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Blaine Mersereau – (403) 819-2080 /

Council Members

Council may be contacted via by adding the council member’s name to the email Subject line or directly at the individual coordinates below.

Reg McKinnon – (705) 782-9221 /

Gavin Grant – (705) 782-6600 /

Jason Kern – (647)-980-2792 /

Dalton MacFarlane –

Meetings Overview

Council meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month at the Johnson Township Council Chambers (Portable), at 1 Johnson Drive, Desbarats; or virtually due to the Covid-19 Pandemic guidelines.

Special meetings may be initiated at the call of the Mayor. The agenda for a Special Meeting of Council will be uploaded unto the website as soon as it becomes available.

Delegations: If you wish to address Council, you will need to request time on the agenda from the Clerk. Download a Delegation Request letter and form from the Forms page or pick one up at the township office.

Meeting Schedule

Visit the Meetings archive page to view earlier meetings.

Date Meeting Type Location Info Agenda Minutes Related
Feb 17, 2021
5:30 PM
Regular Council Meeting Virtual Via Zoom.



Special Notices

Registry of Disclosure 2019

Property Tax Facts

Property taxes are issued semi-annually, with each billing having two (2) installment due dates.

Interim tax bills are issued in February of each year

  • 1st installment – due mid-March
  • 2nd installment – due mid-May

Final tax bills are issued in August of each year

  • 1st installment – due mid-September
  • 2nd installment – due mid-November

Past due accounts are charged 1.25% interest monthly.

2017  Tax Rates

By-Law 2017-861

2018  Tax Rates

By-Law No. 2018 – 892