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On this page you will find the agendas and minutes for all of the standing committees listed below. Click on one of the links or scroll down to access the agendas and minutes for each of the committees.

 For Archived Agendas & Minutes click here.

Administration & Finance Committee

2014

Meeting Date

 Time

Comments 

Agenda 

Minutes 

 November 4, 2014 10:00 a.m. Following CS AgendaMinutes 
 September 30, 2014 10:00 a.m. Following CSAgenda  Minutes
 September 9, 2014 10:00 a.m. Following CS Agenda Minutes
 August 12, 2014 10:00 a.m. Following P&W Agenda Minutes
 June 17, 20141:00 p.m.  Note time change Agenda Minutes
 June 4, 2014 6:00 p.m. Public Input Meeting: Regional Development Charges AgendaMinutes 
 May 27, 2014 10:30 a.m. Following P&W Agenda Minutes
 April 29, 2014 10:30 a.m. Following P&W Agenda Minutes
 April 1, 2014 10:30 a.m. Following P&W Agenda Minutes
 March 4, 20141:30 p.m.  Following Closed AgendaMinutes 
 February 11, 2014 11:00 a..m. Following P&W Agenda Minutes
 January 28, 2014 11:15 a.m. Following Closed Agenda Minutes
January 7, 20143:30 p.m.Following P&WAgendaMinutes

2013

Meeting Date

 Time

Comments 

Agenda 

Minutes 

 December 3, 2013 10:15 a.m. Following Closed Agenda Minutes
 November 12, 2013 10:15 a.m. Following CS Agenda Minutes
 October 22, 2013 10:30 a.m.Public Meeting Agenda Minutes
 October 22, 2013 9:45 a.m. Regular Meeting Agenda Minutes
 October 1, 2013 10:15 a.m. Following CS Agenda Minutes
 September 10, 2013 10:15 a.m. Following CS Agenda Minutes
 August 13, 2013 10:15 a.m. Following CS Agenda Minutes
 June 18, 2013 1:00 p.m. Following Closed Agenda Minutes
 May 28, 2013 11:00 a.m. Following P&W Agenda Minutes

 April 30, 2013

 10:30 a.m.

  Following P&W

 Agenda

 Minutes

 April 9, 2013

 11:15 a.m.

 Following P&W

Agenda 

 Minutes

 March 19, 2013

11:45 a.m.

 Following Closed

 Agenda

 Minutes

 February 26, 2013

 11:30 a.m.

 Following Closed

 Agenda

 Minutes

 January 29, 2013

 11:30 a.m.

 Following Closed

 Agenda

 Minutes

 January 8, 2013

10:30 a.m.

 Following Closed

 Agenda

 Minutes

2012

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Meeting Date

 Time

Comments 

Agenda 

Minutes 

 December 11, 2012

 10:15 a.m.

 Following Closed

 Agenda

 Minutes

  November 27, 2012

 10:30 a.m.

 Following CS

 Agenda

 Minutes

November 6, 2012

 10:30 a.m.

 Following CS

 Agenda

 Minutes

 October 16, 2012

 10:15 a.m.

 Following CS

 Agenda

 Minutes

 September 25, 2012

 10:15 a.m.

 Following CS

 Agenda

Minutes 

 September 11, 2012 10:15 a.m. Following CS Agenda Minutes

 August 14, 2012

 10:30 a.m.

 Following CS

 Agenda

 Minutes

 June 19, 2012

 11:00 a.m.

 Following P&W

 Agenda

 Minutes

 May 29, 2012

 11:00 a.m.

 Following P&W

 Agenda

 Minutes

 May 8, 2012

 11:00 a.m.

 Following P&W

 Agenda

 Minutes

 April 17, 2012

 10:45 a.m.

 Following P&W

 Agenda

 Minutes

 March 20, 2012

 10:15 a.m.

 Following P&W

 Agenda

 Minutes

 February 28, 2012

 10:45 a.m.

 Following P&W

 Agenda

 Minutes

 January 31, 2012

 11:30 a.m.

 Following P&W

 Agenda

 Minutes

January 10, 2012 

 11:00 a.m.

