer
Time of Day:  5:00 p.m. (1.5 hours)
Location of Meetings: Cornwall Seaway Valley Tourism
11 Water Street West (occasional meeting in Morrisburg or Alexandria)
Person Calling Meetings:  Pre-scheduled and/or Chair

Current Composition:
Councillor Mark A. MacDonald

Click here to view the Cornwall and The Counties Tourism website

 


 

Council Compensation Committee (February prior to Election year)

Council Members: None
Lay Members: 3
Frequency of Meetings: 4 during summer preceding Election
Time of Day:  Daytime (flexible)
Location of Meetings: City Hall, 360 Pitt Street
Person Calling Meetings:  City Clerk and/or Chair

 


 

Cultural Advisory Committee

Current Composition:
Councillor David Murphy
Councillor Justin Towndale
Todd Bennett
Aline Gareau-Hébert
Julia Lucio
Rodney Rivette

Click here for agendas and additional information on the Cultural Advisory Committee

 


 

Downtown Business Improvement Area  

Council Members: 1
Lay Members: None
Frequency of Meetings: 10 annually, once monthly except for summer

Current Composition:
Councillor Claude McIntosh

Click here to view the Downtown BIA website

 


  

Eastern Ontario Health Board          

Council Members: 2
Lay Members: None
Frequency of Meetings: 10 annually on first Thursday of the month except for summer
Time of Day:  12:00 Noon (2 hours)
Location of Meetings: Health Unit, 1000 Pitt Street (occasionally at satellite offices)
Person Calling Meetings:  Pre-scheduled and/or Chair

Current Composition:
Councillor Bernadette Clément
Councillor André Rivette

Click here to view the Eastern Ontario Health Unit website

 


  

Emergency Management and Advisory Committee

Council Members: 1
Lay Members: None
Frequency of Meetings: 4 annually, on a Friday in January, April, September and November
Time of Day:  9:00 a.m.
Location of Meetings: EMS, 601 Campbell Street
Person Calling Meetings: 

Current Composition:
Councillor Bernadette Clément

 


 

Fire Master Plan

Current Composition:
Councillor David Murphy
Councillor Claude McIntosh

 


 

Glen Stor Dun Lodge Management Board  

Council Members: 3
Lay Members: None
Frequency of Meetings: 5 annually
Time of Day:  11:30 a.m. (2 hours)
Location of Meetings: Glen Stor Dun Lodge, 1900 Montreal Road
Person Calling Meetings:  Pre-scheduled and/or Chair and/or GSDL

Current Composition:
Mayor Leslie O'Shaughnessy
Councillor Maurice Dupelle
Councillor Elaine MacDonald

Click here for agendas and more information on the Glen Stor Dun Lodge Management Board 

 


 

Heritage-Patrimoine Cornwall 

Council Members: 1
Lay Members: 9
Frequency of Meetings: 10 annually, every month except for summer, possible Special Meetings
Location of Meetings: Cornwall Public Library, 45 Second Street East
Person Calling Meetings:  Pre-scheduled and/or Chair and or Planning Department

Current Composition:
Councillor Maurice Dupelle
Joan Gaudreau
Ginette Guy
Mary Ann Hug
Nicolas Lambooy
Sara Lauzon
Debbie Ledoux
Carole Libbey
Thom Racine
Marjorie Vallée

Click here to view the Heritage Cornwall website

 


 

Heritage Property Tax Relief Program Committee        

Council Members:
Lay Members:
Frequency of Meetings:
Time of Day: 
Location of Meetings:
Person Calling Meetings: 

Current Composition:
Councillor David Murphy


 

Lay Appointments Committee          

Council Members: 5
Lay Members: None
Frequency of Meetings: only when vacancies arrise (average of 4 annually)
Time of Day:  prior to Council meetings on second and fourth Monday of the month
Location of Meetings: Mayor's Chambers, 360 Pitt Street
Person Calling Meetings:  Mayor and/or City Clerk

Current Composition:
Mayor Leslie O'Shaughnessy
Councillor Bernadette Clément
Councillor Maurice Dupelle
Councillor Carilyne Hébert
Councillor David Murphy


 

Le Village Business Improvement Area

Council Members: 1
Lay Members: None
Frequency of Meetings: only when issues arrise
Time of Day:  12:00 Noon (1 hour)
Location of Meetings: Lavimodière Furs, 117 Montreal Road
Person Calling Meetings:  President

Current Composition:
Councillor Bernadette Clément

 


 

Long Term Goose Control Committee

Current Composition:
Refered to Council for permission to suspend this Committee

 


 

Municipal Accessibility Advisory Committee (MAAC)

Council Members: 1
Lay Members: 5 from disability community and 3 from community stakeholders
Frequency of Meetings: 5 annually
Time of Day:  daytime (2 hours)
Location of Meetings: Council Chambers, 360 Pitt Street
Person Calling Meetings:  Pre-scheduled and/or Chair and/or Deputy City Clerk

Current Composition:
Councillor Elaine MacDonald
Ben R. Caron
Edward Emerton-Proulx
Carol Escobar
Ron Flaro
Jennifer Jarvis (stakeholder)
Richard Lapierre
Patrick Mulligan
Harvey Simon (stakeholder)

Click here for more info on the Municipal Accessibility Advisory Committee

 


 

Municipal Environmental Advisory Committee 

Council Members: 1
Lay Members: 3 along with 2 representatives from the Industry, 1 Staff member, 1 OME, 1 Eastern Ontario Health Unit, 1 Raising River Conservation Authority, 1 CDEC, 2 Clean Air, 1 St. Lawrence River Institute, 1 Cornwall Youth Advisory Committee

Current Composition:
Councillor Carilyne Hébert
Elaine Kennedy
Ronald Symington
Marco Vincelli

