Committees

Vacancies - Boards and Committees 2018-2022

Interested individuals may submit their letters of interest including a completed  Volunteer Profile Application Form to the attention of the Municipal Clerk on or before noon on December 6, 2018, indicating committee(s) of interest.

Melanie Ducharme, Municipal Clerk
Tel: 705.753.2250 ext. 6926
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Fax: 705.752.3950

225 Holditch St., Suite 101
Sturgeon Falls, ON  P2B 1T1

 


Accessibility Advisory Committee

The purpose of the committee is to review and advise council on the development of policies, renovations, purchases, etc. in an effort to remove barriers in all municipal facilities in accordance with the Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

Candidates possessing knowledge and experience related to disabilities are encouraged to apply. At least 3 of the members of this committee must have a disability.

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Municipal Representatives

Stephan Poulin, Director of Economic Development and Community Services
Tel: (705) 753-2250 ext. 6902
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Lynn Duhaime, Coordinator of Community Services
Tel: (705) 753-2250 ext. 6930
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Yvon Duhaime, Councillor
Tel: (705) 499-6439
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For more information click on one of the links below:

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005

Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2001

Accessibility Plan
Municipal Policy - Accessibility Customer Service Policy
Terms of Reference
Feedback Form



Agricultural Advisory Committee

The mission statement of this committee is to provide priority and direction for municipal concerns relating to agriculture that will contribute to a prosperous and sustainable farming community in West Nipissing. The generally high quality of agricultural land in parts of West Nipissing has given rise to a prosperous farming industry. It is essential to recognize the importance of agriculture to the local economic base, as an employment source and as a foundation for the rural way of life.

Experience in agriculture or conservation, volunteer work on other farming or rural committee and boards and good communication skills would be considered assets.

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Resource persons:

Pierrette Desrochers, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (Verner)

Melanie Ducharme
, Municipal Clerk / Planner
Tel: (705) 753-2250 ext. 6926
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Joanne Rancourt, Assistant Clerk Rural
Tel: (705) 753-2250 ext. 6917
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Terms of Reference - West Nipissing Agricultural Advisory Committee



Cemetery Board

All operations and proceedings of the West Nipissing Cemetery Board shall be governed by the rules and regulations of By-law 2012/37 as amended by By-law 2013/09, and as amended, revised or superseded from time to time in accordance with the provisions and regulations of the Cemeteries Act, as amended, and the Funeral, Burial and Cremations Services Act, as amended.  The Cemetery Board oversees the effective operation of municipally-owned cemeteries, such as the Cache Bay Cemetery, Field Cemetery, Sunnyridge Cemetery. Verner Cemetery and Westside Cemetery and provides guidance to the cemetery caretakers.

For additional information, visit the "Cemeteries" section of this website.
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Committee of Adjustments

The Committee of Adjustments is a quasi-judicial body that has broad powers under the Planning Act and is responsible for such items as the approval on consents (land severances), minor variances to the Zoning By-law and Site Plan Approval.

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Court of Revision (Drains)

The Court of Revision is a body which hears appeals on assessments pursuant to the Drainage Act.

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Contact person:

Melanie Ducharme
, Municipal Clerk / Planner
Tel: (705) 753-2250 ext. 6926
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For additional information, visit the "Municipal Drains" section of this website.

 


West Nipissing Emergency Measures Municipal Control Group

The West Nipissing Emergency Measures Municipal Control Group oversees the development, implementation and maintenance of the Municipality's emergency management program. To reach its full potential, the committee needs to represent the various organizations that have, or should have, a voice in implementing and maintaining the said program. The aims and objectives of the Emergency Measures Municipal  Control Group is to ensure the effective deployment of all resources required to minimize the loss of life and property arising from an emergency and to permit the earliest possible return to normality.

West Nipissing Emergency Measures Municipal Control Group Members:

Richard Maranda, Fire Chief
Ray St-Pierre, Chief of Police
Jean-Pierre (Jay) Barbeau, Chief Administrative Officer
Lynn Duhaime, Coordinator of Community Services and Community Emergency Management Coordinator
Alain Bazinet, Chief Building Official (alternate)
Joanne Savage, Mayor
Peter Ming, Manager of Water and Wastewater Operations
Stephan Poulin, Director of Economic Development and Community Services
Janice Dupuis, Deputy Clerk / Executive Assistant to the CAO
Greg Carello, West Nipissing Power Generation Manager
Cynthia Desormiers, West Nipissing General Hospital CEO


Other agencies to be notified depending on the emergency:
Nipissing First Nation
North Bay Parry-Sound District Health Unit
Greater Sudbury Hydro



To view the Municipality of West Nipissing's Emergency Plan click on the link below:
Emergency Plan

Contact person:

Lynn Duhaime, Community Emergency Management Coordinator
Tel: (705) 753-2250 ext. 6930
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Environmental Services Board

The Environmental Services Board is responsible for providing guidance and direction on all issues relating to environmental services, community sustainability, solid waste management, recycling initiatives, and where necessary, development of recommendations related to the fulfilling of environmental responsibilities of the Municipality of West Nipissing.

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Contact person:

Jason Sullivan, Waste Diversion Coordinator
Tel: (705) 753-2250 ext. 6910
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Planning Advisory Committee

The West Nipissing Planning Advisory Committee provides recommendations to the municipal Council for planning applications including Zoning Amendments, Subdivision Agreements, Official Plan Amendments and Site Plans.

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Contact person:

Melanie Ducharme, Municipal Clerk / Planner
Tel: (705) 753-2250 ext. 6926
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For additional information, visit the "Planning & Building" section of this website.



West Nipissing Police Services Board

The West Nipissing Police Services Board's mandate is legislated by the Police Services Act and can be summarized as general management and setting of policing policies. The Chief of Police is responsible for daily policing and other operational matters. Generally, the Board's role in shaping the structure of policing is very broad, limited by legislation only in the realm of daily operations.

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For additional information click on the link below
West Nipissing Police Service's Website


Property Standards Committee

The function of the West Nipissing Property Standards Committee is to hear appeals, filed by owners or occupants of property within the Municipality of West Nipissing after they have been served with an order to maintain their property according to the standards prescribed by the Municipal Property Standards By-law.

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Contact person:

Alain Bazinet, Chief Building Official
Tel: (705) 753-2250 ext. 6906
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To view the Appointing a Property Standards Committee By-law click on the link below:
Appointing a Property Standards Committee By-law 2007/48


Public Library Board

The West Nipissing Public Library Board is governed by the Public Libraries Act and is accountable to the Municipal Council. The Board prepares annual budget estimates and submits them to Council, ensures the budget is administered properly and reports regularly to Council about the library's activities and operations. A Board member shall hold office concurrent with the term of Council.

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Click here for related guidelines. 

 

Contact person:

Carole Marion, West Nipissing Public Library CEO
Tel: (705) 753-2250 ext. 6931
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For additional information, visit West Nipissing Public Library's website :
West Nipissing Public Library's Website


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