Following Closed 

 Agenda

 Minutes

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 2011

Meeting Date

 Time

Comments 

Agenda 

Minutes 

 December 6, 2011

 10:45 a.m.

 Following CS

 Agenda

 Minutes

 November 8, 2011

 10:15 a.m.

 Following Closed

 Agenda

 Minutes

 October 18, 2011

 11:30 a.m.

Following Closed 

 Agenda

 Minutes

 September 27, 2011

 11:30 a.m.

 Following Closed

 Agenda

Minutes

 September 6, 2011

 10:00 a.m.

 Following P&W

 Agenda

 Minutes

 August 16, 2011

 11:00 a.m.

 Following Closed

 Agenda

 Minutes

 June 21, 2011

 11:30 a.m.

 Following Closed

 Agenda

 Minutes

June 7, 2011

11:00 a.m.

Following Closed 

  Agenda

 Minutes 

May 24, 2011

11:00 a.m.

Following Closed 

 Agenda

 Minutes

May 3, 2011

11:00 a.m.

Following Closed 

 Agenda

  Minutes

 April 12, 2011

11:30 a.m. 

Following Closed 

 Agenda

 Minutes 

 March 8, 2011

11:15 a.m. 

Following P&W 

 Agenda

Minutes

 February 15, 2011

11:30 a.m. 

Following P&W 

  Agenda

 Minutes

 January 25, 2011

11:00 a.m.

Following Closed 

Agenda

  Minutes

 January 11, 2011

11:30 a.m. 

Following P&W 

 Agenda

  Minutes

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This Administration and Finance Committee is responsible for considering and reporting on all matters of administrative and financial importance referred to it by Council, other Standing Committees, the Chief Administrative Officer, the Commissioner of Human Resources, the Chief Financial Officer, the Commissioner of Corporate Resources, the Regional Solicitor and the Director of Council & Administrative Services/Regional Clerk. Such matters would include policies relating to the function of the Finance Department including borrowing and investments, risk management, financial reporting, purchasing, tax policy, grants and budgetary procedures; policies related to the Human Resources Department including recruitment and staffing, employee relations and compensation and training and development; and administrative and legal matters arising from the Corporate Resources Department, including facilities management, fleet maintenance, information technology services, corporate records and archives. The Committee is also the designated Head under the provision of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act with the day-to-day decision-making responsibility delegated by by-law to the Director of Council & Administrative Services/Regional Clerk.

Staff Contact: Stevie Natolochny, Council/Committee Support Specialist, 519-575-4450

Members: All Members of Regional Council

Chair: T. Galloway

Vice Chair: C. Zehr

Community Services Committee

2014

Meeting Date

 Time

Comments 

Agenda 

Minutes 

 November 4, 2014 9:00 a.m.  Agenda Minutes
 September 30, 2014 9:00 a.m.  AgendaMinutes 
 September 9, 20149:15 a.m. Following Closed Agenda Minutes
 August 12, 2014 9:00 a.m. Note time change Agenda Minutes
 June 17, 2014 10:30 a.m. Note time change; following P&WAgenda Minutes 
 May 27, 2014 12:30 p.m.  Agenda Minutes
 April 29, 2014 12:15 p.m. Following Special Council Agenda Minutes
 April 1, 2014 12:30 p.m.  Agenda Minutes
 March 4, 2014 11:30 a.m.  Agenda Minutes
 February 11, 2014 12:30 p.m.Following Closed Agenda Minutes
 January 28, 2014 11:30 a.m. Following A&F Agenda Minutes
 January 7, 20144:00 p.m.Following A&FAgendaMinutes

2013

Meeting Date

 Time

Comments 

Agenda 

Minutes 

 December 3, 2013 9:00 a.m.  Agenda Minutes

 November 12, 2013

9:00 a.m.

 

 Agenda

 Minutes

 October 22, 2013

 9:00 a.m.

 

 Agenda

 Minutes

 October 1, 2013

 9:00 a.m.

 

 Agenda

 Minutes

 September 10, 2013

 9:00 a.m.

