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Board of Health meetings typically take place on the second Wednesday of each month, excluding July and August. Meetings are held at Peterborough Public Health, unless indicated otherwise below. Community members and the media are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Agendas are posted on the Friday prior to each meeting, click on the appropriate date for the agenda package once it is available. For past Board Meeting proceedings please see the Meeting Archive below.  For electronic meetings, connection details will be posted for the media/public on the day of the meeting.

Next Meeting:

April 14, 2021
MEDIA/PUBLIC ACCESS:  1-833-353-8610 or 647-837-0586, Participant Code 7119305

May 12, 2021
June 9, 2021
September 8, 2021
October 13, 2021
November 10, 2021
December 8, 2021

To request archived meeting agendas and minutes please contact the Executive Assistant to the Board, Alida Gorizzan at agorizzan@peterboroughpublichealth.ca or 705-743-1000 x264.


January 13:  Agenda / Minutes / Summary

February 10:  Agenda / Minutes / Summary

March 10:  Agenda / Minutes / Summary


January 8:  Agenda / Minutes / Summary

February 12:  Agenda / Minutes / Summary

March 11:  Agenda / Minutes / Summary


May 13:  Agenda / Minutes / Summary

June 10:  Agenda / Minutes / Summary

September 9:  Agenda / Minutes / Summary

October 14:  Agenda / Minutes / Summary

November 12:  Agenda / Minutes / Summary

December 9:  Agenda / Minutes / Summary


January 12:  Agenda / Minutes / Summary

February 13:  AgendaMinutes / Summary

March 13: Agenda / Minutes / Summary

April 10:  Agenda / Minutes / Summary

April 16:  Agenda / Minutes / Summary

May 8:  Agenda / Minutes / Summary

June 12: Agenda / Minutes / Summary

July 17:  Agenda / Minutes / Summary

August 14:  Education Session

September 18:  Agenda / Minutes / Summary

October 9:  Agenda / Minutes / Summary

November 14:  Agenda / Minutes / Summary

December 11:  Agenda / Minutes / Summary

The Board of Health welcomes community involvement to determine what public health  programs and services are needed in Peterborough County and City. Public Health staff are always available to discuss any specific health issues and concerns with you.

You can also present any issues or concerns directly to the Board  of Health. If you wish to present information to the Board, please submit a  written request to the Chairperson of the Board of Health at least 24 hours  before the start of the meeting. This can be done via email,  fax (705-743-1810) or dropped off at 185 King Street, Peterborough.  Make  sure to include your contact information so we can notify you if your  presentation request has been accepted.

According to Board of Health policy, the Chairperson shall decide whether the delegation may make a presentation at  a meeting and accordingly, shall inform the Medical Officer of Health whether  to add the item to the agenda.  Presentations shall not exceed 10 minutes  except when answering questions posed by the Chairperson for clarification.

The Board of Health has three standing Committees:  Governance, Indigenous Health Advisory Circle and Stewardship.  Membership and meeting agendas are found below, and Terms of Reference can be viewed here. The Board Chair is an ex-officio member of all Committees. 

Governance Committee
Greg Connolley, Andy Sharpe, Councillor Don Vassiliadis, Deputy Mayor Bonnie Clark

2020 Meetings
February 27 - Agenda  /  Minutes
May 26 - Agenda / Minutes
December 15 - Agenda / Minutes  For public/media (audio):  1-855-453-6969, ID# 4704494

Indigenous Health Advisory Circle
Councillor Kathryn Wilson, Councillor Nodin Knott, Councillor Kim Zippel
Lori Flynn, Executive Director, Nogojiwanong Friendship Centre*, Kari Lepine, Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Peterborough and District Wapiti Métis Council*.  *Community volunteer appointed by the Board

2020 Meetings
February 11 - Agenda / Minutes
July 28 - Agenda / Minutes
October 27 - Agenda / Minutes

Stewardship Committee
Councillor Henry Clarke, Kerri Davies, Deputy Mayor Matthew Graham, Councillor Kathryn Wilson

2020 Meetings
February 5 - Agenda / Notes
March 4 - Agenda / Minutes
June 3 - Agenda / Minutes
August 12 - Agenda / Minutes
October 21 - Agenda / Minutes

Archived agendas and minutes for Committees are available by request.  Please contact the Executive Assistant to the Board of Health, Alida Gorizzan (agorizzan@peterboroughpublichealth.ca).