Committees of Council provide recommendations and advice to members of Council and Administration on various issues and are a great way for members of public to formally engage and get involved with members of Council and Administration. Committees help contribute to the development of policies, programs and initiatives that enhance our Town.

Meetings, Agendas and Minutes

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Meetings, Agendas and Minutes

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Applications for Appointment to the Election Compliance Audit Committee

Applications for Appointment to the 2022 Municipal Election Compliance Audit Committee are now open and will close on July 29, 2022 at 4:30 p.m.  Apply using the button below.

Election Compliance Audit Committee Application

 

Accessibility Advisory Committee

The purpose of the Accessibility Advisory Committee is to advise LaSalle Town Council on the preparation and implementation of accessibility plans in order to remove barriers for people with disabilities and ensure that new barriers are eliminated and to promote accessibility in the community.

For more information about the Committee, please view the Terms of Reference. 

Terms of Reference

Committee Composition and Current Members

The Accessibility Advisory Committee is comprised of:

  • One (1) or more members of Council as appointed by the Mayor, one of which shall serve as Chairperson
  • A minimum of four (4) members from the Town of LaSalle
  • Administrative support for this Committee is provided by Council Services staff

Current Members:

  • Councillor Sue Desjarlais (Chair)
  • Councillor Mark Carrick
  • Councillor Anita Riccio-Spagnuolo
  • Cynthia Butcher
  • Keren Escobar
  • Michael Gerard
  • Jason Thibodeau
Meeting Schedule

The Accessibility Advisory Committee meets the 1st Tuesday of February, April, June, August, October and December or at the call of the Chair.

2022 Meetings:

  • June 7, 2022 at 4:30 p.m.
  • August 2, 2022 at 4:30 p.m.
  • October 4, 2022 at 4:30 p.m. - Canceled
  • December 6, 2022 at 4:30 p.m. 

By-Law Committee

The purpose of the By-Law Committee is to make decisions on By-Law Enforcement matters and help provide a regulatory framework to ensure fairness and consistent application.

For more information about the Committee, please view the Terms of Reference.

Terms of Reference

Committee Composition and Current Members

The By-Law Committee is comprised of:

  • Three (3) members of Council appointed by Mayor
  • Planning and Development staff and in-house Legal Counsel attend meetings in an advisory capacity, and for the purpose of seeking direction on compliance and enforcement matters 
  • Administrative support for this Committee is provided by Council Services staff

Current Members:

  • Deputy Mayor Crystal Meloche (Chair)
  • Councillor Michael Akpata
  • Councillor Anita Riccio-Spagnuolo
Meeting Schedule

The By-Law Committee meets the 3rd Tuesday of February, April, June, August, October and December or at the call of the Chair.

2022 Meetings:

  • June 21, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.
  • August 16, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.
  • October 18, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. - Canceled
  • December 20, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.

Committee of Adjustment

The purpose of the Committee of Adjustment is to hold public hearings and make decisions related to consent and minor variance applications.

Committee Composition and Current Members

The Committee of Adjustment is comprised of:

  • Five (5) members of the public as appointed by Council
  • A staff member from Planning and Development acts as the Secretary Treasurer for the Committee
  • Administrative support for this Committee is provided by Council Services staff

Current Members:

  • John Lee (Chair
  • James Boscariol
  • Theresa Nicodemo
  • Valentina Brunone
  • Vince Marcotte
  • Ryan Tufts, Planning Technician (Secretary Treasurer for the Committee of Adjustment)
Meeting Schedule

The Committee of Adjustment meets once a month on Wednesdays or at the call of the Chair. 

2022 Meetings:

  • June 22, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
  • July 20, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
  • August 17, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
  • September 21, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
  • October 19, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. - Canceled
  • November 16, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. - Canceled
  • December 21, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

Election Compliance Audit Committee

The purpose of the Election Compliance Audit Committee is to deal with any applications for an audit from each regular election and any by-elections during the term of municipal council.

For more information about the Committee, please view the Terms of Reference.

Terms of Reference

Committee Composition and Current Members

The Election Compliance Audit Committee is comprised of:

  • Three (3) members plus one alternate as appointed by Council 
  • Administrative support for this Committee is provided by Council Services staff

Current Members:

  • Kaela Howarth
  • Mark Morrison
  • Allan Meloche
  • Katherine Schauer (Alternate)
Meeting Schedule
 Election Compliance Audit Committee Meetings are held as required.

