Regulation Under the Municipal Act, 2001 - Council Composition - Regional Municipality of York
Regulation - Minister
Bill or Act:
Municipal Act, 2001
Summary of Decision:
O. Reg. 279/13 (Council Composition - Regional Municipality of York) made under the Municipal Act, 2001 came into force on October 18, 2013.
O. Reg. 279/13 enables the Regional Municipality of York to exercise its power under section 218 of the Act to change the size of its council by increasing the number of members from the Corporation of the City of Vaughan from four to five.
August 23, 2013
Summary of Proposal:
The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing is proposing to enact a regulation under the Municipal Act, 2001 that would authorize the Regional Municipality of York to initiate a local process to change the size of the York Regional Council to allow one additional member from the City of Vaughan.
This regulation would not itself alter the composition of the Council of the Regional Municipality of York.
The prescribed process is found in section 218 and 219 of the Municipal Act, 2011.
Local Government Policy Branch
Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing
777 Bay St
October 18, 2013