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Board of Health meetings typically take place on the second Wednesday of each month, excluding July and August with a start time of 5:30 p.m. Meetings are held in the Dr. J. K. Edwards Board Room 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.

2020 Dates 

February 12, 2020

March 11, 2020

April 8, 2020 (@ Havelock, location TBC)

May 13, 2020

June 10, 2020 (@ Hiawatha First Nation)

September 9, 2020

October 14, 2020 (@ Curve Lake First Nation)

November 11, 2020

December 9, 2020


The Board of Health has three standing Committees:  Governance, Indigenous Health Advisory Circle and Stewardship.  Membership and meeting agendas for 2019 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
To be scheduled

2019 Meetings
January 12 - Agenda / Minutes
April 2 - Agenda / Minutes
September 3  - Agenda / Minutes
November 19  - Agenda / Minutes (to be approved)

Indigenous Health Advisory Circle
Councillor Kathryn Wilson, Councillor Nodin Knott, Michael Williams, 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
To be scheduled

2019 Meetings
January 12 - Agenda / Minutes
March 26 - Agenda / Minutes
May 28 - Agenda/ Minutes
December 10 - Agenda / Minutes (to be approved)

Stewardship Committee
Councillor Henry Clarke, Catherine Praamsma, Kerri Davies, Deputy Mayor Matthew Graham

2020 Meetings
To be scheduled

2019 Meetings
January 12 - Agenda / Minutes
February 5 - Agenda / Minutes
March 6 - Agenda / Minutes
July 11 - Agenda / Minutes
August 14 - Agenda / Minutes
October 29 - Agenda / Minutes (to be approved)

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).

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 8:  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


January 10:  Agenda / Minutes

February 10:  AgendaMinutes

March 14:  AgendaMinutes

April 11:  AgendaMinutes

May 9:  AgendaMinutes

June 13:  Agenda / Minutes

June 19:  Agenda / Minutes

September 12:  Agenda / Minutes

October 10:  Agenda / Minutes

November 14:  Agenda / Minutes

November 29: Agenda / Minutes

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.