 

 Agenda

 Minutes

 August 13, 2013

 9:00 a.m.

 Note time Change

 Agenda

 Minutes

 June 18, 2013 1:30 p.m. Following A&F Agenda Minutes
 May 28, 2013 1:00 p.m. Note time ChangeAgenda  Minutes
 April 30, 2013 2:30 p.m.  Note time change Agenda Minutes
 April 9, 2013 1:00 p.m. N/A Agenda Minutes
 March 19, 2013 1:00 p.m. N/A Agenda Minutes

 February 26, 2013

 12:00 p.m.

 Note time change

 Agenda

 Minutes

 January 29, 2013

 12:30 p.m.

 Note time change

 Agenda

 Minutes

 January 8, 2013

 11:00 a.m.

 Note time change

 Agenda

 Minutes

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2012

Meeting Date

 Time

Comments 

Agenda 

Minutes 

 December 11, 2012

 9:00 a.m.

 N/A

 Agenda

 Minutes

 November 27, 2012

 9:00 a.m.

 N/A

 Agenda

 Minutes

 November 6, 2012

 9:00 a.m.

 N/A

 Agenda

 Minutes

 October 16, 2012

 9:00 a.m.

 N/A

 Agenda

 Minutes

 September 25, 2012

 9:00 a.m.

 N/A

 Agenda

 Minutes

 September 11, 2012

 9:00 a.m.

N/A

 Agenda

 Minutes

 August 14, 2012

 9:00 a.m.

 Note time change

 Agenda

 Minutes

 June 19, 2012

 1:00 p.m.

N/A

 Agenda

 Minutes

 May 29, 2012

 1:30 p.m.

 Note time change

 Agenda

 Minutes

 May 8, 2012

 1:00 p.m.

N/A

 Agenda

 Minutes

 April 17, 2012

 11:15 a.m.

 Note time change

 Agenda

 Minutes

 March 20, 2012

 9:00 a.m.

 Note time change

 Agenda

 Minutes

 February 28, 2012

 1:00 p.m.

 N/A

 Agenda

 Minutes

 January 31, 2012

 1:00 p.m.

N/A 

 Agenda

 Minutes

January 10, 2012 

 1:00 p.m.

Note time change 

 Agenda

 Minutes

2011

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 Meeting Date

Time 

Comments 

Agendas 

Minutes 

 December 6, 2011

 9:00 a.m.

 N/A

 Agenda

 Minutes

 November 8, 2011

 9:00 a.m.

 N/A

 Agenda

 Minutes

 October 18, 2011

 9:00 a.m.

 N/A

 Agenda

 Minutes

 September 27, 2011

 9:00 a.m.

 N/A

 Agenda

 Minutes

 September 6, 2011

 N/A

 Meeting Cancelled

 N/A

 N/A

 August 16, 2011

 9:00 a.m.

 Note time change

 Agenda

 Minutes

 June 21, 2011

1:00 p.m. 

N/A 

Agenda 

Minutes 

 June 7, 2011

1:00 p.m. 

 N/A

Agenda 

 Minutes

 May 24, 2011

 1:00 p.m.

 N/A

 Agenda

 Minutes

 May 3, 2011

 1:00 p.m.

 N/A

 Agenda

 Minutes

 April 12, 2011

1:00 p.m. 

 N/A

 Agenda

 Minutes

 March 8, 2011

1:00 p.m. 

 N/A

 Agenda

 Minutes

 February 15, 2011

1:00 p.m. 

 N/A

 Agenda

 Minutes

 January 25, 2011

1:00 p.m. 

 N/A

 Agenda

 Minutes

 January 11, 2011

1:00 p.m. 

 N/A

 Agenda

 Minutes

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The Community Services Committee is responsible for recommending policy regarding the operations of the Public Health Department including Central Resources, Child and Family Health, Health Protection and Investigation, Infectious Diseases, Dental and Sexual Health, Healthy Living, Planning and Promotion, Emergency Medical Services, Epidemiology and Health Analysis; regarding the operation of Social Services including Social Planning, Policy and Program Administration, Community Support Services - Seniors' Services, Children's Services and Employment and Income Support and the operation of Planning Housing and Community services including Social Housing, Joseph Schneider Haus, Doon Heritage Crossroads, Waterloo Region Museum and the McDougall Cottage.

