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Citizens and community members can get involved and make a difference in our community through membership on the various boards and committees appointed by Brockton Council.

Committees provide advice and recommendations to Council on a variety of issues, including Heritage, Recreation and Facilities, and Economic and Community Development.

Citizens are invited to take the opportunity to serve on a Committee or Board. If you are interested in having an active role in shaping Brockton's future, please contact the Clerk's Department.

Committee Meeting Calendar

Visit our Council and Committee Meetings page for a listing of previous and upcoming council and committee meetings, agendas, and minutes.

Committee Appointments - 2016 - 2018


Brockton Committee Listing

View an alphabetical listing of our Committees below:
Each link will take you directly to that Committee's information.


 

Alternative Voting Methods Ad Hoc Committee

The committee shall be comprised of five members of the public appointed by Council, with the
CAO/Clerk or other designated staff member acting as liaison for information purposes. 

To review traditional and alternative methods of voting in order to provide a recommendation to
Council for the method of voting most suited to the needs of Brockton electors.

The committee will make a recommendation to Council on the preferred voting method for the
April 10, 2017 Regular Council Meeting in order to meet the timelines for an Alternative Vote
By-Law to be adopted at the April 21, 2017 meeting if necessary (deadline May 1, 2017)

Composition

Type of Membership

Number of Members Required

Public

5

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Bradley Community Centre Committee

The Bradley Community Center Board is a Recreation Advisory Committee of Council and is comprised of local volunteers, and one council representative. This group manages the activities events and budgets for the former Bradley School house. The mandate of the board is to manage and maintain the former Bradley schoolhouse to provide a safe and enjoyable Recreation Facility for residents and guests in the community.

The Board establishes and monitors an annual Budget and coordinates fundraising efforts for the sustainability of the community center. The Municipality of Brockton provides an operating municipal grant each year towards the maintenance of the Facility.

Composition

Type of Membership

Number of Members Required

Public

6

Council

1

Meeting Times

The Board meets quarterly with a General Meeting held in May of each year.

View our Council and Committee Meetings Calendar for past meeting minutes and upcoming meeting dates.

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Brockton Area Physician Recruitment & Retention Committee

Since April of 2005 the Physician Recruitment & Retention Committee has been a formal sub-committee of Brockton Council and a short time later was joined by representatives from the Municipalities of South Bruce and Arran-Elderslie. South Bruce still is a member but Arran Elderslie has since opted out of the Committee. The committee was formed because of the acute need to attract and retain doctors and other medical practitioners to the area. The municipalities support the efforts of the committee in many ways as well as providing financial assistance.

Composition

Type of Membership

Number of Members Required

Public

1

Brockton Council

1

South Bruce Council

1

South Bruce Grey Health Centre Rep

11

Meeting Times

The Committee meets monthly on the first Wednesday.

View our Council and Committee Meetings Calendar for past meeting minutes and upcoming meeting dates.

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Brockton Canada 150 Committee

The Brockton Canada 150 Committee will promote Canada Day 150 Events within the Municipality of Brockton and act as a liaison to the various committees, service clubs, organizations, churches, schools and the Bruce County Canada 150 Committee to provide the public with a centralized guide to all community events celebrating Canada's 150th birthday. 

Composition

Type of Membership

Number of Members Required

Council

2

Heritage Committee

1

Cargill 150 Committee

1

Member at Large

1

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Brockton Child Care Centre Committee

The Brockton Child Care Centre Committee is committed to supporting an environment which helps young children get the best start in life by offering high quality early learning experiences.

The committee acts in an advisory capacity to the administration, in working with all levels of government and in building links with education, public health, the community and parents, with the aim of helping children to be successful in school and later in life.

Philosophy Statement:

The aim of our program is to provide an environment where each child is given the opportunity to experience social, emotional, physical and intellectual growth.

We also aim to meet the needs, to understand and to influence the behaviour of children through our guidance and to broaden the child's experiential background through the teachers planning of learning experiences that suit the developmental levels and the needs of each child .

Each child is encouraged to participate in a wide range of activities either as an individual, in a small group or in a whole group.

