Loon on the Lake

Environment and Stewardship Committee

The Environment and Stewardship Committee provides recommendations to Council on environmental initiatives, energy conservation measures and support for waste diversion with an emphasis on public education and inter-agency collaboration.

Agenda and Minutes

Agenda and minutes from the committee are public documents and available through the Algonquin Highlands CivicWeb Portal

Terms of Reference

The Environment and Stewardship Committee is guided by the Terms of Reference established Council.  The committee has been tasked with the following goals:

  • The Environment and Stewardship Committee through its activities and support of Council will propose environmental initiatives, energy conservation measures and support for waste diversion. 
  • The Committee will undertake educational initiatives to raise the profile of the environment and to further public understanding environmental practices. 
  • The Committee will co-operate with, but avoid duplicating, the activities of other community organizations. 
  • The Committee will be a catalyst for local initiatives that promote environmental sustainability, integrity and conservation of municipal resources and the eco-systems within it. 
  • The Committee will develop a plan to make recommendations to enhance and promote Official Plan environmental objectives.

Membership

The Committee is represented by the following members: 

Current Committee members of the public are:

  • Sheila Ziman (representative of The Haliburton Land Trust)
  • Trish Hewitt (representative of Environment Haliburton)
  • Mary Jane McLeod
  • Phil Dube
  • John McHardy

Contact information

If you are interested in the activities of the Environment and Stewardship Committee please contact:

Melissa Murray
Environmental Coordinator
Phone: 705-489-2379 Ext. 332
Email: mmurray@algonquinhighlands.ca

Documents

Terms of Reference: Environment & Stewardship Committee