City of Port Colborne Committees and Board

The Mayor is an ex-officio member of all committees of council.


Mayor William C. Steele

Bill Steele

I was elected on October 22, 2018 by the residents of the City of Port Colborne to serve as your Mayor and Regional Councillor at the Region of Niagara.  I am returning to the Council Chambers having served as a Ward One Councillor from 1996 to 2014.

The Steele Family has deep roots in the community, making Port Colborne their home since the late 1770’s. Serving in the role as Port Colborne’s Mayor is a privilege that follows the example of my Great Grandfather C.S. Steele who served as the City’s Mayor from 1927 to 1928, and my Great Uncle Dewitt Carter who served as Mayor in 1918.

I have been in the insurance business since 1982 and am the owner of C.M. Steele Insurances Brokers Ltd. (established in 1898), a family owned and operated business where I work alongside my son Mack. I serve as a member of the Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario, the Niagara South Insurance Brokers Association, the Chamber of Commerce, and the Canadian Federation of Independent Business.

I have extensive involvement in our community, including:

-          President of Port Colborne Minor Hockey from 2002 to 2016

-          Past President of Port Colborne Lions Club

-          Past President of Port Colborne Jaycees

-          Vice-president of Niagara South Insurance Brokers Association

-          Board Member of Ontario Trillium Foundation from 1997 to 2001

-          Past member of Niagara College Foundation

-          Hockey coach for Port Colborne Minor Hockey, Southern Tier Admirals AAA

-          Chair of Port Colborne Vale Health & Wellness Centre Building Committee

I am married to Debby and have three sons, Mitch, Mack and Riley. 


Contact Information

Contact Mayor William C. Steele

Mailing address: 
66 Charlotte Street 

Port Colborne, Ontario L3K 3C8 

Tel.:  905-835-2900 ext 302

Fax:  905-835-2969