The Brockton Child  Care Centre Committee's program is based on the belief that ample opportunities must be made available for children to explore and experience a full range of activities in order to develop to their highest potential. We recognize that a child's play is important in supporting all areas of development.

Composition

Type of Membership

Number of Members Required

Public

7

Council

1

Meeting Times

The Committee meets monthly except for the summer months.

View our Council and Committee Meetings Calendar for past meeting minutes and upcoming meeting dates.

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Brockton Economic Development Committee

The mandate of the Brockton Economic Development is to maintain and support the existing ranges of business trade and industry within Walkerton and the Municipality of Brockton.

It is the Committees goal to facilitate the orderly development and expansion of business, trade and industry by:

  • having available, properly zoned lands and buildings.
  • advising Municipal Council on the need for new and permissive legislation.
  • attracting new business, trade and industry to all lands and buildings available within the Municipality.
  • providing, at request, all possible data available regarding real estate (for sale or for lease), zoning, avenues of financing, any legislation in the making that can have an impact on development of business, trade and industry, plans and developments related to business, trade and industry

The Committee is the accountable body to the Municipal Council in assisting any other organization (eg. Business Improvement Area Board) wishing to participate in the above-mentioned endeavours or further the attainment of their objective. The Committee is aware of the economic environment and advise the BIA of impending changes and the perceived impact on the retail, commercial and industrial sectors.

Composition

Type of Membership

Number of Members Required

Public

7

Council

3

Meeting Times

The Committee meets several times per year as required or at the call of the Chair.

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Brockton Heritage/Library Committee

In 2011 the Brockton Heritage Committee and the Brockton Library Committee became a combined committee as a result of Council Direction. The Committees had many interests in common and the combined Committee has followed the combined mandates:

The Municipal Heritage Committee, as an advisory Committee of Council, is representative of the community and as such, is recognized as the legitimate vehicle for coordinating and conveying community Heritage concerns. It plays an important role by enabling the community to participate more directly in the decision making process. The role of a MHC is a dual responsibility;

  • To the Municipality - to advise Council on heritage issues as defined by the statutory requirements of the Ontario Heritage Act and the requirements set out in the Heritage Section of the Official Plan as well as other assigned duties as defined by Council
  • To the citizens of Brockton - to help ensure that plans for change and progress are developed in a manner that recognizes the historical continuity of the community.

The Walkerton and Cargill Library's will foster a culture of reading and thought by serving the area's need for information, life long learning and leisure pursuits and cultural activities.

  • We believe in access for all
  • We believe in intellectual freedom
  • We will treat everyone with courtesy and fairness
  • We will provide quality service in a welcoming environment
  • We will support and promote the Brockton Archives

Composition

Type of Membership

Number of Members Required

Public

11

Council

1

County Librarian

1

Meeting Times

The Committee meets monthly except in July and August.

View our Council and Committee Meetings Calendar for past meeting minutes and upcoming meeting dates.

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Brockton and Area Palliative Care Hospice Committee

Brockton Council approved the creation of this committee on November 23, 2015 as per Resolution 15-24. The mandate for this committee is currently in progress.

Committee Members include: Father David Weiss, Mayor David Inglis, Maurice Donnelly, Anne Louise Gibbons, Ken Brown, Municipality of South Bruce Representative

Composition

Type of Membership

Number of Members Required

Public

5

Council

1

Meeting Times

View our Council and Committee Meetings Calendar for past meeting minutes and upcoming meeting dates.

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Brockton Police Services Board

The Police Services Board is a Liaison Committee of Council and consists of five members, one citizen appointed by Council, two citizens appointed by the Province and two members of Council, plus a Board Secretary.

The Board is established pursuant to the Police Services Act. It is responsible for the provision of adequate and effective police services in the municipality, meeting the requirements of the citizens and the guidelines under the Police Services Act.

Composition

Type of Membership

Number of Members Required

Public Municipal Appointee

1

Council

2

Provincial Appointee

2

Meeting Times

The Police services Board meets monthly the third Wednesday of the month at the OPP Building in Brockton.

View our Council and Committee Meetings Calendar for past meeting minutes and upcoming meeting dates.