Staff Contact: Timothy Brubacher, Council/Committee Support Specialist, 519-575-4493

Members: All Members of Regional Council

Chair: S. Strickland

Vice Chair: J. Mitchell

 

Planning and Works Committee

2014


Meeting Date

 Time

Comments 

Agenda 

Minutes 

 November 4, 2014 11:00 a.m.  Note Time Change Agenda Minutes
 September 30, 2014  11:00 a.m.  Note Time Change Agenda Minutes
 September 9, 2014 12:30 p.m.  Note Time Change Agenda Minutes
 August 12, 2014 12:30 p.m. Note Time ChangeAgenda Minutes
 June 17, 2014  9:00 a.m.  Agenda Minutes
 May 27, 2014 9:00 a.m.  Agenda Minutes
 April 29, 2014 9:00 a.m.  Agenda Minutes
 April 1, 2014 9:00 a.m.  Agenda Minutes
 March 4, 2014   Agenda Minutes
 February 11, 2014 9:00 a.m. Agenda Minutes
 January 28, 2014 9:00 a.m.  Agenda Minutes
 January 7, 20142:05 p.m.Following
Special Council
AgendaMinutes

2013

Meeting Date

 Time

Comments 

Agenda 

Minutes 

 December 3, 2013 7:00 p.m. Public Input Meeting re: River Road ExtensionAgendaMinutes
 December 3, 2013 1:00 p.m. Agenda Minutes
 November 12, 2013 12:30 p.m. Note Time Change Agenda Minutes
 October 24, 2013 7:30 p.m.  Public Meeting re: Active Transportation Master Plan Agenda Minutes
 October 22, 2013 11:00 p.m. Note Time Change Agenda Minutes
 October 1, 2013 12:00 p.m. Note Time Change Agenda Minutes

 September 10, 2013

 12:30 p.m.

 Note Time Change

 Agenda

 Minutes

 August 13, 2013     1:00 p.m. Note Time ChangeAgenda Minutes 
 June 25, 2013 7:00 p.m. Public Meeting re: Reconstruction in PetersburgAgendaMinutes
 June 18, 2013 9:00 a.m. AgendaMinutes

 May 28, 2013

 9:00 a.m.

 

Agenda

Minutes

 April 30, 2013 9:00 a.m. AgendaMinutes
  April 9, 2013Immediately Following  Regular MeetingAgendaMinutes
  April 9, 2013Immediately Following Public Meeting re: Transportation Impact Study GuidelinesAgendaMinutes
  April 9, 2013Immediately Following   Public Meeting re: Transportation Corridor DesignAgendaMinutes
 April 9, 2013 9:00 a.m. Public Meeting re: Cultural Heritage LandscapesAgendaMinutes
 March 19, 2013 9:00 a.m. AgendaMinutes

 February 26, 2013

9:00 a.m. 

 

Agenda

Minutes

 February 6, 2013

 6:00 p.m.

 Public Meeting

Agenda

Minutes

 January 29, 2013

 9:00 a.m.

 

Agenda

Minutes

 January 8, 2013

 9:00 a.m.

 Note Time Change

Agenda

Minutes

2012

Meeting Date

 Time

Comments 

Agenda 

Minutes 

 December 11, 2012

 10:30 a.m.

 Note Time Change

 Agenda

 Minutes

 November 27, 2012

   11:00 a.m.

 Note Time Change

 Agenda

 Minutes

 November 6, 2012

 11:00 a.m.

 Note Time Change

 Agenda

 Minutes

 October 16, 2012

 11:00 a.m.

 Note Time Change

 Agenda

 Minutes

 September 25, 2012

  11:00 a.m.

 Note Time Change

 Agenda

 Minutes

 September 11, 2012

11:00 a.m.

 Note Time Change

 Agenda

 Minutes

 August 14, 2012

 12:30 p.m.

