Municipal Governance

Council has been discussing and debating about changing how Council meetings are to be held. This is not a topic that many people understand. Let’s try and explain it in simple terms.

Under consideration are the current system called the “Coordinator System” and the alternative one known as “Standing Committees”.

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The 2022 Sunshine List is Out

It is that time of year again where we get to see who has made the Sunshine list here in Cobourg. 

The Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act requires organizations that receive public funding from the Province of Ontario to make public, by March 31 each year, the names, positions, salaries and total taxable benefits of employees paid $100,000 or more in the previous calendar year.

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Taking Responsibility for Safer Communities

It is time for Premier Ford and his Ministers to step up to the plate and take responsibility for the seemingly intractable problems that many municipalities, not only Cobourg, face.

The Cobourg Taxpayers Association calls upon the Government of Ontario to lead the way in suggesting solutions for dealing with social problems that are well beyond the scope and authority of town councils.

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Election Results 2022

Here are the election results of the 2022 municipal election. 6,757 (40.9%) people voted in the election.  

MayorLucas CLEVELAND3,391
Deputy Mayor
Nicole BEATTY3,817
Suzanne SEGUIN2,751
CouncillorAdam BUREAU4,111
Brian DARLING3,761
Aaron BURCHAT3,412
Miriam MUTTON3,260
Randy BARBER2,532
Mark MILLS2,362
Michael SPRAYSON2,336
Ashley BOUMAN2,269
Johnny PERCOLIDES1,261
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