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Current Council

Hastings Highlands has seven Members of Council. 

The Elected Officials for Hastings Highlands for the 2018-2022 Term of Council are:


Vic Bodnar

Vic A. Bodnar
office: 613 338-2811 ext 201
1-877-338-2818 ext 201
cell: 613 334-5788
Tracy Hagar

Deputy Mayor
Tracy Hagar
cell: 613 334-7421
work: 613 338-3338


Tony Fitzgerald Councillor 
Tony Fitzgerald
home: 613 338-3092


 Councillor Matheson Councillor 
Nancy Matheson
Dorothy Gerrow Councillor 
Dorothy Gerrow
cell: 705-340-1075
(try cell # first)
home: 613-338-5405

Tammy Davis

Tammy Davis
home & cell 613-338-5645
Alex Walder
home: 613-338-0028

Notice: Correspondence to Council

The Municipality of Hastings Highlands collects personal information in your communications to Council or its Committees under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001.

This information is collected to enable Council and/or its Committees to make informed decisions on the relevant issue(s). Individuals who make submissions to Council should be aware that any personal information in their communications may become part of the public record and may be made available through the Council agenda process which includes publication on the Municipality’s website.

Please direct any questions about this collection to the Municipal Clerk: Suzanne Huschilt at 613 338-2811 ext 277

Council Meetings are usually held the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 9:00 a.m. in the Council Chambers at 33011 Local Road 62 at the back door entrance. However, some months only have one meeting per month or need to be scheduled 1 week early or 1 week late due to scheduling conflicts. Please check the Events Coming up calendar on the home page of the website for any changes to the Council schedule.

Members of the public are welcome to attend and watch council meetings however only pre-registered delegates are permitted to speak or address council when it’s in session.

There are 15 minutes near the beginning of the Council Meeting and there are 15 minutes near the end of the Council Meeting on the Agenda for Questions from the public pertaining to items that appear on the Agenda.

The Municipality of Hastings Highlands Regular Meetings of Council 2019 Schedule

January 16, 2019  Operations and Planning

February 6, 2019  Planning

February 20, 2019 Operations

March 6, 2018  Planning

March 20, 2019  Operations

April 3, 2019  Planning

April 17, 2019  Operations

May 1, 2019  Planning

May 15, 2019  Operations

May 29, 2019  Planning  at 6:00 p.m.    *moved ahead 1 week

June 26, 2019  Operations    *delayed 1 week

July 17, 2019  Operations and Planning

August 14, 2019  Operations and Planning

September 4, 2019 Operations and Planning

October 2, 2019  Planning

October 16, 2019 Operations

November 6, 2019 Planning

November 20, 2019 Operations

December 4, 2019 Operations and Planning  


Council Appointments for the 2018-2022 Term

Committee/Board Name

Member Appointed

Bylaw #




Committee of Adjustment


*to be re-appointed in December 2019

Tracy Hagar*

Nancy Matheson*

Tony Fitzgerald*, Chair

Vic A. Bodnar (Ex-Officio)


Hastings Highlands Cemetery Board

Dorothy Gerrow, Chair

Vic A. Bodnar (Ex-Officio)


Budget Ad Hoc Committee
(This committee has come to an end for 2019)

Dorothy Gerrow, Chair

Alex Walder

Vic A. Bodnar 


Property Standards Committee

Alex Walder

Tammy Davis

Tony Fitzgerald

Vic A. Bodnar (Ex-Officio)


Waste Management
Ad-Hoc Committee

Tammy Davis

Dorothy Gerrow, Chair

Nancy Matheson

Vic A. Bodnar (Ex-Officio)


Hastings Highlands Public Library Board (HHPL)

Vic A. Bodnar





Maynooth and Hastings Highlands Business Association (MHHBA)

Nancy Matheson


Municipal Dog Pound Board

Dorothy Gerrow


Municipal Economic Development Partners Group

Tracy Hagar

Vic A. Bodnar (altnernate)


North Hastings Economic Development Committee (NHEDC)

Tracy Hagar




North Hastings Arena Commission

Tony Fitzgerald


Eastern Ontario Trails Alliance (EOTA) Board

Alex Walder


Economic Development Champions Group

Nancy Matheson


Bancroft and Area Community Policing Advisory Committee

Tammy Davis


North Hastings Non-Motorized Trail Committee

Alex Walder


North Hastings Physician Recruitment and Retention Committee

Tracy Hagar 2019-051



Delegations and Presentations for Council are conducted at each Council Meeting.

Anyone wishing to make a presentation to Council is required to complete a "Request To Address Council" form, (pdf below) and submit it to the Municipal Clerk, who will advise the date and time to make the presentation. Applications must submitted by 4pm on the Wednesday the week prior to the 'Preparation' of the Council Meeting (2 weeks before the Council Meeting) along with any documentation, for inclusion in the distributed Council package. You must submit your presentation.
Please contact the Municipal Clerk Suzanne Huschilt at 613-338-2811 ext. 277

"Request to Address Council" Form can be found in the Summary Documents section on the bottom of this page.


Council Agendas and Minutes

General Concerns 

For general enquiries pertaining to a municipal service, please print and fill out first a Request for Services Form (at the bottom of this page) and send to the office to give to the appropriate department. If the Service is not satisfactory, then you may proceed to print and fill out a Complaint Form and send to our Municipal Clerk:

Suzanne Huschilt 
Phone: 613 338-2811 ext.277

Our complaint policy is at the bottom of the page.

If you choose, you many contact the Ombudsman's office to lodge a complaint at 1-800-263-1830 or for more info. 
Any questions about Council Agendas or Minutes, please contact the Municipal Clerk.


Contact Information

Municipal Clerk - Suzanne Huschilt
Phone: 613 338-2811 ext.277

Current Council Documents