 Note Time Change

 Agenda

 Minutes 

 June 19, 2012

 9:00 a.m.

 N/A

 Agenda

 Minutes

 May 29, 2012

 Immediately Following P&W Public

 Regular Meeting

 Agenda

 Minutes

 May 29, 2012

 9:00 a.m.

 Public Input Re: ROPP Amendment

 Agenda

 Minutes

 May 8, 2012

 9:00 a.m.

 N/A

 Agenda

Minutes 

 April 17, 2012

 8:45 a.m.

 Note Time Change

 Agenda

 Minutes

 March 20, 2012

  10:45 a.m.

 Note Time Change

 Agenda

 Minutes

 February 28, 2012

 9:00 a.m.

 N/A

 Agenda

 Minutes

 February 7, 2012

 6:00 p.m.

RT Procurement

 Agenda

Minutes 

 January 31, 2012

 2:00 p.m.

 RT Procurement

 Briefing

 Agenda

 Minutes

 January 31, 2012

 9:15 a.m.

(Time Approx.)

 Regular Meeting

 Agenda

 Minutes

 January 31, 2012

 9:00 a.m.

 Public Meeting

 Agenda

 Minutes

January 10, 2012

 9:00 a.m.

 Note Time Change

 Agenda

 Minutes

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2011

 Meeting Date

Time 

Comments 

Agendas 

Minutes 

 December 6, 2011

 1:00 p.m.

 N/A

 Agenda

Minutes 

 November 8, 2011

 12:30 p.m.

Note Time Change 

Agenda 

Minutes 

 October 18, 2011

 1:00 p.m.

 N/A

 Agenda

 Minutes

 September 27, 2011

 1:00 p.m.

N/A 

Agenda 

Minutes 

 September 6, 2011

 9:00 a.m.

 Note Time Change

 Agenda

Minutes 

 August 16, 2011

1:00 p.m. 

Note Time Change 

Agenda 

Minutes 

June 21, 2011 

 9:00 a.m.

N/A 

Agenda 

Minutes 

 June 7, 2011

9:00 a.m. 

 N/A

Agenda 

Minutes 

 June 1, 2011

 6:00 p.m.

 Public Input
re: Rapid Transit

 Agenda

Minutes 

 May 31, 2011

6:00 p.m. 

 Public Input
re: Rapid Transit

 Agenda

 Minutes

 May 24, 2011

9:00 a.m.

N/A 

Agenda 

Minutes 

 May 3, 2011

 9:00 a.m.

 N/A

 Agenda

 Minutes

 April 12, 2011

 9:00 a.m.

 N/A

 Agenda

 Minutes

 March 8, 2011

 7:00 p.m.

 Public Input re:

Weber Street

 Agenda

 Minutes

 March 8, 2011

 9:15 a.m.

 Note time change

 Agenda

 Minutes

 March 8, 2011

 9:00 a.m.

 Public Input re:

Greenlands

 Agenda

 Minutes

 February 15, 2011

 9:15 a.m.

 Note time change

 Agenda

 Minutes

 January 25, 2011

 9:00 a.m.

 N/A

 Agenda

 Minutes

 January 11, 2011

 9:30 a.m.

 Note time change

 Agenda

 Minutes

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The Planning and Works Committee provides policy guidance to Regional Council on matters relating to the civil works operated by the Region and other functions related to the Region's facilities, such as the Region of Waterloo International Airport, roads, transit and traffic, rapid transit, water supply, waste water treatment, residential waste management, industrial waste management and on Planning issues such as the Regional Official Policies Plan, transportation planning, planning and development matters and recommends approval of municipal official plans.

