Office of the Mayor
I am honored to serve this wonderful community and to work towards making Collingwood a great place to live, work, and play. My priorities as Mayor are to ensure that the people of Collingwood have access to affordable housing, that development projects put the needs of the community first, and that we build a livable Collingwood. I believe that by working together, we can create a vibrant and prosperous Collingwood for all.
- NEW! Mayor's Newsletter - Mayor Hamlin has launched a Mayor's Newsletter to keep residents up to date on Council matters.
- Visit the Council page for contact information for all members of Council, Council Structure and Meeting information
- View the Town Events Calendar which includes Town organized events, flag raisings and other community events submitted by local organizations
Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday - 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Location: 97 Hurontario St., P.O. Box 157, Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 3Z5
Phone: 705-445-1030 ext. 3262
Gifted to the Town of Collingwood in 1965 by the Kiwanis Club of Collingwood to mark their golden anniversary, the chain of office was crafted to reflect the historic character of the Town of Collingwood , with each of the medallions representing a part of that important history which built our beautiful and desirable community.
The Municipal Act establishes specific duties that set apart the role of the mayor and their leadership and ceremonial responsibilities and the chain of office helps represent and acknowledge the importance and traditional role of that office. As such, the chain of office is usually only worn by the Mayor during official Town functions and special occassions.
The names of the current and all past Mayor's of Collingwood are inscribed on small plaques between each of the medallions that adorn the chain.
The Order of Collingwood was established in 1983, throughout the years the criteria has taken on many forms, but has always focused on recognizing exemplary volunteerism within the community. In 2003, the Companion of the Order was established to further recognize the volunteerism of previous recipients who continue to go above and beyond in their volunteer service to the community.
View Order of Collingwood Page for more information.
Congratulatory Certificates are issued to residents or organizations in Collingwood recognizing milestones and events such as birthdays, weddings, business anniversaries and retirements.
The Mayor, Deputy Mayor and members of Council regularly attend events, official openings, ribbon cutting ceremonies, speaking engagements and photo opportunities.
Individuals and organizations wishing to invite the Mayor, Deputy Mayor or members of Council to an event must first submit a formal request in writing to the Office of the Mayor.
A Letter of Welcome, Support or Congratulations from the Mayor may be requested by groups, organizations, businesses, or individuals requiring an advocate. Letters from the Mayor may be used for printed or display purposes and are issued to groups, organizations and businesses located or hosting events in the Town of Collingwood.
We’d like to share your business milestones! Whether it’s a new business opening, a business expansion or an anniversary, each milestone your business achieves is deserving of recognition and will inspire the businesses around you in this great community we have chosen to call home. Our Celebration Kit is available on request to book, and includes branded ribbon and 30″ branded scissors. If you would like the Mayor or her designate to attend your celebration, use the link below to fill out the form and the Office of the Mayor will be happy to arrange that. Request the Mayor and/or Celebratory Kit
Informational Tour: Do you have an existing business in Collingwood and would like to invite members of Council to tour your business premises? Please email DoBusiness@Collingwood.ca to connect with the Economic Development team and schedule an opportunity.
This policy sets out the Town of Collingwood’s approach to requests for support of public awareness campaigns, including proclamations, lighting of the Town Hall clock tower, and flag raisings. The policy also includes flag protocol and etiquette for the flying of flags on Town property, and on the Community Flag Pole.