Fire Committee

The purpose of the Fire Committee is to make recommendations to Council regarding certain operational issues as they relate to the Fire Services Department.

For more information about the Committee, please view the Terms of Reference.

 Terms of Reference

Committee Composition and Current Members 

The Fire Committee is comprised of:

  • Two (2) members of Council appointed by the Mayor
  • Members of Administration
  • Administrative support for this Committee is provided by Council Services staff

Current Members:

  • Councillor Jeff Renaud (Chair)
  • Mayor Marc Bondy
  • Councillor Mark Carrick
  • Ed Thiessen, Fire Chief
  • Rick Mallott, Deputy Fire Chief
  • Joe Milicia, Chief Administrative Officer
Meeting Schedule

The Fire Committee meets the 3rd Thursday of January, March, May, August and November or at the call of the Chair.

2022 Meetings:

  • August 18, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.
  • November 17, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. - Canceled

Parks, Recreation and Events Committee

The purpose of the Parks, Recreation and Events Committee is to act as an advisory body and make recommendations to Council regarding matters pertaining to parks, recreation and events in the municipality.

For more information about the Committee, please view the Terms of Reference.

 Terms of Reference

Committee Composition and Current Members

The Parks, Recreation and Events Committee is comprised of:

  • Three (3) members of Council as appointed by the Mayor
  • Members of Administration from Culture and Recreation, Public Works, and Finance 
  • Administrative support for this Committee is provided by Council Services staff

Current Members:

  • Councillor Michael Akpata (Chair)
  • Councillor Sue Desjarlais
  • Councillor Jeff Renaud
Meeting Schedule

The Parks, Recreation and Events Committee meets the 3rd Thursday of February, May, August and November or at the call of the Chair.

2022 Meetings:

  • August 18, 2022 at 9:00 a.m.
  • November 17, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. - Canceled

Planning Committee 

The purpose of the Planning Committee is to hold public information meetings for all Planning Act applications or on matters that Council deems appropriate.

For more information about the Committee, please view the Terms of Reference.

Terms of Reference

Committee Composition and Current Members

The Planning Committee is comprised of:

  • Three (3) members of Council appointed by the Mayor
  • The Director of Planning and Development 
  • The Director of Public Works
  • Administrative support for this Committee is provided by Planning and Development and Council Services staff

Current Members:

  • Deputy Mayor Crystal Meloche (Chair)
  • Councillor Anita Riccio-Spagnuolo
  • Councillor Michael Akpata
  • Gudrin Beggs, Director of Planning and Development
  • Jonathan Osborne, Director of Public Works
Meeting Schedule

The Planning Committee meets the 3rd Tuesday of February, April, June, August, October and December or at the call of the Chair.

2022 Meetings:

  • June 21, 2022 at 5:30 p.m.
  • August 16, 2022 at 5:30 p.m.
  • October 18, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. - Canceled
  • December 20, 2022 at 5:30 p.m.

Water and Wastewater Committee

The purpose of the Water and Wastewater Committee is to make recommendations to Council regarding water supply and wastewater collection issues as they relate to the delivery of services to the residents within the corporate limits of the Town of LaSalle.

For more information about the Committee, please view the Terms of Reference.

Terms of Reference

Committee Composition and Current Members

The Water and Wastewater Committee is comprised of:

  • All Members of Council
  • Members of Administration
  • Administrative support for this Committee is provided by Council Services staff

Current Members:

  • Councillor Jeff Renaud (Chair)
  • Mayor Marc Bondy
  • Deputy Mayor Crystal Meloche
  • Councillor Michael Akpata
  • Councillor Mark Carrick
  • Councillor Sue Desjarlais
  • Councillor Anita Riccio-Spagnuolo
  • Joe Milicia, CAO
  • Jonathan Osborne, Director of Public Works
  • Dale Langlois, Director of Finance
  • Lena Petros, Manager of Water and Wastewater
Meeting Schedule

The Water and Wastewater Committee meets the 4th Tuesday of January, March, May, July, September and November or at the call of the Chair.

2022 Meetings:

  • July 26, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.
  • September 27, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.
  • November 22, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. - Canceled

 

 Inter-Municipal Board and Committees

In addition to internal committees of Council, the Town of LaSalle has representatives on the following inter-municipal boards and committees:

For additional information, archived agendas and minutes, please contact the Council Coordinator at 519-969-7770 extension 1262.  Alternate formats are available upon request.