Boards and Committees

Seacliff Marina with Seagles

Serving on a municipal committee is one way to be involved and make a difference in your community. Committees provide advice to Council on specific community issues such as accessibility, uptown Leamington and animal control. Learn more about the role of Advisory Committees in our brochure.

At the commencement of Council's term and at various times throughout their term, the public is invited to volunteer their time and experience and participate in various committees.

Apply for Appointment to the Appeal Committee or Property Standards Committee 

Applications close December 16, 2022.


Advisory Committees

Erie Shores Community Transit

Erie Shores Community Transit Committee reviews the operation of accessible transit services.

There are two members of Council (Councillor Tiessen and Councillor Dunn) appointed to the Committee. This Committee meets as required. 

Essex Power Corporation

Pursuant to an agreement among the municipalities of Leamington, LaSalle, Amherstburg and Tecumseh, the Essex Powerlines Corporation was formed to provide hydro-electric services to those communities.

There is one member of Council (Mayor MacDonald) and one member of the public appointed from each municipality. 

The Board of Directors for the Essex Powerlines Corporation meets as required. Please view the Essex Powerlines website for more information.

Essex Region Conservation Authority

The Essex Region Conservation Authority is responsible for managing the natural resources of the Essex Region in partnership with Windsor, Essex County municipalities, Pelee Township and the Province of Ontario.

There are two members of Council (Deputy Mayor Verbeke and Councillor Jones) appointed to the Board of Directors, who meet on the 2nd Thursday of every month. Please visit the ERCA website for other information.

Kingsville-Leamington Animal Control Advisory Committee

The Animal Control Advisory Committee is an agreement between the Town of Kingsville and the Municipality of Leamington for the control of dogs and wildlife.

There are two members of Council (Councillor Hammond and Councillor Jones) appointed to the Committee, which meets as required.

Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority

The Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority Board is a watershed-based partner who provides local communities with service and information to help protect and enhance their environment.

The is one member of Council (Councillor Tiessen) appointed to the Board of Directors, who meet as required. Please visit the Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority website for more information.

Union Water Supply System Joint Board of Management

The Union Water Joint Board of Management is responsible for overseeing the operations of the Union Water Supply System serving Leamington, Kingsville and parts of Essex and Lakeshore.

There are six (6) members of Council (Mayor MacDonald, Deputy Mayor Verbeke, Councillors Dunn, Wilkinson, Hammond, and Jones) appointed to the Joint Board of Management, who meet on the 3rd Wednesday of each month. 

Please visit the Union Water Supply System website for meeting dates and other information.

Municipal Participation

Leamington Non-Profit Housing
The Non-Profit Housing Board reviews concerns with non-profit housing in Leamington. They have requested Council appoint one member (Councillor Dunn) to their Board of Directors, who meet as required. 
Migrant Worker Community Program

The Migrant Worker Community Program offers social, cultural, recreational and communication activities for migrant workers. They requested Council appoint one member (Councillor Dunn) to their Board of Directors, who meet as required.

Please visit the MWCP Facebook page for more information.

Statute Committees

Appeal Committee
The Appeal Committee hears appeals of decisions made by the Issuer of Licences with regard to issuing of business licences and taxi licences. The Appeal Committee is comprised of three (3) members of Council (Councillor Tiessen, Councillor Jones, Councillor Hammond and Mayor Hilda MacDonald, as alternate), who meet as required. 
Committee of Adjustment

The Committee of Adjustment is responsible for considering applications for minor variances to the Zoning By-law and consents for lot severances.

There are two members of Council (Councillor Tiessen and Councillor Wilkinson) and three members of the public appointed to the Committee.

Courts of Revision - Drainage & Local Improvements

The Court of Revision for the Drainage Act is an appeal body responsible for considering challenges to drainage work assessments. The Court of Revision for Local Improvements is responsible for considering appeals to assessed local improvement charges.

There are five (5) members of Council appointed (Deputy Mayor Verbeke and Councillors Hammond, Tiessen, Wilkinson, and Jones) to each Court of Revision, who meet as required. 

Election Compliance Audit Committee

The Election Compliance Audit Committee receives and makes decisions on applications for compliance audits of campaign finances for Council Candidates and Third Party Advertisers in a municipal election or by-election. 

The Committee is composed of four (4) members, one of which is to be designated as an alternate. 

Leamington Accessibility Advisory Committee

The Accessibility Advisory Committee advises about the preparation, implementation and effectiveness of the Municipality's Accessibility Plan.

The Committee is comprised of one member of Council (Councillor Hammond), three (3) residents with disabilities and one professional community member. The Committee meets quarterly. 

Police Services Board

The Police Services Board is responsible for the provision of police services in the Municipality, pursuant to the Ontario Police Services Act.

The Committee is comprised of three (3) members of Council (Mayor MacDonald and Councillor Hammond) and two members appointed by the Province of Ontario. The Board meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month. 


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Property Standards Committee
The Property Standards Committee is responsible for considering appeals to orders issued under the Property Standards by-law. There are three (3) members of Council appointed (Councillor Tiessen, Councillor Hammond, and Councillor Wilkinson) to the Committee, who meet as required. 
 Uptown Leamington Business Improvement Area

The Uptown Leamington Business Improvement Area was created by by-law to beautify, maintain and promote the Uptown area as a business or shopping area. There are two members of Council (Councillor Jones and Councillor Wilkinson) appointed to the Board of Directors, who meet as required. 




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