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Brockton Tree Committee

The Brockton Municipal Tree Committee was formerly a standalone municipal committee established in 1999. It is now a sub-committee of the Walkerton Parks and Recreation Committee and is comprised of community volunteers, as well as one councillor, the Public Works Superintendent, Landscape Gardener, and Director of Operations. The committee coordinates and implements annual tree planting efforts annually with the assistance of Public works and Recreation staff. The group is responsible for administering the Brockton Community Shade Tree Program established in 2001, and deals with the planting or removal of Trees within the Municipality.

Meeting Times

The group meets semi-annually or at the call of the chair.

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Bruce Area Solid Waste Recycling (BASWR)

Bruce Area Solid Waste Recycling is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the environment of their customers. The partnership was established by, and remains possible through the co-operative spirit of its member municipalities.

In 1989, the Towns of Port Elgin and Southampton, along with the Township of Saugeen formed a committee to look at the feasibility of recycling.

The present recycling plant was completed in November 1990 and the first two special collection trucks were on the road. Blue Box recycling was a reality in Bruce County.

Bruce Area Recycling has grown considerably since 1990 and currently, we are proud to service 87% of Bruce County.

In 1999 Bruce County municipalities were amalgamated and current BASWRA membership includes: Arran- Elderslie, Brockton, Huron Kinloss, Kincardine, Saugeen Shores, South Bruce, and South Bruce Peninsula. BASWRA is a Liaison Committee of Council.

Composition

Arran-Elderslie, Township of - Doug Bell
Brockton, Municipality of - Chris Peabody
Huron-Kinloss, Township of - Lillian Abbott
Kincardine, Municipality of - Candy Hewitt
Saugeen Shores, Town of - Fred Schildroth
South Bruce, Municipality of - Carl Zettel
South Bruce Peninsula, Town of - Jim Turner

Meeting Times

The Committee meets bimonthly.

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Cargill and District Community Fund

The Cargill and District Community Fund (CDCF) is a Recreation Advisory Committee of Council, comprised of a main executive committee of community volunteers and one municipal councillor. The Committee operates and maintains the Cargill and District Community Center and Cargill Park including the ball diamonds, soccer fields and surrounding parkland on behalf of the municipality. CDCF have several sub-committees such as the Hall Committee, Food Committee, Park Improvements, Sports and Fundraising Committees. These sub-committees in concert with the CDCF executive, for capital improvements, as well as develop and maintain minor sports programs and facilities in Cargill. The CDCF establish and maintain a budget each year, including numerous fundraising endeavours for capital improvements, with human and financial support from the municipality.

Composition

Type of Membership

Number of Members Required

Public

12

Council

1

Meeting Times

The executive typically meets the first Monday or Tuesday each month with the exception of January and February.

View our Council and Committee Meetings Calendar for past meeting minutes and upcoming meeting dates.

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Committee of Adjustment

The Municipality's Committee of Adjustment is a Committee of Council and is responsible for considering applications for minor variances to the zoning by-law.

Committee of Adjustment Committee Information

Type of Committee

Area of Interest

Meeting Frequency

Committee Membership

Committee of Council

Planning

As required

7 Members of Council

Meeting Times

The Municipality's Committee of Adjustment meets as required immediately before a scheduled Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m.

View our Council and Committee Meetings Calendar for past meeting minutes and upcoming meeting dates.

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Community Improvement Committee (CIC)  

The Community Improvement Committee is an Ad Hoc Committee of Council whose mandate is to build on the Spruce the Bruce Program created to revitalize Bruce County downtowns. The CIC will utilize the Spruce the Bruce (STB) four pillar approach to revitalize Walkerton's downtown namely:

  • Organization
  • Physical Design
  • Economic Development
  • Marketing Promotion

The CIC will use the four pillar approach to build on the goal of the Historic Walkerton designation in the Walkerton Official Plan that sets out "To encourage the strengthening of downtown Walkerton as the commercial, retail and service centre of the Community".

The CIC will also build on the Vision as contained in the Brockton Sustainable Strategic Plan by bringing together a broad representation of the community to work toward the same goals and assembling human and financial resources needed for economic revitalization.

The CIC will deliver on its mandate through the mechanism of a 5 year Action Plan (2014-2019).

Composition

Type of Membership

Number of Members Required

Public

8

Council

1

Meeting Times

The Community Improvement Committee (CIC) meets on the first Tuesday of each month.

