Committee of the Whole and Council

Town Council has a combined meeting approach: Committee of the Whole and Regular Council.

Committee of the Whole is comprised of four (4) divisions: Administration and Finance, Parks, Recreation and Culture, Public Works, and Planning and Development. Committee of the Whole and Regular Council meetings take place on the same evening, on the first and third Monday of the month beginning at 6:30 p.m. The second Monday of each month is tentatively scheduled as a provisional Committee of the Whole or a Workshop meeting as necessary and as determined by the Clerk in consultation with the Mayor. During the months of June, July and August the meetings will begin at 6:00 p.m.

2021 Committee of the Whole and Council Meeting Schedule

View our Events Calendar to confirm the date and time of meetings.

Committee of the Whole            Agendas          Minutes
Council                                         Agendas           Minutes

 Watch Committee of the Whole & Council Meeting Live Stream and Archive Meeting Videos 

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Advisory Boards and Committees

Advisory Board and Committee members contribute to the development of policies, procedures and initiatives by providing their expertise and recommendations to the Mayor and Council. Boards and Committees include members from Council and appointments from the public.

2021 Advisory Boards and Committees Schedule

View our Events Calendar to confirm date and time of meetings.

Boards:

  • Grimsby Art Gallery Advisory Board     Agendas          Minutes
  • Grimsby Museum Advisory Board         Agendas          Minutes
  • Grimsby Public Library Board                Agendas          Minutes

Committees:

  • Active Grimsby Advisory Committee:                                Agendas      Minutes 
  • Grimsby Economic Development Advisory Committee   Agendas      Minutes
  • Grimsby Green Advisory Committee                                 Agendas      Minutes
  • Heritage Grimsby Advisory Committee                            Agendas      Minutes
  • CAO Search Advisory Committee                                     Agendas      Minutes

Committee of Adjustment

Section 44 of the Planning Act authorizes a municipal council to appoint a Committee of Adjustment. Committee of Adjustment considers minor variances from the zoning by-laws, changes to legal non-conforming uses and interpretations to generalized by-laws and consent applications for severances and easements/right-of-ways. The Town of Grimsby’s Committee of Adjustment is comprised of five (5) community members, appointed by Council. All decisions are made available to the public.

  • Committee of Adjustment                                            Agendas          Minutes

Planning and Development Public Meetings

The Planning Department regularly holds open houses and public meetings for Official Plan Amendments, Zoning By-law Amendments, Plan of Subdivisions, and some Plan of Condominium applications.

  • Planning and Development Public Meetings              Agendas          Minutes

Archived Agendas and Minutes

  • Administration and Finance Committee                    Agendas          Minutes
  • Parks, Recreation and Culture Committee                Agendas          Minutes
  • Planning and Development Committee                    Agendas          Minutes
  • Public Works Committee                                            Agendas          Minutes
  • Selection Committee                                                   Agendas          Minutes
  • Transit Investigation Advisory Committee               Agendas          Minutes

Agendas and minutes dating back to 2007 are available online.  For older agendas and minutes, please contact the Town Clerk.

 

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