Committee volunteers required

Orangeville Town Council appoints members of the community to various Boards and Committees that make decisions or advise Council on a variety of matters. The term of the appointment is concurrent with the term of Council. 

Sustainable Orangeville – one public member

Sustainable Orangeville assists in the development, implementation, and promotion of environmentally sustainable practices within the Town of Orangeville to reduce the Town’s environmental impact and improve the quality of life of its residents, now and in the future and provides advice and recommendations to Council on:

  • Short-term, intermediate and long term environmental and sustainability strategic initiatives
  • Development of a work plan to be approved by Council for Sustainable Orangeville and its volunteer community working groups
  • To raise new, relevant, unexplored environmental/sustainability issues pertinent to the Orangeville and the County.

Joint Accessibility Advisory Committee – one member

The Joint Accessibility Advisory Committee is a joint committee between the County of Dufferin and the Town of Orangeville.

The goals of the committee are:

  • To solicit feedback from the community on issues relating to people with disabilities and other citizens with access issues, and bring to the relevant Council matters identified by the Committee as requiring action by the municipality.
  • To work with both Councils for the preparation, implementation and effectiveness of its accessibility plan.
  • To work cooperatively with municipal Departments, Boards, Commissions and Committees whose activities affect access issues, including to:
    • provide advice and information on directions for future planning of municipal services, programs and facilities; and
    • monitor municipal services, programs and facilities to ensure full participation of all citizens; and
    • evaluate the progress of accessibility activities.
  • To inform citizens of the existence and mission of this Committee and to work with them to identify existing social and physical barriers to access and participation.
  • To work with Council and staff to increase public awareness of the issues of accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities and all citizens.
  • To work with local government to change policies, as required, as they pertain to people with disabilities.

Application forms are available on the Town’s website www.orangeville.ca at committees and boards application

If you require further information, please contact Tracy Macdonald, Assistant Clerk, at 519-941-0440, ext 2256, email tmacdonald@orangeville.ca.

Completed applications must be received via regular mail to Clerk’s Division, Municipal Offices, 87 Broadway, Orangeville, ON L9W 1K1  or via email to clerksdept@orangeville.ca no later than 4:30 p.m. on February 5, 2021.