Staff Contact: Erin Flewwelling, Council/Committee Support Specialist, 519-575-4732

Members: All Members of Regional Council

Chair: J. Wideman

Vice Chair: G. Lorentz

 

Budget Committee

2014

Meeting Date

 Time

Comments 

Agenda 

Minutes 

 January 15, 2014 2:30 p.m. Note Time Change Agenda Minutes
 January 15, 2014  Memo: Budget Proposal from R. Deutschmann  
 January 15, 2014  Memo: Standing Committee Chairs  
January 7, 2014 6:00 p.m.Public Input MeetingAgendaMinutes

2013

Meeting Date

 Time

Comments 

Agenda 

Minutes 

 December 11, 2013 6:00 p.m. Public Input Meeting Agenda Minutes
 December 11, 2013 12:30 p.m. Regular Meeting Agenda Minutes
 November 20, 2013 6:00 p.m. Public Input Meeting Agenda Minutes
 November 20, 2013 1:00 p.m. Regular Meeting Agenda Minutes
 October 9, 2013 4:00 p.m.  Agenda Minutes

 January 16, 2013

 1:00 p.m.

 Final Approval

 Agenda

 Minutes

 January 9, 2013

 7:00 p.m.

 *Additional date*

Public Input

 Agenda

 Minutes

2012

Meeting Date

 Time

Comments 

Agenda 

Minutes 

  December 5, 2012

 6:00 p.m.

 Public Input

 Agenda

 Minutes

 December 5, 2012

 1:00 p.m.

 

 Agenda

 Minutes

 November 21, 2012

 6:00 p.m.

 Public Input

 Agenda

 Minutes

 November 21, 2012

 1:00 p.m.

 

 Agenda

 Minutes

 October 24, 2012

 4:00 p.m.

 

 Agenda

 Minutes

 January 18, 2012

 3:00 p.m.

 

 Agenda

 Minutes

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2011

 Meeting Date

Time 

Comments 

Agendas 

Minutes 

 December 14, 2011

 6:00 p.m.

 Public Input

 Agenda

Minutes

 December 14, 2011

 2:00 p.m.

 N/A

 Agenda

Minutes 

 November 16, 2011

 1:00 p.m.

N/A

 Agenda

 Minutes

 November 16, 2011

 6:00 p.m.

 Public Input

 Agenda

 Minutes

 October 26, 2011

 4:00 p.m.

 N/A

 Agenda

 Minutes

 March 23, 2011

3:00 p.m. 

 N/A

  Agenda

 Minutes

 February 23, 2011

 6:00 p.m.

Public Input 

  Agenda

  Minutes

 February 23, 2011

1:00 p.m. 

 N/A

  Agenda

  Minutes

 February 2, 2011

6:00 p.m. 

Public Input 

  Agenda

  Minutes

 February 2, 2011

3-5 p.m. 

Note time start

Agenda

 Minutes

 January 19, 2011

 3-6 p.m.

 N/A

Agenda

Minutes

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The Budget Committee discusses budget issues and concerns and approves the Regional Budget annually.

Staff Contact: Stevie Natolochny, Council/Committee Support Specialist, 519-575-4450

Members: All Members of Regional Council

Chair: T. Galloway

Vice Chair: C. Zehr

 

Audit Committee

2014

Meeting Date

 Time

Comments 

Agenda 

Minutes 

 November 4, 2014 1:00 p.m.  Agenda Minutes
 July 14, 2014 4:30 p.m.  Agenda Minutes
 May 7, 2014 5:30 p.m.  Agenda Minutes
 April 1, 20141:30 p.m.Following Standing CommitteesAgendaMinutes

2013

 Meeting Date

 Time

 Comments

 Agendas

 Minutes

 November 13, 2013 3:30 p.m.  Agenda Minutes
 June 18, 2013 Approximately 3:30 p.m. Following Standing Committees Agenda Minutes
 May 8, 2013 3:30 p.m.  Agenda Minutes

March 19, 2013

Approximately 

2:00 p.m.

Following Standing Committees

 Agenda

Minutes


2012

 Meeting Date

 Time

 Comments

 Agendas

 Minutes

November 6, 2012

2:30 p.m.

Following Standing Committees

 Agenda

 Minutes

 June 6, 2012

 5:00 p.m.

 

 Agenda

 Minutes

 February 28, 2012

 2:30 p.m.

 Following CS

 Agenda

 Minutes

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2011

 Meeting Date

Time 

Comments 

Agendas 

Minutes 

 December 12, 2011

 5:00 p.m.

