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Advisory Committees and Local Boards

The Township of Cramahe encourages resident involvement through a variety of boards and advisory committees. Boards and advisory committees provide valuable advice and recommendations to Council on specific subjects as defined by board / committee Terms of References. 

Board and advisory committee members are appointed by Council at the start of a new term of Council following an election every four (4) years. Member terms of office are four (4) years in length and expire at the end of Council's term. 

The Township is currently recruiting volunteers who are interested in becoming citizen members of local boards and advisory committees.  Interested persons are encouraged to complete and submit an application by January 31st, 2023. Applicants are responsible to ensure that the Clerk's Office has received their application.  Council will appoint qualified applicants to vacancies based on the application as submitted. All applicants will be notified of the final determination.

If you are interested in applying for a Board or Committee, please fill out application below to clerk@cramahe.ca 

 Eligibility 
 Township of Cramahe property owners and/or residents, who are at least 18 years of age (unless it is a youth appointment) are eligible to apply.  For certain committees, there may be additional qualifications which are indicated in the application form.
Authority

The Township of Cramahe Advisory Committees and Local Board Meetings are governed by:

Current Board/ Advisory Committee Vacancies

Economic Development Advisory Committee - 2-3 vacancies

Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee -  1-2 vacancies

Agricultural Advisory Committee 3-5 vacancies

Physician Recruitment Committee -1 vacancy

 

Apply to be a Board/Committee Member

To be appointed to any of the above Committee, please fill out the form, Application to sit on one of the Township of Cramahe Advisory Committees.

List of Boards and Committees

The Terms of References for each Advisory Committee will be reviewed at the January 31st, 2023 Council meeting. 

 Agricultural Advisory Committee

The Township of Cramahe is looking to launch an Agricultural Advisory Committee in which will provide advice to Council on agricultural matters, protecting rural and agricultural lands, and enhancing the viability of agriculture in The Township of Cramahe. Application to sit on one of the Township of Cramahe Advisory Committees.

(Terms of Reference to Follow)

 Economic Development Committee
The Township of Cramahe is looking to launch an Economic Development Advisory Committee this term and we are seeking community members that wish to make a difference in our business community. We hope to support and expand the range of business, trade, and tourism within the Township of Cramahe and enhance the quality of life for those currently working and living in our community as well as future residents.

Application to sit on one of the Township of Cramahe Advisory Committees.

(Terms of Reference to follow)

Heritage Committee

The Heritage Committee is mandated to advise and assist Council on all matters relating to buildings and areas of architectural and historical significance.

Please visit the Cramahe Heritage Website for more information on Cramahe Heritage homes. 

Library Board

The Library Board is responsible for the overall management and control of the library system including policy, budget and operations.

Police Services Board

The Police Services Board is a five member board consisting of (2) two Council Members, (1) one Community Representative and a provincially appointed representative.  The Board meets as required and works with the Ontario Provincial Police in setting up policing priorities for the Township. To be appointed as a Provincial representative please visit vacant positions : Public appointments | ontario.ca 

 Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee

The Parks and Recreation Committee will serve as a liaison between the Parks and Recreation Department and Council. The Committee will also make recommendations, if necessary, to Council regarding the  identified “Goals/Objectives” of the Parks and Recreation Committee. Application to sit on one of the Township of Cramahe Advisory Committees.

Terms of Reference (Please note these will be reviewed & renewed for 2022-2026 term)

Transportation Advisory Committee

The Township of Cramahe Transportation Committee will advise Council on matters related to safety within the municipal road network, cycling networks, pedestrian, and connectivity. The committee will also encourage, promote, and participate in the planning of active transportation policies, programs, and infrastructure.

Please review the Terms of Reference for this Committee.

 (Please note terms of reference will be renewed & reviewed for 2022-2026 term)

  Water & Wastewater Committee
The Township of Cramahe Water and Wastewater Committee will advise Council on matters related to the short- term and long-term planning of the Township of Cramahe water and wastewater infrastructure. With the goal of developing the building blocks to set up the Township of Cramahe for future growth and development opportunities.

Please review the Terms of Reference for this Committee.

(Please note terms of reference will be renewed & reviewed for 2022-2026 term)

West Northumberland Physician Recruitment Ad-Hoc Committee

The Township of Cramahe is looking for a volunteer to sit on the West Northumberland Physician Recruitment Committee.  The West Northumberland Physician Recruitment Committee’s mandate is to attract new family physicians to the area and to lead efforts helpful in retaining the existing family physicians working in the area.  If you are interested in sitting on this Committee please fill out the Application to sit on one of the Township of Cramahe Advisory Committees with your resume to clerk@cramahe.ca or Call 905-355-2821 x 122

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