Brooklin Downtown Development Steering Committee




The Brooklin Downtown Development Steering Committee (BDDSC) is responsible for providing recommendations to Council on several matters including but not limited to:

  • Providing input into a downtown development strategy;
  • Reviewing and monitoring the implementation of downtown development initiatives including, but not limited to:
    • Streetscape improvement;
    • Fa├žade upgrades;
    • Parking, Transportation and Pedestrian circulation;
    • Downtown entrance and public open space treatment;
    • Marketing Strategies;
    • Development and Redevelopment opportunities;
    • Financial Incentives and Grants;
    • Programs and Events; and,
    • Heritage Initiatives;
  • Reviewing and providing input to the Whitby Official Plan Review, Brooklin Secondary Plan, and Community Improvement Plan; and,
  • Facilitating communication between various Downtown stakeholders.

Committee Members

Membership: 1 Member of Council, 9 Citizen Appointments, 1 Heritage Whitby Advisory Representative, 1 Whitby Chamber of Commerce Representative
  • Councillor Steve Lee (Mayors Designate)
  • Maria McDonnell (Staff Liaison)
  • Christy Chrus (Staff Liaison)
  • Dan Acre 
  • Rick Batty
  • Paul Haynes
  • Steve Kee (Chair)
  • Denise Laframboise (Vice-Chair)
  • Susan Madden
  • Cameron Richardson
  • Jennifer Santos
  • Lynda Armstrong (HWAC Representative)
  • Mallory Dawson (Whitby Public Library Representative)
  • Natalie Prychitko (Chamber of Commerce Representative)
  • Joshua Schembri (Public Works Representative)
  • Daniel van Kampen (Economic Development Representative)

Meeting Dates, Agendas and Minutes

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Brooklin Downtown Strategic Action Plan

BDDSC Newsletters

Services Groups of Brooklin

Volunteer with Brooklin Downtown Development Steering Committee

Please be advised that there are currently no vacancies on the Brooklin Downtown Development Steering Committee. Should a vacancy become available, please fill out the online volunteer application form at the time a vacancy is posted.