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Environmental Advisory Committee

Mission

The Committee is responsible for providing advice and recommendations to Council on environmental issues impacting the municipality. The Committee is an environmental advisory body that will promote the stewardship, preservation, conservation, protection and enhancement of the natural environment in the Town of East Gwillimbury.

Composition Minimum of 5 members
Objectives

The Committee will be responsible for providing advice to Council and Staff with respect to, but not limited to:

  • Municipal Storm Water Management Plan
  • “thinking green” sustainability policies
  • Energy efficiency of municipally owned properties

Promote/Plan community events and activities for stewardship, awareness, education, and outreach

Liaising with other environmental advisory committees, including York Region environmental groups and organizations.

To assist and advise staff in the creation of a comprehensive water conservation strategy that includes communications, education and incentives to help reduce water usage and residents’ water bills.

Terms of Reference To view the Committees Terms of Reference, please click here.
Meeting Frequencies Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m., Mount Albert Room
Agendas and Minutes

To view the Committees Agendas and Minutes, please click here.

Councillor Liaison   Councillor Carruthers
Staff Liaison Matthew Hemmingway
Committee Members

Stéphane Deschênes
Kyla Greenham
Michael Mendes
Angela Ramsey

Melody-Anne Somerville
Lauren Stephanoff
Paul Taylor