Click here for more info on the Municipal Environmental Advisory Committee

 


 

Municipal Tax Registration Policy Committee

Current Composition:
Mayor Leslie O'Shaughnessy
Councillor David Murphy

 


  

Parking Committee

Current Composition:
Refered to Council for permission to suspend this Committee

 


 

Official Plan Review Committee

Current Composition:
Mayor Leslie O'Shaughnessy
Councillor Bernadette Clément
Councillor Claude McIntosh

 


 

Personnel Committee

Current Composition:
Mayor Leslie O'Shaughnessy
Councillor Bernadette Clément
Councillor Claude McIntosh
Councillor André Rivette

 


  

Property Standards Advisory Committee

Current Composition:
Councillor Bernadette Clément
Councillor Maurice Dupelle
Susan Carter
Paul Gaudet
Ronald Symington

 


    

Property Standards Appeal Committee  

Council Members: None
Lay Members: 3
Frequency of Meetings: as required
Time of Day:  daytime

Current Composition:
Susan Carter
Frank Prevost
Gerald E. Roy

 


 

Port Divestiture Committee

Current Composition:
Mayor Leslie O'Shaughnessy
Councillor Bernadette Clément
Councillor Elaine MacDonald
Councillor Claude McIntosh
Norm Levac, Chief Administraive Officer
Stephen Alexander, GM Planning
John St. Marseille, GM Infrastructure and Municipal Works

 


 

Raisin Region Conservation Authority                                 

Council Members: 2
Lay Members: None
Frequency of Meetings: 18 annually, third Thursday of every month exept for summer
Time of Day:  7:00 p.m. (2 hours)
Location of Meetings: Raisin Region Conservation Authority, 6589 Boundary Road

Current Composition:

Click here to view Raisin Region Conservation Authority website

 


 

Recreation Advisory Committee   

Council Members: 2
Lay Members: 8
Frequency of Meetings: 10 annually, every month except for summer
Time of Day:  Evening
Location of Meetings: Aquatic Centre / Cornwall Civic Complex, 100 Water Street
Person Calling Meetings:  Pre-scheduled and/or Chair and/or Recreation Services

Current Composition:
Councillor Mark A. MacDonald
Councillor David Murphy
Patrick Clarke
Micheal Gilligan
Chantal L. Lalonde Beaudette
Mark L'Écuyer
Lynn F. Macdonnell
Rodney Rivette
William Swinden
Chantal Tranchemontagne

 


 

Review of Community Agencies Committee

Council Members: 3
Lay Members: none

Current Composition:
Councillor Maurice Dupelle
Councillor Brock Frost
Councillor Mark A. MacDonald
Councillor André Rivette

Click here for more information on the 2015 Budget

 


 

Skateboard / BMX Sub-Committee

Current Composition:
Councillor Justin Towndale
Christian Cousineau
Claude Régnier

 


 

St. Lawrence River Institute of Environmental Sciences

Council Members: 1
Lay Members: 0
Frequency of Meetings: quarterly (March, June September and December)
Time of Day:  3:00 p.m. (2 hours)
Location of Meetings: St. Lawrence River Institute of Environmental Sciences

Current Composition:
Councillor Justin Towndale

Click here to view the SLRIES website

 


 

Service Manager Joint Liaison Committee

Council Members: 4
Lay Members: None
Frequency of Meetings: 4 annually
Time of Day:  10:00 a.m. (2 hours)
Location of Meetings: Council Chambers, 360 Pitt Street (occasionally at SD&G, 26 Pitt Street)
Person Calling Meetings:  Pre-scheduled and/or Chair and/or Mayor/Warden

Current Composition:
Councillor Brock Frost
Councillor Mark A. MacDonald
Councillor André Rivette

 


 

Social Planning Council for Cornwall and Area

Council Members: 1
Lay Members: None
Frequency of Meetings: to be determined
Time of Day:  12:00 Noon (2 hours)
Location of Meetings: City Hall, 360 Pitt Street

Current Composition
Councillor Maurice Dupelle

 


 

Transit Committee

Council Members: 1
Lay Members: 2, 1 Cornwall Youth Advisory Committee, 1 Municipal Accessiblity Advisory Committee
Frequency of Meetings: quarterly
Time of Day:  12:00 Noon (2 hours)
Location of Meetings: City Hall, 360 Pitt Street

Current Composition:
Councillor Elaine MacDonald
Ronald Bonneville
Kara Seguin

 


 

Waterfront Committee   

Council Members: 2
Lay Members: 10
Frequency of Meetings:  8 to 10 annually
Time of Day:  lunchtime or evening
Location of Meetings: Planning Boardroom, 100 Water Street

Current Composition:
Councillor Brock Frost
Councillor André Rivette
William Beattie
Todd Bennett
Eric Bergeron
Coleen Bissonnette
Edward C. Castle
Chuck Charlebois
Gerald Flaherty
Julia Lucio
Francois Marineau
Étienne St-Aubin

 


  

Waterfront Land Acquisition Committee

Council Members: 3
Lay Members: 2, 2 General Managers, 2 Waterfront Development, 1 Resource

Current Composition:
Refered to Council for permission to suspend this Committee and revert to Council

 


  

Youth Advisory Committee  

Council Members: 1
Lay Members: 8 students, 3 Adults
Frequency of Meetings: 10 annually, monthly except for summer
Time of Day:  4:30 p.m. (2 hours)
Location of Meetings: City Hall, 360 Pitt Street
Person Calling Meetings:  Pre-Scheduled and/or Clerk's Department

Current Composition:
Councillor Maurice Dupelle
Jenna Chisholm
Aline Gareau-Hébert
Patrick Lalonde

Click here for more information on the Cornwall Youth Advisory Committee 

 

  

   

 

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