View our Council and Committee Meetings Calendar for past meeting minutes and upcoming meeting dates.

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Elmwood Community Centre Board

The Elmwood Community Center Board (ECC) is a joint collaboration between the Municipality of Brockton and Municipality of West Grey to manage recreation programs and operations of the Elmwood Lions Hall, Elmwood Community Center hall, ball diamond and adjoining park lands. The Elmwood Community Center Board is a Recreation Advisory Committee of Brockton Council.

The Board is comprised of councillor representation from the Municipality of West Grey, and Municipality of Brockton, as well as members from the general public, including representation from the Elmwood Chamber of Commerce, as set out in a Joint recreation Agreement for the Elmwood Community Center.

The ECC develops and maintains an annual operating and capital budget with financial assistance from the Municipality of Brockton and West Grey.

Composition

Type of Membership

Number of Members Required

Public

5

Brockton Council

1

West Grey Council

1

Meeting Times

The Board meets monthly on dates and times established by the Chair.

View our Council and Committee Meetings Calendar for past meeting minutes and upcoming meeting dates.

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Elmwood Fire Department Joint Board of Management

The Elmwood Fire Department Joint Board of Management is a Committee of Council and was established by an agreement between the Municipality of West Grey and the Municipality of Brockton for the administration of the Elmwood Fire Department.

Composition

Type of Membership

Number of Members Required

West Grey Council

2

Brockton Council

2

Meeting Times

The Fire Board shall hold at least four regularly scheduled meetings annually, and at such other times at the call of the Chairperson or on petition of a majority of the members of the Fire Board.

View our Council and Committee Meetings Calendar for past meeting minutes and upcoming meeting dates.

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Emergency Measures Committee

The Emergency Measures Committee is a Liaison Committee of Brockton Council. This Committee makes sure the Brockton's emergency management program is reviewed annually and makes recommendations for changes to the program, referring recommendations and changes to Council for review and approval. The Emergency Measures Committee is comprised of the Community Emergency Management Co-ordinator (CEMC), Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Department Heads and representatives from local authorities and the County of Bruce.

Meeting Times

The Committee meets annually or as required.

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Environmental Advisory Committee

The Brockton Environmental Advisory Committee (EAC) is an Advisory Committee of Council. The EAC believes that the quality of our life directly relates to the quality of our environment and that we have an individual and a collective responsibility to protect and enhance our community's environment by taking action in a responsible and sustainable manner.

Working together for a greener Brockton the Environmental Advisory Committee works to protect and enhance our community's environment by taking action in a responsible and sustainable manner:

  • Promotes and supports the integration of environmental values in every aspect of municipal activities.
  • Makes recommendations to Brockton Council regarding best practices and planning priorities.
  • Promotes and supports environmentally responsible practices and policies in the areas of waste reduction, energy conservation, greenhouse gas reduction, sustainable development and maintaining the health of our ecosystem.
  • Monitors the implementation of Brockton initiatives to ensure they achieve a positive environmental impact and contribute to broader efforts to address climate change.
  • Evaluates the implementation of specific Brockton initiatives.
  • Communicates relevant information to the community to foster a sense of environmental stewardship.

The EAC is also responsible for:

  • Make recommendations to council on Committee initiatives.
  • Encourage waste reduction, energy conservation, greenhouse gas reduction, sustainable development and maintaining the health of our ecosystem.
  • Implement approved initiatives to meet the committee objectives.
  • Communicate and foster environmental initiatives within the community.

Composition

Type of Membership

Number of Members Required

Public

7

Council

2

Meeting Times

The Committee meets the first Tuesday of each month at 3:30 p.m. in the Municipal Office Meeting Room.

View our Council and Committee Meetings Calendar for past meeting minutes and upcoming meeting dates.

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Finance Committee

The Finance Committee is a Committee of Council whose members are the Mayor, Deputy Mayor and two council members who review the accounts and other financial matters prior to Council meetings. The Finance Committee's mandate is to ensure the financial stability of the Corporation for the ratepayers of the Municipality of Brockton.

Composition

Type of Membership

Number of Members Required

Council

4

Meeting Times

The Finance Committee meets at 9:30 a.m. on the Friday prior to each Council Meeting.

