The Mayor of the Town of Innisfil has "strong mayor powers and duties" under Part VI.1 of the Municipal Act. These powers came into effect on October 31, 2023 and include the power to:

  • Appoint the Town’s Chief Administrative Officer
  • Determine the organizational structure
  • Hire, dismiss or exercise any other prescribed employment powers with respect to any division head or the head of any other part of the organizational structure
  • 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, Mayoral veto and a Council override process
  • Veto certain by-laws if the Mayor believes all or part of the by-law could interfere with a Provincial Priority
  • Submit matters for Council's consideration if the Mayor believes it will advance a prescribed Provincial Priority
  • Direct Town staff in writing

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

The Mayor is required to exercise these powers in writing and make them available to the public, subject to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. A public listing of Mayoral decisions and directions will be available on this page as decisions are made.

Mayoral decisions and directions
Decision NumberDate SignedSubject matter
MD 01-23 November 2, 2023 A decision to delegate certain Strong Mayor Powers
MD 02-23 November 8, 2023 A decision to approve by-laws passed at the November 8 Council Meeting
MD 03-23 November 15, 2023 A decision to approve by-laws passed at the November 15 Council Meeting
MD 04-23 November 22, 2023 A decision to approve by-laws passed at the November 22 Council Meeting