Important information regarding the holiday collection schedule and collection day changes for 2022.

2021 - 2022 Holiday schedule changes and Waste Collection day changes for 2022

2021 Election Results:

Ward 1 (St. John’s):

The City of St. John’s has appointed Mayor Danny Breen, Deputy Mayor Sheilagh O’Leary,

Councillors Maggie Burton, Sandy Hickman, Ron Ellsworth, Jill Bruce, Ophelia Ravencroft,

Jamie Korab, Ian Froude, and Carl Ridgeley.

Ward 2 (Mount Pearl):

The City of Mount Pearl has appointed Councillor Bill Antle.

Ward 3 (Paradise):

The Town of Paradise has appointed Councillor Larry Vaters.

Ward 4 (Conception Bay South):

The Town of Conception Bay South has appointed Councillor Gerard Tilley.

Ward 5 (Metro Area):

Mayor Mark Vardy, Town of Pouch Cove - Acclaimed.

Ward 6 (Southern Shore):

To be announced.

Ward 7 (Southwest Avalon):

Councillor Kevin McDonald, Town of Long Harbour-Mount Arlington Heights - Acclaimed.

Ward 8 (Conception Bay Center):

Deputy Mayor Rod Delaney, Town of Cupids - Acclaimed.

Ward 9 (Trinity Conception North):

Councillor Glenn Clarke, Town of Victoria - Elected.

Ward 10 (Trinity Bay South and Isthmus East):

Mayor Hilda Whelan, Town of Whitbourne - Elected.

Ward 11 (Smith Sound Area):

Chairperson Wesley Drodge, LSD of Random Sound West - Acclaimed.

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

Harold Mullowney

Southern Shore

Danny Breen

Vice Chair
Mayor of St. John’s

Maggie Burton

St. John’s

Glenn Clarke

Trinity Conception North

Jill Bruce

St. John’s

Ian Froude

St. John’s

Wesley Drodge

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

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

2022 Tentative Meeting Schedule

  • January 26
  • February 23
  • March 30
  • April 27
  • May 25
  • June 29
  • September 28
  • October 26
  • November 30
  • December 14

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