Changes to the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act requires municipalities to maintain a registry of all declarations made under this Act. The registry must include the original written declaration provided by the member of Council and must be available to the public.

Descriptions of conflicts declared in meetings not open to the public will be recorded as per Section 6(2) of the Act.

Copies of the Conflict of Interest Form for members of Council and Town Committees can be found here.

 Name
Meeting
Meeting Date 
Item 
Nature of Interest 
Declaration Form 
Councillor John Dunstall  Council (Closed Session)  April 15, 2019 Closed Session Councillor Dunstall declared a conflict of interest with respect to an item on the Closed Session agenda for April 15.  
Kathe Sharrow Heritage Advisory Committee April 16, 2019 5.e) - Heritage Register Update

Kathe Sharrow declared a conflict of interest with respect to Memorandum E – Heritage Register Update, as she is a personal friend of the owner of 112 Gibson Street.

Declaration Form
Councillor Lianne Vardy Council May 6, 2019 6.d) - Grimsby Energy Inc. Directors - Hold Harmless Indemnification Agreements

Councillor Vardy declared a conflict of interest with respect to Indemnification for GEI, GHI and Holdco 2 directors to be completely transparent.

 Declaration Form
Councillor Dave Sharpe Planning & Development August 27, 2019 3(a); I (b) - 226-228 Main St. E.

Councillor Sharpe declared a conflict of interest with respect to Item 3(a) and I(b), 226-228 Main Street East, as the applicant is his mom and step dad.

Declaration Form
Councillor John Dunstall

Council

(Closed Session)

November 4, 2019 11(c) - Closed Session

Councillor Dunstall declared a conflict of interest with respect to Closed Session Item 11(c), as he is the property owner of 15 Main Street East.

Declaration Form
Councillor Dave Sharpe

Planning & Development

November 12, 2019 PA 19-41 Councillor Sharpe declared a conflict of interest with respect to Report PA 19-41, 226-228 Main Street East Zoning Amendment Application, as the applicant is his mom and step dad. Declaration Form

Councillor

John

Dunstall

Council

(Closed Session)

March

2, 2020

3(a) - Closed Session

Councillor Dunstall declared a conflict of interest with respect to Closed Session Item 3(a), as he is the property owner of 15 Main Street East.

Declaration Form

Councillor

Kevin 

Ritchie

Council

March

2, 2020

11(a) - By-law 20-20

Councillor Ritchie declared a conflict of interest with respect to By-law 20-20, as his wife is a former Phelps employee. Declaration Form

Councillor Dave Sharpe

Planning Committee

March 10, 2020

9(a) - Closed Session

Councillor Sharpe declared a conflict of interest with respect to Closed Session Item 9(a), as his mom and step dad are the owner of 226-228 Main Street East.

Declaration Form

Councillor Dave Sharpe

Council

June 1, 2020

4(b) - FIN20-09

Councillor Sharpe declared a conflict of interest with respect to Report FIN20-09, as his parents own one of the houses (50 Casablanca Boulevard).

Declaration Form

Councillor Dave Sharpe

Committee of the Whole

October 19, 2020

5(a) Council Endorsement Package 

Councillor Sharpe declared a conflict of interest with respect to item 5(a) as his parents live on Main St. East within the study area.

Declaration Form

Councillor Dave Sharpe

Council

November 2, 2020

5(a) Closed Session & 14(a) By-law

Councillor Sharpe declared a conflict of interest with respect to items 5(a) & 14(a) as his parents live on Main St. East within the study area.

Declaration Form

Adam Mottershead

Committee of Adjustment

December 15, 2020

A19-20 Minor Variance - Hamilton Health Sciences

Adam Mottershead declared a conflict of interest in regards to Report A19-20 as he is volunteering as a Community Advisor and is providing input to the design team of the new West Lincoln Memorial Hospital project.

Declaration Form

Kevin Antonides

Committee of Adjustment

December 15, 2020

A19-20 Minor Variance - Hamilton Health Sciences

Kevin Antonides declared a conflict of interest in regards to Report A19-20 as he chairs the West Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation and is part of the campaign to raise funds for the local share portion of the hospital rebuild.

Declaration Form

Councillor Dave Sharpe

Council

December 21, 2020

6(a) Heritage Grimsby Advisory Committee Council Endorsement Package

Councillor Dave Sharpe declared a conflict of interest in regards to Item 6(a) as his parents live on Main Street East within the study area.

Declaration Form

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