Committees of Council

Committees of Council provide recommendations and advice to members of Council and Administration. Committee members may contribute to the development of policies, programs and initiatives that enhance the municipality.   

Accessibility Advisory Committee

As outlined in the Terms of Reference (accessible pdf), the purpose of the Accessibility Advisory Committee is to advise LaSalle Town Council on the preparation and implementation of accessibility plans in order ensure and promote a barrier free community.

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

By-Law Committee

As outlined in the Terms of Reference (accessible pdf), 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.

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

Committee of Adjustment

The Committee of Adjustment is responsible for holding public hearings and making decisions related to consent and minor variance applications.

Committee of Adjustment meetings are held once a month on Wednesdays or at the call of the Chair. 

Election Compliance Audit Committee

As outlined in the Terms of Reference (accessible pdf), 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.

Election Compliance Audit Committee meetings are held as required.

Fire Committee

As outlined in the Terms of Reference (accessible pdf), the purpose of the Fire Committee is to make recommendations to Council regarding certain operational issues as they relate to the Fire Services Department.

Fire Committee meetings are held the 3rd Thursday of January, March, May, July, September and November or at the call of the Chair.

Parks, Recreation and Events Committee

As outlined in the Terms of Reference (accessible pdf), 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.

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

Planning Committee

As outlined in the Terms of Reference (accessible pdf), the purpose and mandate of the Planning Committee is to hold public information meetings for all Planning Act applications or on matters that Council deems appropriate.

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

Water and Wastewater Committee

As outlined in the Terms of Reference (accessible pdf), 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.

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

Inter-Municipal Boards and Committees

In addition, the Town also has representation on the LaSalle Police Services Board, Essex Power Corporation, Essex Region Conservation Authority and the Essex County Library Board.

 

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