Community Committees

Our Town Council also has 6 committees where the Deputy Mayor and each member of Council chairs a separate Committee of Council. Each member of council chairs one committee and serves on two additional committee's. Each committee is comprised of three Councilors and a additional person. During the committee meetings, issues relevant to that committee's mandate are discussed and the chair will then report on the meeting at the Regular Meeting of Council. The Mayor is an ex-officio member of all committee meetings at his discretion. The 6 committees are as follows:

 

Complaints

Public Works Committee

Finance Committee

Bylaws Committee

Recreation Committee

Development & Heritage Committee

 

Public Works Committee

 

The mandate of the public works committee is to provide direction to council in the areas of water & sewer, waste management, roads and other outside municipal services. Meetings are held once a month.

 

Public Safety Committee

 

The mandate of the public safety committee is to provide direction to council in the areas of fire prevention and protection, municipal enforcement, dangerous goods, traffic flows and overall safety for our citizens. Meetings are held every quarter unless required.

 

Finance Committee

 

The mandate of the Finance Committee is annual budgeting, revisions to the budget, providing council with advice and recommendations on all financial matters, and providing timely and accurate financial information to council. The committee is also responsible for establishing guidelines and policies in the financial administration of council. Meetings are held once a month.

 

By-laws Committee

 

The mandate of the by-laws committee is to make revisions to existing by-laws and to prepare new by-laws pertaining to the municipality needs. Meetings are held every quarter.

 

Recreation Committee

 

The mandate of the recreation committee is to provide residents with the ability to socialize and participate in ongoing events. Meetings are held once a month.

 

Development & Heritage Committee

 

The mandate of the development & heritage committee is to preserve our heritage, and to plan & development areas for residential and commercial lots. Meetings are held every quarter.