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Boards and Committees

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Boards and Committees of Council
(Members Appointed by City Council)
 

Accessibility Advisory Committee

The Accessibility Advisory Committee advises Council regarding the City's annual accessibility plan. The Committee reviews municipal policies, programs and services to identify, remove and prevent barriers to persons with disabilities.

Nancie Scott, Accessibility Coordinator
Phone705-541-7310
Emailn.scott@cityssm.on.ca

Best for Kids Committee

The Sault Ste. Marie Best for Kids Committee supports City Council on all matters relating to young families and children by providing advice, information and recommendations which encourage the development of policies and programs that address the needs of children and families.

Virginia McLeod, Manager - Recreation and Culture
Phone705-759-5311
Emailv.mcleod@cityssm.on.ca

Christmas Lighting Committee

The purpose of the Christmas Lighting Award Program is to recognize and encourage the efforts of local residents and businesses who light up their homes and businesses in the spirit of the Christmas holiday season. Four citizens and four members of Council are appointed for a two-year term.
 
Malcolm White, City Clerk
Phone705-759-5388
Emailcityclerk@cityssm.on.ca

Committee of Adjustment

The Committee of Adjustment is a statutory tribunal to review applications for minor variances and land severances and to decide whether proposed changes are acceptable to good building and planning practices in the City.

Michelle Kelly, Secretary Treasurer
Phone705-759-5411
Emailm.kelly@cityssm.on.ca

Committee of Revision (Local Improvement)

The Committee of Revision hears objections against proposed assessments for local improvements, including the accuracy of frontage measurement. Three citizens are appointed to the committee for a two-year term.
 
Malcolm White, City Clerk
Phone705-759-5388
Emailcityclerk@cityssm.on.ca

Community Development Award Committee

The Community Development Award Committee recognizes exceptional community development projects. Every year, City Council presents this award to a local business or organization with the goal of highlighting innovative ideas and inspiring others to meet the standards set by successful projects.

Peter Tonazzo, Planner
Phone705-759-2780
Emailp.tonazzo@cityssm.on.ca

Conferences & Major Special Events Funding Committee

The Conferences and Major Special Events Funding Committee makes recommendations to City Council for the provision of financial support and incentives to eligible groups to facilitate hosting certain conferences and major special events. Three members of Council are appointed to the committee for a two-year term, with municipal staff and Tourism Sault Ste. Marie staff as resource.
 
Rachel Tyczinski, Deputy City Clerk
Phone705-759-5388
Emailr.tyczinski@cityssm.on.ca

Cultural Advisory Board

The Cultural Advisory Board makes recommendations to City Council regarding the cultural and artistic life of the community and the implementation of the City's Cultural Policy.  The Board screens applications for civic grants for cultural endeavours and recommends the awarding of such grants to City Council.

Virginia McLeod, Manager Recreation and Culture
Phone705-759-5311
Emailv.mcleod@cityssm.on.ca

Downtown Business Improvement Area (Downtown Association)

The Downtown Business Improvement Area Board of Management oversees the improvement, beautification and maintenance of municipally-owned land, buildings and structures in the downtown and promotes the area as a business or shopping area. One or more directors are appointed directly by Council and up to eight directors are selected by a vote of the membership of the improvement area and then appointed by Council.
 
Josh Ingram, General Manager
Phone705-942-2919
Emailinfo@saultdowntown.com

Emergency Management Planning Committee

The Emergency Management Planning Committee is responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of the City's Emergency Management Program.

Lauren Perry, Emergency Management Coordinator
Phone705-541-5173
Emaill.perry@cityssm.on.ca

Environmental Monitoring Committee

The Environmental Monitoring Committee (EMC) is the formal contact with the public for landfill operations and is mandated under the Certificate of Approval for the City landfill.

Catherine Taddo, Land Development and Environmental Engineer
Phone705-759-5380
Emailc.taddo@cityssm.on.ca

Fence Viewers Committee

Fence viewers arbitrate fencing disputes between neighbouring property owners under the Line Fences Act. The Act applies where one owner wants to construct, repair or maintain a fence on a property boundary line, but is unable to reach agreement with the other owner on the type of fence to be erected, the sharing of the costs of the fence, or both of these issues. Three citizens are appointed to the committee for a two-year term.
 
Rachel Tyczinski, Deputy City Clerk
Phone705-759-5388
Emailr.tyczinski@cityssm.on.ca

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee reviews and advises City Council on matters relating to financial reporting and assurance that an effective control and governance framework is in place.

