The Corporation of the City of Kawartha Lakes


Kawartha Lakes Community Pandemic Recovery Task Force

Meeting Commencing at 10:00 AM - Electronic Participation Only
Human Services Boardroom
68 Lindsay Street North, Lindsay, Ontario
  • Councillor Ron Ashmore
  • Councillor Pat Dunn
  • Councillor Doug Elmslie
  • Councillor Tracy Richardson
  • Director Rod Sutherland
  • Fire Chief Mark Pankhurst
  • Penny Barton Dyke
  • Marina Hodson
  • Heather Kirby
  • Lynda Nydam
  • Amy Terrill
  • Pam Stuckless
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Co-Chair Heather Kirby called the meeting to order at 10:03 a.m.

Councillor Ashmore, Councillor Dunn, Councillor Elmslie, Councillor Richardson, Fire Chief Mark Pankhurst, Rod Sutherland Director Human Services, Penny Barton Dyke Executive Director, United Way City of Kawartha Lakes, Marina Hodson Executive Director, Kawartha North Family Health Team, Heather Kirby Executive Director, Kawartha Lakes Food Source, Lynda Nydam Executive Director, Children’s Service Council, Pam Stuckless Director Health Promotion Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit, Amy Terrill Executive Director, Kawartha Lakes Boys and Girls Club were in attendance.

City Staff in attendance: Jamie Anderson CEO Kawartha Lakes Public Library, Barb Condie Accessibility Officer, Shelley Cooper Community Partnership, Holly Russett Executive Assistant Human Services.

Regrets: Brenda Stonehouse Strategy and Innovation Specialist.

  • Moved ByCouncillor Elmslie
    Seconded ByCouncillor Dunn

    That the May 10th, 2021 Community Pandemic Recovery Task Force agenda be adopted as circulated.


There were no declarations of pecuniary interest disclosed.

  • Moved ByA. Terrill
    Seconded ByCouncillor Richardson

    That the minutes of the Community Pandemic Recovery Task Force meeting held on March 22, 2021, be adopted as circulated.


Amy gave an update on the Gaps Working Group. They've been working on learning opportunities and the very successful workshops being held.The most recent Innovation Workshops were well facilitated by Brenda and well attended.

Additional learning opportunities based on identified needs are being setup in a new series of workshops that will be delivered by Pinnguaq Association.

Marina Hodson is also helping to arrange a Mental Health in the workplace workshop which will also be offered at a later date.

Lynda asked if workshop evaluations have been built into the workshops? Amy will look into this, a great idea!

Heather gave an update on the second round of the Community Pandemic Recovery Fund approved by Council on April 19th. The application went live on-line April 27th and closes May 14th at 4pm.

No discussion

To be determined

The next meeting will be held on Monday, June 14, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. via Electronic Video Meeting.

  • Moved ByCouncillor Dunn
    Seconded ByCouncillor Elmslie

    That the Community Pandemic Recovery Task Force Meeting adjourn at 10:30 a.m.

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