 N/A

 Agenda

 Minutes

 August 25, 2011

 4:00 p.m.

 N/A

 Agenda

 Minutes

 February 14, 2011

3:30 p.m. 

N/A 

Agenda

Minutes

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The Audit Committee was established to monitor the effectiveness and efficiency of Regional programs. The Committee focuses on corporate accountability by reviewing/directing the following:

  • Financial statement audit planning, including presentation from the External Auditor
  • Receipt of the Annual Financial Statements and Management Letter
  • Approve the Internal Audit Plan
  • Review of individual Internal Audit reports
  • Review of Program Review reports
  • Monitor the progress of the Implementation of Tangible Capital Asset Accounting
  • Receive/initiate Special Audits

Staff Contact: Stevie Natolochny, Council/Committee Support Specialist, 519-575-4450

Members: Chair and Vice Chair of the Administration and Finance Committee (T. Galloway & C. Zehr), Chair of the Planning and Works Committee (J. Wideman), Chair of the Community Services Committee (S. Strickland), Regional Chair (ex-officio) (K. Seiling)

Chair: T. Galloway

Vice Chair: C. Zehr

 

Economic Development and Promotion Committee   

2014

Meeting Date

 Time

Comments 

Agenda 

Minutes 

 June 25, 2014 4:00 p.m.  Agenda Minutes
March 4, 2014 10:00 a.m.
AgendaMinutes

2013

Meeting Date

Time 

Comments 

Agendas 

Minutes 

 June 5, 2013 4:30 p.m.  Agenda Minutes

February 6, 2013

 4:00 p.m.

 

 Agenda

 Minutes

2012

Meeting Date

Time 

Comments 

Agendas 

Minutes 

 May 16, 2012

 4:30 p.m.

 

 Agenda

 Minutes

February 8, 2012

 5:30 p.m.

 

Agenda

 Minutes

2011

 Meeting Date

Time 

Comments 

Agendas 

Minutes 

 October 18, 2011

 Following CS

 N/A

 Agenda

Minutes 

 June 21, 2011

 Following CS

N/A 

Agenda

Minutes 

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The Regional Municipality of Waterloo Act gives Council the authority to promote the Region and undertake initiatives to carry out that promotion. The Economic Development and Promotion Committee is appointed by the Regional Chair and is composed of six Regional Councillors and the Regional Chair. The Committee meets as required to deal with issues of Regional economic development, and general promotion and communication activities related to Regional programs and objectives. This has included planning for the Sesquicentennial celebrations, consideration of tourism proposals, financial or in-kind support of major events, and certain grants requests.

Staff Contact: Erin Flewwelling, Council/Committee Support Specialist, 519-575-4732

Members: L. Armstrong, D. Craig, T. Galloway, S. Strickland, J. Wideman and K. Seiling

Chair:  T. Galloway

 

Library Committee

2014

Meeting Date

 Time

Comments 

Agenda 

Minutes 

 November 4, 2014 1:00 p.m. Following Committees Agenda Minutes
 August 12, 2014 2:30 p.m. Following Committees Agenda Minutes
 June 19, 2014 3:00 p.m. Meeting postponed to August 12 Agenda n/a
 April 1, 20141:30 p.m.Following CommitteesAgendaMinutes

2013

Meeting Date

 Time

Comments 

Agenda 

Minutes 

 December 3, 2013 3:00 p.m. Following Committees Agenda Minutes
 October 1, 2013  Following Committees Agenda Minutes
 May 28, 2013 2:30 p.m. Following Committees Agenda Minutes

 April 9, 2013

2:30 p.m.

 Following Committees

 Agenda

 Minutes

 2012

Meeting Date

 Time

Comments 

Agenda 

Minutes 

 November 27, 2012

 1:00 p.m.

 Following Committees

 Agenda

 Minutes

 November 6, 2012

 3:00 p.m.

 Following Committees

 Agenda

 Minutes

 September 25, 2012

 1:00 p.m.

 Following Committees

 Agenda

 Minutes

 May 29, 2012

 3:00 p.m.

