Mayor and Council

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Back Row (Left to Right): Michelle Norman, CAO, Councillor Jacqueline Godard, Councillor George Anderson, Councillor Nancy Tapley, Carrie Sykes, Director of Corporate Services/Clerk. Front Row (Left to Right): Councillor Rick Brooks, District Councillor Robert Lacroix, Mayor Terry Glover, and District Councillor Michael Peppard.

The Township of Lake of Bays is one of six lower-tier municipalities within the District Municipality of Muskoka. Council consists of 7 members:

  • 1 Mayor
  • 2 District Councillors
  • 4 Ward Councillors

Council is elected for a four-year term. The current term of Council began on December 4, 2018, and will end on November 14, 2022. All the voters in the Township elect the Mayor at large and the voters within their specific wards elect Council members.

Contact Council

Please feel free to contact the Mayor and Council with any questions or a matter of interest.


Mayor Terry Glover

Terry Glover

District Councillors

Councillor Mike Peppard

Mike Peppard, Franklin / Sinclair Wards


Councillor Lacroix

Robert Lacroix, Ridout / McLean Wards

Area Councillors

Councillor Tapley

Nancy Tapley, Franklin Ward


Councillor Brooks

Rick Brooks, Sinclair / Finlayson Ward


Councillor Anderson photo 

George Anderson, Ridout Ward


Councillor Godard

Jacqueline Godard, McLean Ward

Council Meetings

Council meets regularly in accordance with the Council Procedural By-law and meetings are open to the public. Agendas and minutes are available in the Council and Committee calendar

Many municipal Councils have implemented a Code of Conduct to ensure that Council and its Committees share a common basis of acceptable conduct.

In some cases a meeting or part of a meeting may be closed to the public, for more information see closed meetings.

Find out about speaking at a Council meeting if you wish to address Council about a specific topic or request.

Members of the public may observe the proceedings by accessing the live or recorded webcast at


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