Call for Volunteers

Meaford, Ontario – January 12, 2015 – Do you have expertise, experience or energy to share? Are you looking for a way to make a contribution to the Municipality of Meaford? With one week left to submit your application, there is a call out for volunteers to participate on advisory committees and other boards.

Applications are available online at www.meaford.ca or can be picked up at the Municipal office at 21 Trowbridge Street West. The deadline for application is Monday, January 19, 2015 at 4 p.m. Completed forms can be submitted to the attention of the Clerk, Robert Tremblay.

The following is a detailed chart that indicates a description of each board and advisory committee, the number of members and the frequency of the meetings.

Accessibility

The Advisory 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.

Required: 4 individuals with 3 who self-identify as having a disability
Meetings: 6 times per year

Economic Development

The Advisory Committee is a collaborative forum for discussion of economic development ideas, opportunities, and matters of common interest in the Municipality of Meaford.

Required: 1 community organization representative; 1 representative from the agribusiness sector
Meetings: 6 times per year

Heritage

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

Required: 4 individuals with built heritage, local history, architecture, and planning experience, as well as knowledge of legislation, the district plan and guidelines
Meetings: as required, at least 2 per year.

Meaford Museum

The Advisory Committee is to advise and assist staff and Council on matters relating to the Meaford Museum, specifically its collection, programs and services.

Required: 6 individuals
Meetings: 6 times per year

Committee of Adjustment

The Committee reviews applications for consents and zoning minor variances.

Required: 5 individuals with experience pertaining to one or more of the following: planning, law, and geography
Meetings: approximately 8 times per year

Business Improvement Area

The BIA was designated in 1978 by the former Town of Meaford. Appointment to the Board of Management is reserved to assessed property owners or tenants.

Required: 6 persons
Meetings: bi-monthly, Wed. at 8 a.m.

Bognor Hall

The Hall Board is responsible for the operation of this community facility, including bookings.

Meetings: monthly, Tues. at 7:30 p.m.

Riverside Hall

The Hall Board is responsible for the operation of this community facility, including bookings.

Meetings: monthly, Wed. at 7 p.m.

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Contact Us

For more information, contact:

Rob Tremblay
Director of Legislative Services/Clerk
Municipality of Meaford
rtremblay@meaford.ca 
519-538-1060 ext. 1115

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