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Grey Bruce Sound and Lighting Committee

The Grey Bruce Sound and Lighting Committee is a Recreation Advisory Committee of Brockton Council. This volunteer committee was established as a collaborative effort of interested community volunteers dedicated to enhancing the opportunities to showcase local artists' talents, while assisting non-profit organization and clubs with the necessary light and sound equipment for efficient and sustainable presentations, special events, and performances. Realizing the need for local availability of the equipment, this committee assists non-profit groups in meeting their mandates and fundraising efforts in the community.

The BGLSC successfully managed a Trillium Grant Funding opportunity to realize the goals of the committee. The Municipality of Brockton offers annual human and financial support.

Composition

Type of Membership

Number of Members Required

Public

5

Meeting Times

The group meets only as required at the call of the members.

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Multi Municipal Wind Turbine Working Group

The Multi Municipal Wind Turbine Working Group (MMWTWG) is a Liaison Committee of Council. The membership of this committee is made up of elected officials and citizens from some 15 municipalities in the Counties of Bruce, Dufferin, Grey, Huron, Perth, and Wellington Counties. The Municipalities the Working Group represented, have identified themselves as unwilling hosts for wind turbines, based on actual experience, since about one-third of the wind turbines installed in Ontario are in place in our municipalities, and more are planned based on Ontario Power Authority information.

Composition

Phil Englishman, Brockton Citizen Representative

Meeting Times

The Working Group meets monthly, or on the call of the Chair, to address issues arising from the installation of wind turbines in the represented municipalities

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Municipal Services Review Ad Hoc Committee

The Municipal Services Review Committee is an Ad Hoc Committee of Council whose role is to identify and evaluate existing municipal services and facilitate community discussions of the relative merits of municipal services and make recommendations to Council.

The review will include both legislated and discretionary services, committees receiving funding from the Municipality as well as services not presently offered but recommended by citizens.

Recommendations to Council should be consistent with the Municipality's Sustainable Strategic Plan, understanding the importance of economic, social, environmental, and cultural strengths within the community.

The Recreation Master Plan, the Roads and Bridge Plan, Waste Management Plan and the Energy Conservation and Demand Management Plan are frameworks which have been developed through Council, Committee, staff, and public consultation and will be given significant consideration as the process moves forward.

Composition

Type of Membership

Number of Members Required

Council

3

Staff

2

Meeting Times

Meeting times will vary.

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Planning Advisory Committee

The Planning Advisory Committee is a Committee of Council whose purpose is to provide advice to Council on matters regarding Land use, Official Plans, Zoning by-laws and Subdivisions. They receive input from the public and recommendations from the Bruce County Planner.

Composition

Type of Membership

Number of Members Required

Council

7

Meeting Times

The Planning Advisory Committee meets as required immediately before a scheduled Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m.

View our Council and Committee Meetings Calendar for past meeting minutes and upcoming meeting dates.

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Project Management Team

The Project Management Team was developed as an Advisory Committee of Council in 2012 to oversee the development of the Brockton Municipal Complex. After various Committee structures were reviewed the final structure is comprised all council members and five members from the public, with the CAO as a non-voting member.

Composition

Type of Membership

Number of Members Required

Public

5

Council

7

CAO

1

Meeting Times

Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month or at the call of the Chair.

View our Council and Committee Meetings Calendar for past meeting minutes and upcoming meeting dates.

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Roads Committee

The Brockton Roads Committee is a Committee of Council committed to providing a safe and efficient roads system to the public.

Composition

Type of Membership

Number of Members Required

Council

7

Meeting Times

The Roads Committee is comprised of all seven members of Council and meets as required, or during the annual road tour.

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Saugeen Municipal Airport Committee

The Saugeen Municipal Airport Committee is a Liaison Committee of Council. Members of the committee are council members representing Brockton, West Grey and Hanover as well as public members. The Saugeen Municipal Airport is situated in Brockton and services the surrounding area.

Meeting Times

The Committee meets monthly.

View our Council and Committee Meetings Calendar for past meeting minutes and upcoming meeting dates.

