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Committee Information

The Township of Tiny relies on the expertise of its volunteers to assist with community initiatives and to sit on Township committees. Committee members are appointed by Council at the beginning of the Council term and as vacancies are required to be filled.  If you are interested in sitting on a Committee of Council, please contact the Clerk's Department at 705-526-4204. 

Committee members are appointed for the term of Council unless otherwise legislated.

Click on one of the headers below to learn more about Township Committees.

Accessibility Advisory Committee

The Accessibility Advisory Committee's mandate is to advise Council in the promotion and facilitation of a barrier-free community for all citizens including persons with disabilities. This shall be achieved through the review of municipal policies, programs, services and the identification, removal and prevention of barriers faced by persons with disabilities. 

Committee Members:

Lisa Belcourt, Member
Deborah Clyne, Member
Richard Gould, Member
Dick Wesselo, Member
Steffen Walma, Deputy Mayor

Sue Walton, Clerk/Accessibility Coordinator
swalton@tiny.ca
705-526-4204, Ext. 225
 
Laura Russell, Sr. Administrative Coodinator/Recording Secretary for Committee
705-526-4204, Ext. 229

Committee of Adjustment

The Committee of Adjustment is comprised of individuals from the resident public appointed by Council. The Committee of Adjustment has authority under the Planning Act to review and grant decisions on applications for the severance of land, validation of title and the granting of minor variances pertaining to the regulations contained in the Zoning By-law. The public meetings are normally scheduled for the first Monday of the month or at the call of the Chair.

The Committee of Adjustment is comprised of four (4) appointed members.

Committee Members:
Roger Robitaille, Chair
Marilyn Desroches, Member
Cindy Hastings, Councillor
Donald Morton, Member
John Nychuk, Member


Sandra Mattson, Planner
Committee of Adjustment Secretary-Treasurer
smattson@tiny.ca
705-526-4204, Ext. 239

Community Policing Committee

The role of the Community Policing Committee is to act as a support group to the Ontario Provincial Police services and the Township of Tiny to achieve optimum policing services in the Township of Tiny by enhancing the services beyond the scope of the policing agreement.   The Committee shall provide advice and recommendations to Council regarding policing in the Township.

The Community Policing Committee is comprised of six (6) non-elected members and one (1) elected member and meets every second Monday of each month. Meetings are held at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers, 130 Balm Beach Rd W, Perkinsfield.

Committee Members:
Ray Millar, Chair
Richard Hinton, Vice-Chair
Andrew Chomentowski, Member
Michel Gadoury, Member
Kevin Leonard, Member

If you are interested in the Committee's efforts or have any questions please contact:

Steve Harvey, Chief Municipal Law Enforcement Officer
Staff Resource
sharvey@tiny.ca
705-526-4204, Ext. 227

For additional information on the committee and the Community Watch Program, please follow the link below:

Community Watch Program


ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE | POLICE PROVINCIAL DE L'ONTARIO

If you require immediate emergency assistance please call 9-1-1 or 1-888-310-1122.
Si vous avez besoin d'aide immédiatement, composez le 9-1-1.

Calls for Police Service - O.P.P. 24 hr Toll Free |

Appels de service de police - Ligne sans frais, 24 heures

1-888-310-1122 | 1-888-310-1133 (TTY)

 

OPP - Report Minor Crimes - Citizen Self Reporting

The OPP offers a simple and efficient new way to report crime online.

Citizen Self Reporting is an internet reporting tool that can be accessed from a computer or mobile device and sent directly to the OPP anywhere, anytime

OPP - Citizen Self Reporting

Community Recreation Advisory Committee


The Community Recreation Advisory Committee provides Township-wide perspective and input on all parks, recreation, beach and trail issues.

It assists in identifying community wide needs and opportunities for new program development and delivery, and inputs on broad recreational needs, trends, strategies and plans.

The Community Recreation Advisory Committee also forwards advice and recommendations to Council regarding recreation delivery in the Township of Tiny.

The Community Recreation Advisory Committee is comprised of six (6) non-elected members and one (1) elected member and meets every second Wednesday of each month. Meetings are held at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers, 130 Balm Beach Rd W, Perkinsfield.

