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NIAGARA ESCARPMENT COMMISSION

Ministry
NATURAL RESOURCES AND FORESTRY
URL
www.escarpment.org
Address
232 GUELPH STREET
GEORGETOWN
L7G4B1
Phone
(905) 877-5191
Fax
(905) 873-7452
Background
NIAGARA ESCARPMENT PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT ACT, RSO 1990, C. N.2, S. 5
Function

The Commission is responsible for administering the Niagara Escarpment Plan and a system of development control. Since the approval of the plan in 1985, its implementation and the processing of development permits and providing recommendations on plan amendments have been the Commission's ongoing responsibility.

Membership

The Lieutenant Governor in Council appoints seventeen members to the NEC. Of these 17, nine members must represent the public-at-large. The eight others must be appointed from a list of three employees or members of council submitted by the council of each upper-tier municipality and of each single-tier municipality that is outside an upper-tier municipality whose jurisdiction includes any part of the Niagara Escarpment Planning Area.

Term

There is no limitation in legislation.

Meetings
The Commission meets once a month, except December, at the Georgetown office. There are also policy meetings that generally occur twice annually, once in the spring and once in the fall. At the request of the Minister, may hold meetings at additional locations.
Remuneration
Appointees are remunerated according to Schedule B of the Agencies and Appointments Directive

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. CHAIR (PART-TIME) R.F. (RUSS) POWERS
04-Oct-2017 - 03-Oct-2019
DUNDAS
2. MEMBER (PART-TIME) GARY CARR
07-Mar-2018 - 06-Apr-2019
CAMPBELLVILLE
3. MEMBER (PART-TIME) BARRY BURTON
11-Apr-2018 - 10-May-2019
CREEMORE
4. MEMBER (PART-TIME) BRIAN STEWART BATY
27-May-2015 - 26-May-2019
FENWICK
5. MEMBER (PART-TIME) PAUL MCQUEEN
27-May-2015 - 26-May-2019
SINGHAMPTON
6. MEMBER (PART-TIME) ARLENE VANDERBEEK
17-Jun-2015 - 16-Jun-2019
DUNDAS
7. MEMBER (PART-TIME) DUNCAN MCKINLAY
28-Jun-2017 - 27-Jun-2019
RAVENNA
8. MEMBER (PART-TIME) PATRICIA GREIG
22-Jul-2015 - 21-Jul-2019
LION'S HEAD
9. MEMBER (PART-TIME) LINDA PIM
17-Aug-2017 - 16-Aug-2019
INGLEWOOD
10. MEMBER (PART-TIME) KAREN ELIZABETH (BETH) GILHESPY
20-Sep-2017 - 19-Sep-2019
GUELPH
11. MEMBER (PART-TIME) BURKHARD MAUSBERG
04-Oct-2017 - 03-Oct-2019
TORONTO
12. MEMBER (PART-TIME) JOHANNA DOWNEY
04-Nov-2015 - 03-Nov-2019
CALEDON
13. MEMBER (PART-TIME) DEBORAH HASWELL
15-Nov-2017 - 14-Nov-2019
OWEN SOUND
14. MEMBER (PART-TIME) JANET HORNER
02-Dec-2015 - 01-Dec-2019
MULMUR
15. MEMBER (PART-TIME) BRUCE MACKENZIE
11-Apr-2018 - 10-Apr-2020
GRIMSBY
16. MEMBER (PART-TIME) SUSAN ROBERTSON
11-Apr-2018 - 10-Apr-2020
GEORGETOWN
17. MEMBER (PART-TIME)