After each municipal election, Council appoints citizens to various boards and committees that make decisions or recommendations on a variety of matters. These appointments give residents an opportunity to volunteer their skills to help their community.
The term of the appointment is four years (concurrent with the term of Council). Most committees meet monthly and each committee determines the schedule of meetings for the new term.
The Town of The Blue Mountains is seeking applications, in the form of letters of interest, from members of the public for appointment to the following Town Committees and Board for the 2018-2022 term:
All Applications should be submitted no later than Wednesday, December 5, 2018 1:00 p.m. to:
Town of The Blue Mountains
Attention: Town Clerk
32 Mill Street
Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0
Additional information is available in the Appointment Advertisement.
Please note: Questions regarding the Library Board can be directed to Dr. Sabrina Saunders, CEO, The Blue Mountains Public Library at 519-599-3681.
This Agricultural Advisory Committee is responsible for providing input to the Town regarding agricultural activities in order to manage the Economic Development of the Town.
The Agricultural Advisory Committee’s current composition is:
For more information, visit the Agricultural Advisory Committee page.
The Economic Development Advisory Committee’s current composition is:
For more information, visit the Economic Development Advisory Committee page.
The Police Services Boards govern the municipal police forces and in the case of O.P.P. contract locations, serve as advisory bodies. Based on the last enumeration, the composition of the Town Police Services Board is currently determined as three.
The Police Services Board current composition is:
For more information, visit the Police Services Board page.
The Public Art Policy concentrates efforts on special programs related to the goals and procedures of the Town toward public art, including the Municipal Art Program.
The Public Art Committee’s current composition is:
For more information, visit the Public Art Committee page.
The Sign By-law Committee’s current composition is:
For more information, visit the Sign By-law Committee page.
The purpose of The Blue Mountains Attainable Housing Corporation is to augment the supply of healthy and sustainable ownership and rental housing units in The Blue Mountains which are affordable to a larger portion of the population.
For more information, visit the Blue Mountains Attainable Housing Corporation page.
The Thornbury Business Improvement Area Board (BIA) current composition is:
Current members are:
The Municipal Act, 2001 authorizes municipalities to establish codes of conduct for Members of Council and Local Boards. The Code of Conduct sets minimum standards for the behaviour of Council Members in carrying out their functions.
The Code of Conduct is developed to assist Council to:
The Town has also established a Protocol Policy for Complaints Related to Council Members and Local Boards.
For additional information, please contact the Clerks Office.