Oversized Items collection appointments can be booked anytime between now and July 5th for the following areas:

Carbonear (incl. Old Hwy, English Hill Ext. and Gadden’s Mash); Victoria, Hodgewater Line and Bristol's Hope. Other areas to follow.

2024 By-Elections


Nominations for the Eastern Regional Service Board of Directors for the Southern Shore Sub-region/Ward 6 closed at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 6, 2024. One nomination was received.

The Eastern Regional Service Board is pleased to announce that Mr. Jason O’Brien, Deputy Mayor of the Town of Bay Bulls, has been acclaimed to the Board of Directors to represent the Southern Shore Sub-region/Ward 6.

The Eastern Regional Service Board looks forward to welcoming Mr. O’Brien and working with him to advance the Board’s provision of regional services in the Eastern region.


Nominations for the Eastern Regional Service Board of Directors for the Smith Sound & Isthmus Sub-region/Ward 11 closed at 4:30 p.m., Friday, March 15, 2024. No nominations were received.

The Eastern Regional Service Board regrets to announce that there will be no representation for the Smith Sound & Isthmus Sub-region/Ward 11 until the next general municipal election in 2025.

The Eastern Regional Service Board will hold its next election of officers upon the completion of the next general municipal election.

Anyone from the Smith Sound & Isthmus Sub-region/Ward 11 with questions or concerns is encouraged to reach out to the Board’s Clerk at 709-579-7960 or hpower@ersbnl.ca.

Board of Directors

The Board consists of 20 elected public officials representing various wards across eastern Newfoundland. These Board members are elected by their respective municipal councils.

Meet the Board

Stephen Tessier


Danny Breen

Vice Chair
Mayor of St. John’s

Maggie Burton

St. John’s

Glenn Clarke

Trinity Conception North

Jill Bruce

St. John’s

Tom Davis

St. John’s


Smith Sound & Isthmus

Sandy Hickman

St. John’s

Jamie Korab

St. John’s

Ophelia Ravencroft

St. John’s

Kevin McDonald

Southwest Avalon

Sheilagh O'Leary

St. John’s

Mark Vardy


Hilda Whelan

Trinity Bay South & Isthmus

Carl Ridgeley

St. John’s

Bill Antle

Mount Pearl

Gerard Tilley

Conception Bay South

Rod Delaney

Conception Bay Center

Larry Vaters


Ron Ellsworth

St. John’s

Jason O'Brien

Southern Shore

The Board of Directors of the Eastern Regional Service Board are remunerated based on the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador's Guidelines for Rates of Remuneration of Boards, Commissions and Agencies. See complete renumeration details.


The Board meets on the last Wednesday of each month. A link will be provided for viewing public meetings. Any changes will be posted under public notices. Individuals or groups wishing to address the Board should make a request in advance of the meeting by contacting the Board Clerk at 709-579-7960, or info@ersbnl.ca.

2024 Board Meetings:

  • January 31
  • February 28
  • March 27
  • April 24
  • May 29
  • June 26
  • September 25
  • October 30
  • November 27

Meeting Conduct

Conduct at meetings of the Eastern Regional Service Board shall be in accordance with the following rules:

  • Unless addressing the Board or entering or leaving the meeting place, all persons in the audience shall remain seated in the seats provided. No person shall stand or sit in the aisles or along the walls, unless permitted by the Chair. No person shall block any doorways.
  • All demonstrations, including cheering, yelling, whistling, handclapping and foot stomping which disrupts, disturbs or otherwise impedes the orderly conduct of the Board meeting are prohibited.
  • No placards, signs, posters, packages, bundles, suitcases or other large objects shall be brought into the meeting place except with the prior authorization of the Chair.
  • Smoking and vaping is prohibited in the meeting place.
  • It is requested that all persons wishing to speak to the Board shall indicate their intent in advance, and if approved, they should state their name, address, and the subject matter upon which they wish to speak for the record. All speakers who wish to address members of the Board or staff must do so through the Chair. No person shall address the Board until he or she has first been recognized by the Chair. In the interest of facilitating the business of the Board, all persons addressing the Board shall be limited to five (5) minutes unless such time is extended by the Chair for good cause.
  • Members of the audience shall respect the rights of others and shall not create noise or other disturbances so as to disrupt or disturb persons who are addressing the Board, Board members who are speaking, or otherwise impede the orderly conduct of the meeting. All persons addressing the Board shall speak in a civil and courteous manner and shall not yell, scream, or use foul language. Speakers shall address the agenda topic to which they are speaking on and shall not be repetitive.
  • Photographs, audiotapes and videotapes are not permitted at the Board meeting. Individuals may take handwritten notes.
  • Animals are prohibited in the Board meeting, except for trained K-9 police dogs and trained service animals as defined under Provincial law.

Meeting Minutes

Our meeting minutes are posted to the library section of our website.

Read our minutes