The deadline for applying to an advisory committee has been extended to March 15, 2024!

Council Advisory Committee Recruitment 2024-2026

Council of the Municipality of Meaford values input and participation from its residents. Are you looking for a way to participate in your community by providing your expertise and experience to advise Council? If you have been looking for a way to engage with your community in a positive way, we encourage you to apply! The Municipality would like to recruit committee members with a wide variety of background, experience and interests, to fully represent the community as a whole.

The Municipality of Meaford is seeking volunteers to participate on 7 advisory committees, to be established in March of 2024, and to operate until the end of Council’s term in 2026. Full terms of reference for these committees will be considered by Council at their meeting on February 12, 2024.

Below is the current list of available positions. The committee summaries are designed to be a guide – each committee will see a wider range of topics over the term, and many subjects will be discussed by multiple committees. 

Accessibility Advisory Committee

This committee is responsible for fulfilling the duties outlined under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act by providing advice to Council and staff on the removal of barriers associated with municipal programs, services and policies.

 

Meetings: Every other month, Wednesday at 2:00 p.m.

 

Heritage Advisory Committee

This committee is to advise and assist Council on Ontario Heritage Act matters, including major heritage permits in the Downtown Meaford Heritage Conservation District.

 

Meetings: Every other month, Wednesday at 2:00 p.m.

 

Council is still considering the Terms of Reference for this committee. If you would like more information on the scope of this committee, please contact Alex Croce at 519-538-1060 ext. 1110.

 

Ensuring Sustainability Advisory Committee

This committee will provide advice to Council on policy matters related to sustainability in the Municipality, including climate change, waste, and environmental issues.

 

Meetings: Every other month, Wednesday at 2:00 p.m.

 

Growing our Economy Advisory Committee

This committee will provide advice to Council about all elements of economic development, including business development, tourism, and urban design.

 

Meetings: Every other month, Wednesday at 2:00 p.m.

 

Investing in Infrastructure Advisory Committee

This committee will provide advise to Council on asset management, and long-term infrastructure planning, including roads, water and wastewater and facilities.

 

Meetings: Every other month, Wednesday at 2:00 p.m.

 

Strengthening our Community Advisory Committee

This committee will focus on community support, including community safety and well-being, and parks, recreation & culture.

 

Meetings: Every other month, Wednesday at 2:00 p.m.

 

Pumped Storage Advisory Committee

This committee will support Council by providing advice and community input to the Pumped Storage project and the associated environmental assessment and community benefit processes.

 

Meetings: Every month, Thursday at 5:00 p.m.

 

Council is still considering the Terms of Reference for this committee. If you would like more information on the scope of this committee, please contact Alex Croce at 519-538-1060 ext. 1110.

 

How to Apply

Click Here to Download the Application Form

Prefer a paper copy? Applications can also be picked up at the Municipal office at 21 Trowbridge Street West during regular hours of operation. The deadline for applications is March 15, 2024, at 4:30 p.m. If you have any questions about how to obtain an application, please contact Alex Croce at 519-538-1060 ext. 1110 or acroce@meaford.ca.

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