Council appoints members to advisory committees and boards at the beginning of their term, and when there is a vacancy. The Appointment Policy outlines the process followed for appointments.

Council members are also appointed to various groups at the recommendation of the Mayor. This process is governed by the Procedural By-law.

Most committee and board positions are voluntary, with no remuneration.

General Requirements

  • All applicants must live, work or own a property or business in the Municipality of Meaford.
  • Applicants for the BIA Board must be owners or tenants of commercial property within the BIA.
  • Applicants must not be employed by the Municipality of Meaford.

Current Opportunities

  1.  Meaford Public Library Board (Apply by December 20, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.)
    The Meaford Public Library Board sets policies that guide the administration of the library and ensure that library service reflect the community’s needs and builds community capacity. Library Board Trustees align themselves with the vision and mission of the Meaford Public Library. Full position description.
  2. Committee of Adjustment (Apply by December 20, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.)
    The Committee of Adjustment is a quasi-judicial body established by Council as permitted under Section 44(1) of the Planning Act. The Municipality of Meaford’s Committee of Adjustment is comprised of five appointed members who meet monthly to hear applications for consent, minor variance, and alterations to legal non-conforming structures and uses. The Committee of Adjustment also functions as the Municipality’s Property Standards Committee. Full position description.

How to Apply

Download the Application Form

Completed forms can be submitted:

By email: 

By mail or in person:

Attn: Allison Penner
21 Trowbridge Street West,
Meaford ON N4L 1A1 
(after hours drop box available)

By fax: 519-538-1556

For more opportunities to get involved in your community, please see our other volunteer opportunities, or contact a local Community Group.

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