 Following Committees

 Agenda

 Minutes

 March 20, 2012

 12:30 p.m.

 Following Committees

 Agenda

 Minutes

2011

 Meeting Date

Time 

Comments 

Agendas 

Minutes 

 December 6, 2011

 3:00 p.m.

 Following Committees

 Agenda

 Minutes

 September 27, 2011

 3:00 p.m.

 Following Committees

 Agenda

 Minutes

 May 3, 2011

 2:30 p.m.

 Following Committees

 Agenda

 Minutes

February 15, 2011 

2:30 p.m. 

Following Committees 

Agenda 

Minutes 

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The Library Committee is composed of the four Township Mayors representing the rural municipalities of the Region. The Committee is responsible for making recommendations to Council on policy formulation, administrative organization, and budget for the operation of ten (10) branch libraries and the delivery of library services to rural residents.

Meetings are held at the call of the chair.

Staff Contact: Stevie Natolochny, Council/Committee Support Specialist, 519-575-4450

Members: L. Armstrong, T. Cowan, R. Deutschmann, R. Kelterborn and K. Seiling

Chair: T. Cowan

Vice Chair: R. Kelterborn

 

Licensing and Retail Committee

2014

Meeting Date

 Time

Comments 

Agenda 

Minutes 

 September 17, 2014 5:00 p.m. Hearing AgendaMinutes 
 September 17, 20145:00 p.m.RegularAgendaMinutes

2013

Meeting Date

 Time

Comments 

Agenda 

Minutes 

 December 3, 2013 5:00 p.m. Agenda  Minutes

2012

Meeting Date

 Time

Comments 

Agenda 

Minutes 

 December 11, 2012

 11:30 a.m.

 Rescheduled from December 4

 Agenda

 Minutes

June 6, 2012

 6:30 p.m.

 

 Agenda

 Minutes

 May 8, 2012

 5:00 p.m.

 

 Agenda

Minutes 

2011

 Meeting Date

Time 

Comments 

Agendas 

Minutes 

 December 6, 2011

 5:00 p.m.

 

Agenda 

Minutes 

 September 19, 2011

 6:00 p.m.

 

 Agenda

Minutes 

May 30, 2011

3:30 p.m.

 

Agenda

Minutes

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The Licensing and Retail Committee is composed of six Regional Councillors and the Regional Chair. The main function of the Region's licensing authority is to provide consumer protection, public safety and nuisance control. This Committee exercises delegated authority form Regional Council regarding Region-wide licensing and inspections of taxis, limousines, second-hand shops, salvage yards and special transportation services and recommend licensing approvals, revocations, suspensions and policy to Regional Council. It is also responsible for enforcing regulations under certain Provincial Legislation and Regional By-laws, e.g. Smoke Free Ontario Act, Retail Business Holidays Act, Weed Act, Highway Traffic Act (Red Light Camera) and Regional By-laws for Smoking, Landfill, Garbage Collection, Election Signs, Woodland Conservation, Outdoor Water Use and Pesticides.

Meetings are held at the call of the Chair.

Staff Contact: Erin Flewwelling, Council/Committee Support Specialist, 519-575-4732

Members: L. Armstrong, D. Craig, G. Lorentz, J. Mitchell, J. Wideman and K. Seiling

Chair: G. Lorentz

Vice Chair: L. Armstrong

 

Trees By-law Exception Committee

 Meeting Date

Time 

Comments 

Agendas 

Minutes 

N/A

N/A 

N/A 

N/A 

N/A 

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The Trees By-law Exception Committee consists of six Regional Councillors who hear applications from woodlot owners seeking to remove trees otherwise protected from cutting. It makes recommendations to Council whether such exceptions to the By-law should be granted and if subject to conditions. The Tree Cutting By-law is enacted pursuant to the Forestry Act.

Staff Contact: Timothy Brubacher, Council/Committee Support Specialist, 519-575-4493

Members: L. Armstrong, T. Cowan, R. Deutschmann, J. Haalboom, R. Kelterborn, J. Wideman and K. Seiling

Chair: T. Cowan

Vice Chair: R. Kelterborn

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