Advisory Committees on Pause During Government Review
April 9, 2019
Tribunals Ontario was established on January 1, 2019, merging the 19 adjudicative tribunals reporting to the Ministry of the Attorney General (MAG), including the Assessment Review Board (ARB).
Currently, the Ontario Government is conducting a review of the tribunals to ensure programs are effective, affordable and sustainable. During the course of the review, advisory committee meetings will be paused.
Tribunals Ontario will continue to support stakeholders and the general public during this transition, and will re-visit avenues to stakeholder engagement and public consultations after the review is complete.
There is no change to the usual course of business at the tribunals at this time. Applications and appeals will continue to be processed and cases will be heard in the usual manner.
The Assessment Review Board has established a committee of board members and stakeholder representatives from three sectors: the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC), Municipalities, and Appellant Representative Firms. The Appeal Management Advisory Committee (AMAC), will act in an advisory capacity to the Board as it proceeds through the present assessment cycle. The “Appeals Management” Practice Direction outlines the mandate and membership of AMAC.
The terms of reference for AMAC are:
- To assist the Board in developing and maintaining appropriate administrative policies, practices, and procedures in scheduling Commencement Days for appeals;
- To provide statistics or other information to assist the Board in monitoring the timely completion of appeals; and
- Other functions as the Associate Chair may direct.
ARRC Meeting Minutes and Agenda
Meeting #1 – June 28, 2018
Meeting #2 – September 27, 2018
Meeting #3 – October 25, 2018