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JoeGoPhoto-2 Top Row (L-R): Councillor Grant Purdy, Councillor Marty Souch, Councillor Joel Field, Councillor Wade Deighton, Councillor Ross O’ Hara

Bottom Row (L-R): Chief Administrative Officer/Treasurer Rick Charlebois, Mayor Brad Loosley, Councillor Donald Welten


MAYOR

JoeGoPhoto-8Brad Loosley
(519) 882-2073
bloosley@petrolia.ca


JoeGoPhoto-14Wade Deighton
(519) 466-8916
wdeighton@petrolia.ca
JoeGoPhoto-19 Joel Field
4361 Sixth Street
(519) 882-3903
jfield@petrolia.ca
JoeGoPhoto-10Ross O’Hara
(519) 882-1293
rohara@petrolia.ca
JoeGoPhoto-13Grant Purdy
(519) 312-2450
gpurdy@petrolia.ca
JoeGoPhoto-21Marty Souch
(519) 331-3061
msouch@petrolia.ca
JoeGoPhoto-22Don Welten
(519) 383-9303
dwelten@petrolia.ca

Council Meetings

All Council Meetings begin at 7:00pm and are held in the Council Chambers at Victoria Hall.

Agenda’s for the upcoming meetings will be posted the Friday prior to the meeting. Please join us.

Council Agendas
Council Meeting Schedule


Requesting a Certificate

We provide congratulatory certificates to individuals, groups, businesses and other organizations in Petrolia to commemorate anniversaries, birthdays, milestone occasions, official openings and other special honours.

If you would like to request a certificate, please include all of the following details:

• Type of certificate requested
• Name of recipient
• Address of recipient
• Date of anniversary/birthday/occasion
• Date of celebration (if different)
• Pick up or mailed?
• Mailed to recipient or contact?
• Your name
• Your phone number
• Your email
• Your address

These certificates are not civic endorsements.

Requests should be sent to Mandi Pearson – Deputy Clerk/Operations Clerk (at least 14 days prior to your event).
E-mail your request to: mpearson@petrolia.ca or call: (519)882-2350.


Requesting Town Pins

If your charitable organization, agency or sports team would like to hand out town pins at an upcoming meeting, event or tournament, please include the following details:

• Your name
• Your organization
• Your phone number
• Your address
• Your email
• Request and reason

Requests should be sent to Laurissa Ellsworth – Director of Marketing, Arts and Communications at least 14 days prior to your event.
E-mail your request to: lellsworth@petrolia.ca or call: (519)882-2350, Ext. 231.

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Council Remuneration Reports

2017 – Council remuneration and expense report

2016 Council Remuneration and Expense Report

2015 – Council remuneration and expense report

2014 – Council remuneration and expense report

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Council Code of Conduct

Council Code of Conduct

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Integrity Commissioner, Closed Meeting Investigator and Office of the Ombudsman

Integrity Commissioner:

Mr. John Mascarin of Aird & Berlis

T   416.865.7721
F   416.863.1515
E   jmascarin@airdberlis.com

Aird & Berlis LLP
 | Lawyers
Brookfield Place, 181 Bay Street, Suite 1800
Toronto, Canada   M5J 2T9 | airdberlis.com

FORMAL COMPLAINT PROCEDURE

1. Any individual who identifies or witnesses behaviour or activity by a Member that they reasonably believe contravenes the Code of Conduct may file a formal complaint to request an inquiry by the Integrity Commissioner as to whether a Member has contravened the Code of Conduct in accordance with the following requirements:

(a)        all complaints shall be in writing on the prescribed form (Formal Complaint Form # 1) and shall be dated and signed by an identifiable individual (the “complainant”);

(b)        the complaint must set out reasonable and probable grounds for the allegation that the Member has contravened the Code of Conduct and must be accompanied by a supporting sworn affidavit setting out the evidence in full in support of the allegation; and

(c)        Council may also file a complaint against any of its Members of an alleged contravention of the Code of Conduct by passing a resolution requesting the Integrity Commissioner to undertake an inquiry.

(2)        An elector, as defined in section 1 of the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act, or a person demonstrably acting in the public interest (collectively, a “complainant”) may file a formal request that the Integrity Commissioner carry out an inquiry concerning an alleged contravention of section 5, 5.1 or 5.2 of that statute by a Member in accordance with the following requirements:

(a)        all requests (also referred to as “complaints”) shall be in writing on the prescribed form (Complaint Form # 2), dated and signed by an identifiable individual (the “complainant”);

(b)        the request shall include a statutory declaration attesting to the fact that:

(i)         the complainant became aware of the contravention not more than six (6) weeks before the date of the complaint, or

(ii)        in the case where the complainant became aware of the alleged contravention during the period of time described in paragraph 1 of subsection 223.4.1(5) of the Municipal Act, 2001, that the complainant became aware of the alleged contravention during that period of time;

(c)        Council may also pass a resolution requesting the Integrity Commissioner to undertake an inquiry respecting an alleged contravention of sections 5, 5.1 or 5.2 of the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act by a Member and provide a statutory declaration as required by Section 1(2).

(3)        Complainants who file a formal complaint under Sections 1(1) or 1(2) must provide a full and complete record of evidence to the Integrity Commissioner who is under no obligation whatsoever to, but may, seek additional information to supplement or complete the evidentiary record to substantiate or support the allegations set out in the complaint or request. 

Filing of Complaint with the Integrity Commissioner

The complaint may be filed with:

(a)        the Clerk by hard copy or by e-mail, or

(b)        directly with Integrity Commissioner by a sealed hard copy or email (contact above)

 

I/C Investigations:

Bellchamber – Final Report Feb 12 2018

Closed Meeting Investigator:

Office of the Ontario Ombudsman https://ombudsman.on.ca/home

Ombudsman Complaint:

https://ombudsman.on.ca/have-a-complaint

Town of Petrolia – Ombudsman Report – May 2018