Mayor and Council

A picture of the 2022-2026 council members, including the Mayor and 8 Ward Councillors.

A picture of the 2022-2026 Council members, taken in Council Chambers at Town Hall. Pictured above (from left to right is: Councillor Don Howe, Councillor Veronica Charrois, Councillor Reg Freake, Councillor Delight Davoli, Major Jeff Jordan, Councillor Lianne Vardy, Councillor Jacob Baradziej, Councillor Jennifer Korstanje, and Councillor Nick DiFlavio).

Grimsby Town Council is governed by a Mayor and eight councillors who serve a four-year term. The current term of Council runs from November 2022 - 2026.

The Mayor is elected at large and the Councillors are elected by ward. The Town is divided into four wards with two Councillors elected in each. To find out what ward you live in, click this link to access the Town's ward locator.

Council Schedule

Council meetings are generally the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month. Currently the meetings are available through electronic participation. All meetings are televised on YourTV Ch. 700 across the Niagara Region on the Wednesday following a Monday meeting at 1:00 PM. (For Grimsby Town Council meetings delayed by a holiday Monday or schedule change, the broadcast time on YourTV would be later that same week).

A full calendar of Council and Committee meetings is available for your review.

Speaking at council as a delegation

Residents wishing to appear before a Standing Committee or Council as a delegation must put their request in writing. Contact the Town Clerk directly to make your request.

Complete a delegation request form

The deadline to submit a request to speak before a Standing Committee or Council as a delegation is the Friday (by noon) prior to the upcoming meeting. For more information please visit here.

Code of Conduct for members of council

In addition to their statutory responsibilities under the Municipal Act, the Mayor and Councillors are subject to the Code of Conduct for Members of Council.

Procedural By-law and Simplified Procedures

The Town's Procedural By-law has been established to govern the proceedings of Council and Standing Committee meetings.

Simplified Meeting Procedures have been established to govern the proceedings of Advisory Committee meetings.

2022 Council Expenditures

Please see the Statement of Remuneration and Expenses for Members of Council for 2022 Council Expenditures.

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