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Saugeen Mobility and Regional Transit (S.M.A.R.T.) Board

SMART is a local specialized public transit service dedicated to the mobility needs of the mentally and physically challenged, elderly and frail residents of Arran-Elderslie, Brockton, Hanover, Huron Kinloss, Kincardine, Saugeen Shores, Southgate, and West Grey.

SMART provides non-emergency medical, employment and social transportation for individuals and groups. SMART has a modern fleet of 14 vehicles including 8 accessible vans and 5 buses.

The SMART Board is a Liaison Committee of Council and its membership is made up for the s Mayors of the eight (8) participating municipalities.

Composition

The Committee is comprised of the Mayors of the eight (8) participating municipalities.

Meeting Times

The Committee meets monthly.

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Saugeen River Fishery Task Force

The Saugeen River Fishery Task Force recognizes the Saugeen River as one of the Municipality of Brockton's most distinctive elements. As such, the Task Force is committed to the on-going conservation of the river eco-system and its tributaries, and will strive to improve and promote the river for the benefit of all users.

Composition

Type of Membership

Number of Members Required

BIA Staff & Board Members

2

Saugeen Valley Conservation Authority Staff

2

Brockton CIC Representative

1

Brockton EAC Representative

2

Grey Bruce Sustainability Network Representative

1

Public

1

Meeting Times

The Fishery Task Force meets monthly.

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Saugeen River Trail Committee

The Saugeen River Trail Committee consists of community volunteers, with representation from the Saugeen Valley Conservation Authority, and Walkerton Rotary Club, Walkerton Parks and Recreation Committee as well as the Municipal Landscape Gardener and Director of Recreation and Facilities.

The Committee is a Sub-Committee of the Walkerton Parks and Recreation Committee and advises and makes recommendation to staff and council on matters pertaining to the maintenance, development, and operations of the Rotary Saugeen River Trail in Walkerton.

Meeting Times

This sub-committee of the Walkerton Parks and Recreation Committee meet semi-annually or at the call of the chair.

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Saugeen Valley Conservation Authority Board

Saugeen Valley Conservation Authority (SVCA) Board is a Liaison Committee of Council. The SVCA is one of 36 Conservation Authorities across Ontario and represents those communities within the Saugeen River Watershed. Each member municipality has representation on the Authority Board.

Meeting Times

The Authority Board meets four times annually.

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Walkerton Business Improvement Area (BIA) Board of Management

Walkerton Business Improvement Area Board is a Liaison Committee of Council. The Council of the Municipality of Brockton established, under By-Law 99-74, a Board of Management for the Walkerton Improvement Area which consists of all commercial properties within the former Town of Walkerton.

The mandate of the Walkerton BIA is to improve, beautify, and maintain the area within Walkerton's Business Improvement Area, beyond what is provided by the Municipality of Brockton, and to promote the area as a business, shopping, and service destination. The opportunities in Walkerton are endless for starting a new business or relocating your existing business. The Walkerton BIA is ready, willing and able to help!

The BIA is actively involved in numerous community and business initiatives, such as the annual Christmas Shopping Promotion and Santa Claus Parade and other retail and service promotions. The BIA hosts an online business directory, educational and informative business luncheons and participates in many committees which serve with the focus of bettering our community.

Composition

Type of Membership

Number of Members Required

Public

8

Council

1

Meeting Times

Board Meetings are held monthly on the second Wednesday.

View our Council and Committee Meetings Calendar for past meeting minutes and upcoming meeting dates.

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Walkerton Community Official Plan Review Steering Committee

The County of Bruce Planning and Development Department and the Municipality of Brockton agree to enter into a formal contract agreement if required by either Brockton Council or by County of Bruce Council. Following approval of this Terms of Reference by Brockton Council and execution by the parties, the County of Bruce Planning and Development Department will proceed to undertake the work.

The Review shall be coordinated through a Project Steering Committee (the 'Committee'). Membership on the Committee shall be limited to the Municipal CAO/Clerk, Municipal CBO, and two Municipal Councillors to be appointed by Brockton Council.

The role of the Committee is to review all draft studies, reports and associated documentation prepared by the P&DD and provide as a Committee, by means of a Committee resolution or consensus, comments and/or recommendations as required.

