Mayoral Decisions

The Mayor has special powers and duties under Part VI.1 of the Municipal Act.  These include powers to:

  • Bring matters to Council that advance certain Provincial priorities and veto any by-laws passed by Council that may interfere with the advancement of those priorities.
  • Create committees of Council, assign their functions and appoint the Chairs and Vice Chairs of committees of Council
  • Propose the Town’s budget subject to Council amendments, a Mayoral veto and a Council override process
  • Appoint and dismiss the Chief Administrative Officer as well as various leadership positions.
  • Direct Town staff in writing for certain purposes.

There are certain powers and duties the Mayor may choose to delegate.

To learn more about the special powers and duties, click here.

The Mayor is required to exercise those powers in writing and make them available to the public, subject to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Mayoral Decisions
Date               Number (Document)Subject Matter            

 

July 11, 2023

2023-01 

To retain certain powers to determine the organizational structure of the Town and to hire certain Town officials.

 August 2, 2023 2023-03 To direct the Director, People Services of the Town of Caledon to implement the Mayor's powers as they relate to the revocation and appointment of the Chief Administrative Officer of the Town.
October 5, 2023 2023-05 To delegate powers to determine the organizational structure of the Town, including employment matters.
January 5, 2024 2024-01 To establish a Single-Tier Transition Committee.
January 5, 2024 2024-02 To appoint a Chair and Vice-Chair to the Single-Tier Transition Committee.
Decision Not to Veto By-laws
Date               Number (Document)Subject Matter            
 July 26, 2023 2023-02 Decision not to veto bylaws
September 26, 2023 2023-04 Decision not to veto bylaws
October 24, 2023 2023-06 Decision not to veto bylaws
November 14, 2023 2023-07 Decision not to veto bylaws
November 28, 2023 2023-08 Decision not to veto bylaws
November 28, 2023 2023-09 Decision not to veto bylaws
December 12, 2023 2023-10 Decision not to veto bylaws
January 30, 2024 2024-03 Decision not to veto bylaws
February 20, 2024 2024-04 Decision not to veto bylaws

Mayoral declarations under section 5.3 of the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act

The Municipal Conflict of Interest Act requires the Mayor to disclose any pecuniary interest, direct or indirect, when exercising any of the power or duties assigned to them in Part VI.1 of the Municipal Act. Specifically, the Mayor:

  • shall, upon becoming aware of the interest in the matter, disclose the interest by filing a written statement of the interest and its general nature with the clerk of the municipality;
  • shall not use the power or exercise the duty with respect to the matter; and
  • shall not use their office in any way to attempt to influence any decision or recommendation of the municipality that results from consideration of the matter.
Mayoral Declarations
Date               Declaration