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 Pembroke City Council

The present Corporation of the City of Pembroke Council was established during the October 22, 2018 municipal elections for a four-year term ending in November 15, 2022. Five Councillors and one Deputy Mayor make up this Council under the chairmanship of Mayor.

The present Council are:

Mayor Michael LeMay
613-735-6821 ext. 1399
fax:  613-735-3660
cell:  613-633-6174
Planning and Development Committee Vice-Chair

Deputy Mayor Ron Gervais
613-735-6821 ext. 1390
fax:  613-735-3660
cell:  613-281-3162
office:  613-732-3621
Operations Committee Chair

Councillor Brian Abdallah
613-735-6821 ext. 1392
fax:  613-735-3660
Parks and Recreation Committee Vice-Chair

Councillor Ed Jacyno
613-735-6821 ext. 1395
fax:  613-735-3660
Finance and Administration Committee Vice-Chair
Operations Committee Vice-Chair

Councillor Patricia (Pat) Lafreniere
613-735-6821 ext. 1391
fax:  613-735-3660
Parks and Recreation Committee Chair

Councillor Andrew Plummer
613-735-6821 ext. 1393
fax:  613-735-3660
Finance and Administration Committee Chair

Councillor Christine Reavie
613-735-3681 ext. 1394
fax:  613-735-3660
Planning and Development Committee Chair

For general email correspondence send email to

For more information:

City of Pembroke
1 Pembroke St E
Pembroke ON K8A 3J5
Phone : (613) 735-6821 x 1390
Fax: (613) 735-3660

Committees and Boards

The City of Pembroke has a number of Committees and Boards that serve the community and help advise and inform the Mayor and Councillors on matters that affect the public.
At the beginning of each term of Council, appointments are made to the City’s Committees and Boards.  Appointments are available for the following Committees and Boards:

  • Accessibility Advisory Committee
  • Civic Awards Committee
  • Community Improvement Panel
  • Pembroke Economic Development/Tourism Advisory Committee
  • Emergency Management Program Committee
  • Keeping Pembroke Beautiful Committee
  • Ottawa River Energy Solutions (ORES)
  • Ottawa River Power Corporation (ORPC)
  • Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee
  • Pembroke & Area Airport Commission
  • Pembroke Police Services Board
  • Pembroke Public Library Board
  • Planning Advisory and Adjustment Committee (PAAC)
  • Seniors’ Affairs Advisory Committee
  • Waste Management Public Liaison Committee

The City of Pembroke invites residents who are interested in serving on one of the City's Boards or Committees for the 2018-2022 Council term to submit an application by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, December 21, 2018.


Citizen involvement in local government is an essential part of the democratic process and there are many ways in which you can voice your concerns and become involved.  Regular Committee meetings and meetings of Council are open to the public and are held at 6:00 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of the month (excluding July and August) in Council Chambers at City Hall.  Please refer to the schedule attached or contact the Administration Department 613-735-6821 extension 1330 or email for more information.

pdf file2019 Committee and Council Meeting Schedule
pdf file2018 Council and Committee Meeting Schedule
pdf filePublic Meetings
pdf fileProcedural By-law
pdf fileClosed Meeting Complaint Form
Any complaints made in relation to closed meetings must be submitted on the established complaint form. Please see the Procedural By-law for more information.
pdf fileCouncil and Committee Schedule 2017
pdf file2016 Council and Committee Meeting Schedule
Delegations - Presenting Information to Committee or Council

A delegation is the formal name referred to in Council’s Procedural By-law for an individual or group who appear in person to present information at a Council or Committee meeting.   Delegations may only speak to items that are listed on the agenda for that meeting and all delegations shall address their concerns through the Chairperson presiding over the meeting.

What are the steps involved?  What is the process?  How do I apply?

Requests to appear as a delegation, must be in writing and sent to the Clerk’s department at 1 Pembroke Street East, Pembroke, ON  K8A 3J5 or by email All requests are reviewed by the CAO/Clerk and may be forwarded to the Executive Committee of Council to make a decision.  Not all delegation requests will be approved.  Your request may be directed to other Committees or to staff.  A member of the Administration office will contact you with the decision of the CAO/Clerk and/or Executive Committee.  If your request is approved, you will be provided with further details including the meeting time and date and what specific Committee meeting you will attend.

Please see the attached procedures for more information.  For further clarification regarding the process or with respect to questions relating to Council or Committee meeting agendas, please contact the Clerk’s department at 613-735-6821 extension 1330 or email  Further information can also be found be referencing the Procedural By-law.

Please take note that all general correspondence supplied to Council are considered as a public document.  


Calendars & Minutes from previous years