Mayor & Council - Town of Ajax
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Mayor & Council

Mayor & Council 2015

Back row, left to right: Councillor Marilyn Crawford (Ward 1), Councillor Renrick Ashby (Ward 2), Councillor Joanne Dies (Ward 3), Councillor Pat Brown (Ward 4). Front row, left to right: Regional Councillor Colleen Jordan (Wards 3 & 4), Mayor Steve Parish, Regional Councillor Shaun Collier (Wards 1 & 2)

 About Ajax Council

Ajax Town Council consists of a mayor, two regional councillors and four ward councillors.

It is the role of the head of council (the Mayor) to:

  • act as chief executive officer of the municipality
  • carry out the duties as the head of council under the Municipal Act or any other Act
  • provide leadership to council
  • preside over council meetings
  • represent the municipality at official functions

It is the role of council:

  • represent the public and to consider the well-being and interests of the municipality
  • carry out the duties of council under the Municipal Act or any other Act
  • develop and evaluate the policies and programs of the municipality
  • determine which services the municipality provides
  • ensure that administrative practices and procedures are in place to implement the decisions of council
  • maintain the financial integrity of the municipality