Administration Offices/Location and Contact Information

The offices for the Clerks, Finance, Building/Bylaw/Planning, Community Services, Environmental and Emergency Services Departments are located in the Administration Building at 7 Milne Street, Minden, Ontario K0M 2K0.

Our mailing address is PO Box 359, Minden, Ontario K0M 2K0.

The regular hours of operation for the Administration building are Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM and staff will be more than happy to assist you on municipal matters.

Telephone: 705-286-1260
Toll Free: 1-844-277-1260
Clerks Department Fax: 705-286-4917
Finance/BBP Fax: 705-286-6005
General Email: admin@mindenhills.ca


Staff Directory

Administration Department

CAO/Treasurer Lorrie Blanchard ext. 204
Clerk Vicki Bull ext. 215
Deputy Clerk    
Deputy Clerk/Administrative Assistant Shannon Prentice ext. 313
General Clerical Assistant Deanna Smith ext. 212


Building/Bylaw/Planning Department

Chief Building Official/MLEO/Planning Supervisor Colin McKnight ext. 210
Clerical Assistant Donna Sisson ext. 209
Building Inspector/Municipal Law Enforcement Officer Matt Wesley ext. 208
Building Inspector/Municipal Law Enforcement Officer Cassie Thomas  
Permit Clerk/Municipal Law Enforcement Officer Paula Ingram ext. 211
Planner Ian Clendening ext. 206
Planning Technician Katie Paroschy ext. 207


Community Services Department

Director of Community Services   705-286-1936 ext. 3
Supervisor, Facilities & Parks John Preston 705-286-1936
Clerical Assistant Janet Baker 705-286-1936 ext. 1


Economic Development & Cultural Centre Department

Economic Development, Destination & Marketing Officer Emily Stonehouse 705-286-2298
Community Development Coordinator Elisha Weiss 705-286-2808
Cultural Centre Curator Laurie Carmount 705-286-3763
Curatorial Programming Assistant Shannon Quigley 705-286-3154


Emergency & Fire Services Department

Fire Chief Nelson Johnson 705-286-1202


Finance Department

Director of Finance/Treasurer Lorrie Blanchard ext. 204
Accounts Payable Carrie Fairey ext. 203
Clerical Assistant/Accounting Clerk Melanie Oates ext. 200
Tax Clerk Val Roylance ext. 202
Tax Collector/Payroll Clerk Jane Leavis ext. 201


Public Works Department

Director of Public Works Travis Wilson 705-286-3144
Roads Operations Manager Chris Porter 705-286-3144
Roads Lead Hand Wayne Fountain  
Manager of Waste Facilities Tara Stephens 705-286-3144
Operator Ron Perrin  

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