Council Committees


This committee oversees the archives and presents programs highlighting our past. It also is responsible for the Cambridge Hall of Fame.

Budget Committee Vice Chair

The chair and I are responsible for bringing a recommended budget to council for consideration.

Business Improvement Association (Hespeler BIA)

This arm’s length board markets and beautifies the core area of Hespeler

Cambridge 50+ Advisory Committee

This committee advises the 3 senior centres on issues related to older


Cambridge Celebration of Women

This program highlights International Women’s Day, Charter Day and Person`s Day. Councillor Reid partners with community group(s) who apply for the available funds.

Cambridge Council On Aging

This is a community group that is seeking positive changes to city policies and procedures that assist older adults. We are moving toward an Age Friendly city under the World Health Organization.

Cambridge Hall of Fame

This committee recommends to council, people who have contributed to the city and should be recognized.

Corporate Services Liaison

Councillor Adshade and I have monthly meetings with the corporate services deputy manager.

Economic Development Advisory Committee

This committee works with the Economic Department of the city to encourage business and industry to come to Cambridge and have resources to keep them here and viable.

Equal are We Conference

This partnership with the Cambridge YWCA plans a conference to address violence against women.

Financial Liaison

Councillor Mann and I have monthly meetings with the chief financial officer to keep abreast of how the budget is implemented.

Grants for Groups

This committee allots monies to groups in our community that meet our criteria.

Planning and Development Chair

This committee of all councillors hears all public meetings of planning applications to allow the public to comment. It also decides planning recommendations from staff after consultation with the public.

Striking Committee

This committee chooses people to serve on our advisory committees from those who have applied.