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

Decision to delegate certain Strong Mayor Powers

MD 02-23

November 8, 2023

Decision to approve by-laws passed at the November 8 Council Meeting

MD 03-23

November 15, 2023

Decision to approve by-laws passed at the November 15 Council Meeting

MD 04-23

November 22, 2023

Decision to approve by-laws passed at the November 22 Council Meeting

MD 05-23

December 13, 2023

Decision to provide proposed capital budgets pursuant to O.Reg. 530/22

MD 06-23

December 13, 2023

Decision to approve By-laws passed at the December 13 Council Meeting

MD 07-23

December 18, 2023

Decision to provide the proposed 2024 Operating and Capital budgets pursuant to Section 284.16 of the Municipal Act, section 7 of O.Reg. 530/22

MD 08-23

December 20, 2023

Decision to approve by-laws passed at the December 20 Special Council Meeting

MD 01-24

January 10, 2024

Decision to approve by-laws passed at the January 10 Special Council Meeting

MD 02-24

February 14, 2024

Decision to approve by-laws passed at the February 14 Special and Regular Meetings of Council

MD 03-24

February 21, 2024

Decision to approve by-laws passed at the February 21 Special Council Meeting

MD 04-24

February 28, 2024

Decision to approve by-laws passed at the February 28 Council Meeting

MD 05-24

March 27, 2024

Decision to approve by-laws passed at the March 13 Special and Regular Meetings of Council

MD 06-24

March 27, 2024

Decision to approve by-laws passed at the March 20 Special Council Meeting

MD 07-24

March 27, 2024

Decision to approve by-laws passed at the March 27 Special and Regular Meetings of Council

MD 08-24

April 3, 2024

Decision to approve by-laws passed at the April 3 Council Meeting

MD 09-24

April 16, 2024

Decision for the preparation of the 2025-2026 Operating and Capital Budget

MD 10-24

April 17, 2024

Decision to approve by-laws passed at the April 17 Special Council Meeting