The Town of The Blue Mountains are seeking applications, in the form of letters of interest, from members of the public for appointment to the following Town Committee. The committee appointment runs concurrent with the term of Council, being 2018 - 2022:
• Communications Advisory Committee:
7 member Committee, 6 Committee members have been appointed
1 public member being sought
Applicants are encouraged to include background information and any special qualifications or interest related to the Communications Advisory Committee.
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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.
By resolution on March 11, 2019 Council appointed a CAO Hiring Sub-Committee to work with the appropriate parties to define the terms and conditions needed to implement Option 5 of Staff Report FAF.19.038, in co-ordination with the Director of Human Resources as a Staff Resource.
The CAO Hiring Sub-Committee's current composition is:
For more information, visit the CAO Hiring Sub-Committee page.
The Community Recovery Task Force's current composition is:
Advisory Participants representing the following areas:
For more information, visit the Community Recovery Task Force page.
The Economic Development Advisory Committee’s current composition is:
For more information, visit the Economic Development Advisory Committee page.
The Grants and Donations Committee will be responsible for raising funds to support the Grants and Donations program and for receiving, reviewing and approving grants and donations applications based on the grant criteria and application process approved by Council.
The Grants and Donation Committee's current composition is:
For more information, visit the Grants and Donations page.
The Joint Municipal Physician Recruitment and Retention Committee's current composition is:
For more information, visit the Joint Municipal Physician Recruitment and Retention 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.
This is no longer a committee of Council, but of The Blue Mountains Library Board.
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.
For more information, please visit The Blue Mountains Public Library.
WHEREAS Council of the Town of The Blue Mountains deems it vital that local residents, farmers, businesses, emergency responders and medical providers have access to reliable and affordable broadband internet service across the entirety of our municipality;
AND WHEREAS there is no program in place which is providing affordable broadband internet service to our community nor is there a program that appears ready to serve our community within a reasonable time frame;
NOW THEREFORE be it resolved that the Council of the Town of The Blue Mountains deems it necessary to appoint a Task Force composed of the Deputy Mayor, The Blue Mountains Grey County Council Alternate and the CAO or his designate to work with public and private interests, including Grey County, Provincial and Federal governments, to secure broadband internet for as much of the Town of The Blue Mountains as technology will permit;
AND THAT Council direct Staff to work with both large national and local telecommunication service providers to set up a Public Information Centre so that these providers can present their ideas on how to bring high speed (minimum 50/10) internet to all parts of the Town of The Blue Mountains;
AND THAT Council direct staff to contact neighbouring municipalities to determine their interest in being partners in this project, CARRIED.
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:
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.