Committee Members:

Steve Barber, Member
George Begley, Member
Cindy Hastings, Councillor
Lynn Moon, Member
Christine Patenaude, Member
Mary Jane Price, Member
Barbara Willis, Member

Bonita Desroches, Community Recreation Coordinator
Staff Resource/Recording Secretary for Committee
bdesroches@tiny.ca
705-526-4204, Ext. 230

Heritage Advisory Committee

The Heritage Advisory Committee was established to advise and assist the Council on matters relating to historical and cultural heritage in accordance with Section 28(1) of the Ontario Heritage Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.O. 18.
 
For more information about the Hertiage Advisory Committee's work, as well as the rich cultural heritage of the Township of Tiny, please visit our Local Heritage Page.

The Heritage Advisory Committee meetings are typically held on the third Monday of each month at 2:00 p.m., Council Chambers, Municipal Office.

Committee Members:

Gillian Reynolds, Chair
Luci Dilkus, Member
Alan Fryer, Member
Randy Hargrave, Member
Richard Hinton, Councillor/Conseiller
Bonnie Reynolds, Member
Mary Tobiasz, Member

Kristie Czovek, Planning Administrative Assistant
Recording Secretary for Committee
kczovek@tiny.ca
705-526-4204, Ext. 258
 

Lafontaine Beach Park Master Plan Advisory Committee

The purpose of the Lafontaine Beach Park Master Plan Advisory Committee is to provide a liaison between the Township and the residents of Lafontaine Beach Park area to generate community involvement in the restoration and maintenance of the Lafontaine Beach Park.  The mandate of the Committee is:
  • to work with the Township in determining the goals and objectives for Lafontaine Beach Park in accordance with the Lafontaine Beach Park Master Plan;
  • to organize the community to undertake specific projects and initiatives within the Park under the direction of the Township;
  • to lead fundraising initiatives to assist in forwarding the goals and objectives of the Master Plan;
  • to seek out alternative sources of funding to assist the Township in furthering the goals and objectives of the Master Plan.

Committee Members:

Alan Hain, Member
Charles Stradling, Member
Don Nowak, Member
Councillor Richard Hinton, Council Representative
Councillor Cindy Hastings, Representative from the Community Recreation Advisory Committee
Dick Wesselo, Representative from the Accessibility Advisory Committee
Tim Leitch, Manager of Public Works/Staff Resource
Emma Mills, Recording Secretary

For more information about this Committee, please contact Emma Mills, Public Works Secretary at  705-526-4204, Ext. 248 or emills@tiny.ca

Property Standards Committee

The Property Standards Committee has been established to hear Appeals to Orders issued pursuant to the Property Standards By-law. The committee has only the following powers under the Ontario Building Code Act:

  • Confirm the Order
  • Quash the Order
  • Amend the Order
  • Extend the deadline for compliance

The Property Standards Committee is comprised of five (5) non-elected members and meets the third Wednesday of each month (if an appeal is received). Meetings are held at
7 p.m. in Council Chambers, 130 Balm Beach Road West, Tiny, Ontario.

Committee Members:
Ron Cobbett, Chair
Robert McKinney, Vice Chair
Ken Nevar, Member
Judith Eccles, Member
Kelly Corbridge-Darnley, Member

If you are interested in the Committee's efforts or have any qyestions please contact:

Steve Harvey, Chief Municipal Law Enforcement Officer
Staff Resource
sharvey@tiny.ca
705-526-4204, Ext. 227

Senior Advisory Committee

The Senior Advisory Committee will ​advise Council on all matters related to the well-being and quality of life of seniors, including the opportunities and challenges arising from a growing and diverse aging population. Initially, the Senior Advisory Committee will consult and collaborate with seniors, seniors’ organizations and others to gather information and provide advice regarding seniors’ needs. Overtime, committee members will be able to assist with new program development and delivery to address identified needs for seniors and aging adults in the Township of Tiny. 

The Senior Advisory Committee is comprised of three (3) non-elected members, one (1) elected member and two (2) Senior Club representatives. The Senior Advisory Committee meets every second Tuesday of each month. Meetings are held at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers, 130 Balm Beach Rd W, Perkinsfield.

