NBPS Board

The North Bay Police Services Board (NBPSB) is made up of five members: two Provincial appointees, two City of North Bay Council appointees, and one member of the community who is appointed by City Council.

Voting Members

Richard Stivrins, Chair, Provincial Appointee

Patricia Cliche, Vice Chair, Provincial Appointee

Peter Chirico, Mayor, City of North Bay

Maggie Horsfield, Deputy Mayor & Councillor, City of North Bay

Bill Hagborg, Municipal Appointee

Vacant - Executive Assistant to the Board

​Open Session Meetings

Members of the public and the media are welcome to attend NBPSB open session meetings, which are announced on this website.

The next open session meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 16th, 2024 at 9:00 a.m. in the Colin Vezina Boardroom at North Bay Police Service headquarters at 135 Princess Street West, North Bay.

Click here to view archived agendas.

Duties of the Board

The Board provides direction and guidance to the North Bay Police Service while ensuring that adequate and effective police services are delivered in accordance with legislative requirements and the needs of the communities we serve.

As civilian community members who represent the public's interests, the Police Services Board is committed to a high quality of community-based policing and excellence in police governance. The Board recognizes the challenges to law enforcement created by a changing environment, demographic shifts, emerging technologies, and evolving crime trends and patterns.

With the ongoing support of the citizens of North Bay, and the continued dedication and professionalism of our members, the Police Services Board is confident that we will successfully take on the many new challenges and opportunities that lay ahead.

The responsibilities of the Police Services Board are outlined in section 31 (1) of Ontario's Police Services Act:

  1. appoint the members of the municipal police force;
  2. generally determine, after consultation with the chief of police, objectives and priorities with respect to police services in the municipality;
  3. establish policies for the effective management of the police force;
  4. recruit and appoint the chief of police and any deputy chief of police, and annually determine their remuneration and working conditions, taking their submissions into account;
  5. direct the chief of police and monitor his or her performance;
  6. establish policies respecting the disclosure by chiefs of police of personal information about individuals;
  7. receive regular reports from the chief of police on disclosures and decisions made under section 49 (secondary activities);
  8. establish guidelines with respect to the indemnification of members of the police force for legal costs under section 50;
  9. establish guidelines for dealing with complaints made under Part V; and
  10. review the chief of police's administration of the complaints system under Part V and receive regular reports from the chief of police on his or her administration of the complaints system.

Board Fees

The North Bay Police Services Board recognizes the need to establish a schedule of fees to provide equitable services and allow for cost recovery. Click on the link below to view the fee schedule:

2020 NBPS Board Fee Schedule


For more information of the North Bay Police Services Board, please contact:

North Bay Police Services Board
c/o Executive Assistant
P.O. Box 717
North Bay, Ontario P1B 8J8

Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 705-497-5555, extension 511
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