For more information, view the Walkerton Community Official Plan Review page for further information, details, meeting information, surveys, and more.

Composition

Type of Membership

Number of Members

County of Bruce

1

Brockton Staff

2

Councillors

2

Meeting Times

Meetings are held as required.

View our Council and Committee Meetings Calendar for past meeting minutes and upcoming meeting dates.

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Walkerton Hanover Waste Management Committee

The Walkerton Hanover Waste Management Committee is an Advisory Committee of Council. The Committee provides input into the operation of the Walkerton Hanover Landfill and recommends innovative ways to divert waste from the landfill. The Walkerton Hanover Landfill is only available for use of Walkerton and Hanover residents.

Members of this committee include one council member and one staff member from the Town of Hanover and one council member and one staff member from the Municipality of Brockton, along with a member of the public from each Municipality.

Composition

Type of Membership

Number of Members Required

Public

2

Brockton Council

1

Hanover Council

1

Other ( staff )

2

Meeting Times

The Committee meets several times a year as required.

View our Council and Committee Meetings Calendar for past meeting minutes and upcoming meeting dates.

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Walkerton Homecoming Committee

The Walkerton Homecoming Committee is an Ad Hoc Committee of Council which was established plan Walkerton's 2016 Homecoming events.

Composition

Type of Membership

Number of Members Required

Public

8

Meeting Times

Meetings are held as required.

View our Council and Committee Meetings Calendar for past meeting minutes and upcoming meeting dates.

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Walkerton Ice Pad Fundraising Ad Hoc Committee

The committee shall be comprised of nine members of the public, with the CFO or other
designated staff member acting as liaison for information purposes, as well as one Council
member.

To provide local residents with a second ice facility within Brockton. The committee will be
responsible for the raising funds needed to complete the capital improvements to the Horse
Palace.

Composition

Type of Membership

Number of Members Required

Public

Council

1

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Walkerton Open Water Systems Initiative Working Group (WOWSI)

The Walkerton Open Water Systems Initiative Working Group is an Ad Hoc Committee of Council that works to build on the strategic directions and investment attraction strategy provided by consultants Millier, Dickinson, Blais Inc. to develop an implementation plan for the Municipality of Brockton, Brockton Economic Development Committee, and Walkerton Clean Water Centre that will detail how these partners can develop the water sector and accommodate increased water technology research, training, and business activity in Walkerton.

Composition

Type of Membership

Number of Members Required

Public

3

Staff

2

Meeting Times

The Committee meets once a month or as required.

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Walkerton Parks & Recreation Committee

The Walkerton Parks and Recreation Committee is an Advisory Committee of Council whose role is to advise and support the efforts of the Brockton Parks and Recreation Department and staff on all aspects of providing Recreation and Leisure services in Walkerton. The committee assists in promoting and maintaining communication with residents on parks, trails, facilities, and programs in Walkerton and Brockton.

The Committee is comprised of community volunteers, one councillor, and the Director of Recreation and Facilities.

Composition

Type of Membership

Number of Members Required

Public

4

Council

1

Meeting Times

The Walkerton Parks and Recreation Committee meets monthly, with exceptions of July and August.

View our Council and Committee Meetings Calendar for past meeting minutes and upcoming meeting dates.

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Westario Power Board of Directors

Westario Power is an energy distribution corporation with a mission to build a quality, customer focused organization.

Westario Power provides safe, reliable cost-effective services and products achieving sustainable growth while respecting the community and the environment. As a member municipality, Brockton's Mayor represents us on the Board.

Meeting Times

The Board meets four times a year.

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Visitor Information Centre Ad Hoc Committee

The Visitor Information Centre Ad Hoc Committee is an Ad Hoc Committee of Council that works to determine if a tourist/visitor information centre is required and to determine economic impact (cost benefit analysis).

The Committee is comprised of two community volunteers, three councillors, and the CAO/Clerk.

Composition

Type of Membership

Number of Members Required

Public

2

Council

3

Staff

1

Meeting Times

The Visitor Information Centre Ad Hoc Committee will make a recommendation to Council about the future of the tourist/visitor information centre in a report to be completed by July 2016.

View our Council and Committee Meetings Calendar for past meeting minutes and upcoming meeting dates.

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