Shelley Schell, CFO / City Treasurer
Phone705-759-5355
Emails.schell@cityssm.on.ca

Historic Sites Board

The Historic Sites Board is responsible for the management of properties of historical interest including the Ermatinger•Clergue National Historic Site.

Kathy Fisher, Curator ECNHS
Phone705-759-5443
Emailk.fisher@cityssm.on.ca

Municipal Environmental Initiatives Committee (Green Committee)

The Municipal Environmental Initiatives Committee (Green Committee) identifies current environmental activities and develops a plan to reduce the corporation's carbon footprint.

Madison Zuppa, Area Coordinator - Environmental Services
Phone705-541-7175
Emailm.zuppa@cityssm.on.ca

Municipal Heritage Committee

The Municipal Heritage Committee advises City Council on matters relating to the conservation of buildings of cultural heritage value or interest and heritage conservation districts. The Committee also makes recommendations on restoration grants.

Virginia McLeod, Manager Recreation and Culture
Phone705-759-5311
Emailv.mcleod@cityssm.on.ca

Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee advises, assists and makes recommendations to Council in the provision of parks and recreation services, programs and facilities.

Virginia McLeod, Manager Recreation and Culture
Phone705-759-5311
Emailv.mcleod@cityssm.on.ca

Property Standards Appeal Committee

The Property Standards Appeal Committee considers appeals of Orders to Comply issued by the Property Standards Officer on properties not meeting minimum property standards pursuant to the City's Property Standards By-law 2012-9.

Michelle Kelly, Residential Standards Secretary
Phone705-759-5411
Emailm.kelly@cityssm.on.ca

Sault Ste. Marie Public Library

The Library Board is a statutory board under the Public Libraries Act.

Matthew MacDonald, Acting CEO/Director
Phone705-759-5246
Emailm.macdonald@cityssm.on.ca

Walk of Fame Selection Committee

The Walk of Fame Selection Committee selects recipients of the Walk of Fame award to recognize individuals who have achieved excellence in a competitive athletic endeavour or cultural, academic or humanitarian field. 

Rachel Tyczinski, Deputy City Clerk
Phone705-759-5388
Emailr.tyczinski@cityssm.on.ca

Boards and Committees Not of Council
(Members Appointed by City Council)


Algoma District Municipal Association


Algoma Public Health


Celebrating International Friendship Committee Bridgewalk Group

Peter M. Petainen, Manager Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge Authority

District of Sault Ste. Marie Social Services Administration Board

Adele Nanne, Executive Assistant
Phone705-541-7300
Emaila.nanne@cityssm.on.ca

Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities


Humane Society

Cindy Ross, Manager
Phone705-949-3573

Museum Management Board

The Sault Ste. Marie & 49th Field Regiment R.C.A. Historical Society is dedicated to the collection and preservation of artifacts, archival items, documents and other items of historical significance, and to the promotion of public awareness of the history of the Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma District. The Historical Society maintains and operates the Museum on the City's behalf. The Sault Ste. Marie Museum Management Board consists of a fifteen person volunteer Board of Directors made up of citizen appointees, two 49th Field Regimental Senate appointees and one City appointee (Manager of Recreation and Culture).
 
Julia Victoria Piskiewicz, Director/Curator
Phone705-759-7278
Emailinfo@saultmuseum.ca

Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation

Daniel Hollingsworth, Executive Director
Phone705-759-5428
Emaild.hollingsworth@ssmedc.ca

Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre Board of Directors

Peter Bruijns, Executive Director
Phone705-942-7927

Sault Ste. Mare Physician Recruitment and Retention Committee

Christine Pagnucco, Physician Recruitment Coordinator
Phone705-759-3720
Emailpagnuccoc@sah.on.ca

Sault Ste. Marie Police Services Board

Ruth TenBrinke, Secretary
Phone705-949-6300

Sault Ste. Marie Region Conservation Authority

Rhonda Bateman, Secretary/Manager
Phone705-946-8530 ext. 205
Emailrbateman@ssmrca.ca

Sault Trails Advocacy Committee

Don McConnell, Planning Director
Phone705-759-5368
Emaild.mcconnell@cityssm.on.ca

St. Marys River Marine Heritage Centre (Norgoma) Board of Directors


St. Marys River Bi-National Public Advisory Committee


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