Under the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act, The Corporation of Norfolk County is required to establish a public registry wherein written statements of pecuniary interest by Members of Council are maintained for public record.

Section 6.1 of the Act requires municipalities and local boards to establish and maintain registries that keep copies of statements filed under Section 5.1 and of declarations recorded under Section 6 of the Act.

For additional information, please contact Council Services Office at clerks@norfolkcounty.ca.

 

Declarations of Pecuniary Interest – Norfolk County 2019

February 20, 2019 – Budgets – Councillor Huffman declared a pecuniary interest in respect to the Employee and Corporate Services budget in respect to Administration salary benefits due to a family relationship in the department.

February 26, 2019 – Council – Councillor Van Paassen declared a deemed pecuniary interest in respect to Staff Report DCS 19-23 as potential common interests with personnel involved with the application. Councillor Van Paassen left Council Chambers for items 11. B), 13. G) and 13. L), and abstained from voting on the matters.

March 26, 2019 – Council – Councillor Van Paassen declared a conflict of interest in respect to By-Law 15-Z-2019 As he is a property owner in the general circulation area.

March 26, 2019 – Council – Mayor Chopp declared a conflict in respect to Staff Report F.S. 19-11 as she may have an interest in a property recommended for a tax reduction, refund or cancellation.

April 23, 2019 – Council – Councillor Van Paassen declared a conflict respecting By-Law 15-Z-2019 as he is within the circulation notice for the application. Councillor Van Paassen left the room for this item and abstained from voting.

May 21, 2019 – CIC (In Camera) – Councillor Columbus declared a conflict due to a family relationship related to an in camera report.

May 28, 2019 – Council – Councillor Columbus declared a conflict due to a family relationship related to an in camera report.

June 11, 2019 – Council – Mayor Chopp declared a conflict of interest in respect to the correspondence from the Integrity Commissioner. The Mayor was absent for the duration of this item.

June 18, 2019 – Council – Mayor Chopp declared a conflict of interest in respect to the motion regarding the reimbursement of Mayor’s salary. The Mayor was absent for the duration of this item.

July 2, 2019 – CIC (In Camera) – Councillor Columbus declared a deemed/indirect pecuniary interest in respect to Closed Session Item 6. A) CAO/HSS Verbal Update, Labour Relations Matter, as he has a family member employed with the Health and Social Services Division. Councillor Columbus was not present in Closed Session for this item and abstained from all matters respecting this item.