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North Grenville Welcomes New Director of Planning and Development

February 5, 2021

NORTH GRENVILLE, ON – After serving as Acting Director since July 2020, Ms. Amy Martin has accepted the full-time position for Director of Planning and Development.

“On behalf of Council and the Municipality of North Grenville, I wish to congratulate Ms. Martin in her new role as Director of Planning and Development,” said Mayor Nancy Peckford.  

Ms. Martin obtained her Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Queens University in 2012 and has spent her Planning career in Eastern Ontario. 

Ms. Martin joined the Municipality in May 2019 as a Senior Planner. Prior to that she was the Community Planner in North Stormont.

Amy has a passion for community planning and engagement and looks forward to interacting with the North Grenville community on planning and development matters. In her spare time Amy enjoys camping, curling and spending time with her husband and two young sons. 

“Ms. Martin has been a valuable member of the Senior Management Team, and has a strong understanding of the new vision and direction we are championing as we move the Municipality forward,” said CAO Gary Dyke. “Her actions as Acting Director have resulted in a significant positive reaction from the public and the development community in their dealings and interactions with Ms. Martin and with the department as a whole.”

Ms. Martin’s new position as Director was formally acknowledged at the February 2, 2021 Council Meeting.

The Municipality is accepting applications for a permanent full-time position of Senior Planner – Housing Policy. This position will play a key role in overseeing the Municipality’s affordable housing policies, including the advancement of actions outlined in the North Grenville Affordable Housing Strategy. More details on the website at

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For More Information Contact:

Jill Sturdy, Corporate Media Relations Officer

613-258-9569 ext. 168

Amy Martin, Director of Planning and Development

613-258-9569 ext. 118