The Joint Council Committee is responsible for the following:
- planning for the provision of effective and efficient fire and emergency services, in accordance with the Consolidated Fire Services Agreement between the Town's of Newmarket and Aurora;
- present and maintain a Master Fire Plan that meets the needs of the community and to provide strategic direction for approval by each of the Municipal Councils;
- recommend service levels, capital and operating budgets
The Joint Council Committee provides and administers a borderless, single tier of fire protection and prevention services throughout both Towns in accordance with the Consolidated Fire Services Agreement and the
Fire Protection and Prevention Act.
Town of Newmarket:
Councillor Tom Hempen
Councillor Jane Twinney (Vice-Chair)
Town of Aurora
Councillor John Abel (Chair)
Councillor Tom Mrakas
Councillor Michael Thompson
Agendas and Minutes
For Agendas and Minutes visit the
Agendas, Minutes and Meetings page.
Documents and Additional Information
For further information on the Joint Council Committee please visit the
Central York Fire Services website.
For more information on Committee Terms of Reference or agendas and minutes, contact Legislative Services at 905-953-5300 or e-mail
For more information on fire services, contact Central York Fire Services at 905-895-9222 or e-mail