Committee Members:
Christine Greer, Chair
Helmut Paddags, Member
Linda Vermeersch, Member
Gibb Wishart, Councillor
Elaine Stephenson, Club Representative (Bayshore Senior Citizens Association)
Barb Holloway, Club Representative (Georgian Shores Swinging Seniors)

If you are interested in the Committee's efforts or have any questions please contact:

Maggie Off, Community Engagement Leader
Staff Resource
moff@tiny.ca
705-526-4204, Ext. 271

Septage Class EA Project Advisory Committee

The purpose of the Project Advisory Committee (PAC) is to provide comments and advice pertaining to decisions to be made by the Township of Tiny and the Study Team with regard to septage management within the Township.

The Township of Tiny, through the Study Team, has primary responsibility for undertaking a Municipal Class EA Study for the Septage Management within the Township.

The PAC mandate is to be a forum for more in-depth discussion of key study issues, concerns or solutions, and to provide advice to the Study Team.  PAC members will provide an informed perspective from their constituents and assist the Study Team in developing an understanding of relevant issues.

Committee Members:
Cindy Hastings, Councillor, Alternate Chair
Harold Phelps, Member
Chris Tulley, Member
Gibb Wishart, Councillor, Chair
Ian Williams, Member

Study Team:
  • Ministry of Environment, Barrie District Office Area Supervisor
  • Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Manager of Environmental and Land Use Policy
  • Severn Sound Environmental Association
  • Township Staff: CAO/Clerk, Manager of Public Works and Engineering Technologist
  • Beausoleil First Nation - Chief Roland Monague or designate
  • R.J. Burnside & Associates Ltd. - 2 representatives plus advisors as required.

Tiny Trails & Active Transportation Sub-committee

The Township of Tiny Trails and Active Transportation sub-committee (TTAT) is responsible for the implementation of the Township Trails and Active Transportation Master Plan.  The TTAT sub-committee will confirm the yearly priorities and present the projects along with cost estimates for those projects to Council.  The TTAT sub-committee will establish an educational and promotional strategy for trails and active transportation in the Township and will work pro-actively to promote trails use and non-motorized transportation in the Township.  The TTAT sub-committee will report to Council through the Community Recreation Advisory Committee (CRC).


Committee Members:

Committee Members for the 2014-2018 Term of Council to be determined as appointed by the Community Recreation Advisory Committee.

Brian Emond, Chair
Claudette Paquin, Member
Chris Greer, Member
Barbara Willis, Member
Bonita Desroches, Member
Sandra Mattson, Member,
Emma Mills, Staff Resource

For more information please contact:

Bonita Desroches, Community Recreation Coordinator
Staff Resource
bdesroches@tiny.ca
705-526-4204, Ext. 230


Township of Tiny Police Services Board

​The Township of Tiny Police Services Board is a three-member board comprised of a member of Council, a community representative and a provincially appointed representative. 

The Board advises the assigned Ontario Provincial Police detachment commander with respect to police services in the municipality and shall:

a)  generally determine the objectives and priorities for police services, after consultation with the detachment commander or his or her designate.

b) establish, after consultation with the detachment commander or his or her designate, any local policies with respect to police services (but not provincial policies of the Ontario Provincial Police with respect to police services).

c) monitor the performance of the detachment commander.

d) receive regular reports from the detachment commander or his or her designate on disclosures and decisions made under Section 49 (secondary activities).

The Township is in the process of establishing its Police Services Board.  Once established,the Police Services Board will replace the Township's exisiting Community Policing Committee.

Councillor Richard Hinton has been appointed as the Council representative on the Police Services Board for the 2014-2018 Term of Council.

If you are interested in applying as the Township's Community Representative on the Police Services Board, please follow the links below for complete details and an application form.

Community Member Vacancy - Police Services Board

Police Services Board - Fillable Application

Police Services Act

Members of Police Services Board Code of Conduct


Provincial Appointment

If you are interested in the Provincial Appointment, please complete the application provided below and submit according to the instructions on the application.  The Township is not responsible for the Provincial Appointment.

Provincial Appointment Application Form

PSB Vacancy Information Sheet