Mayoral Decisions

Strong mayor powers were expanded to the Mayor of Barrie and 25 other large and fast-growing municipalities, on July 1, 2023. The designated municipalities are single- or lower-tier municipalities with a population over 100,000, or growing to 100,000 by 2031, that have submitted a housing pledge to the province.

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. Mayoral decisions are listed below.

The March 6, 2024, City Council meeting was chaired by Deputy Mayor, R. Thomson. The Deputy Mayor cannot exercise mayoral decisions.
DecisionShort Description
MD010-24Written approval of by-laws. Dated June 4, 2024.
MD009-24Written approval of by-laws. Dated May 15, 2024.
MD008-24Written approval of by-laws. Dated May 1, 2024.
MD007-24Written approval of by-laws. Dated April 17, 2024.
MD006-24Written approval of by-laws. Dated March 27, 2024.
MD005-24  Written approval of by-law. Dated February 28, 2024.
MD004-24                  Written approval of by-law. Dated February 7, 2024.
MD003-24Written approval of by-laws. Dated January 31, 2024.
MD002-24Written approval of by-laws. Dated January 17, 2024.
MD001-24Written approval of by-law. Dated January 10, 2024.
MD010-23Written approval of by-laws. Dated December 13, 2023.
MD009-23Written approval of by-laws. Dated December 6, 2023.
MD008-23Written approval of by-laws. Dated November 22, 2023.
MD007-23Written approval of by-laws. Dated November 8, 2023.
MD006-23Written notice to decrease the time to veto amendments passed by resolution of City Council concerning the City Operating and Capital Budgets and Service Partner Budgets from 10-days to 5-days. Dated November 8, 2023.
MD005-23Written approval of by-laws. Dated November 1, 2023.
MD004-23Written approval of by-laws. Dated October 25, 2023.
MD003-23Written approval of by-laws. Dated October 4, 2023.
MD002-23Written approval of by-laws. Dated September 20, 2023.
MD001-23Written approval of by-laws. Dated August 16, 2023.