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Boards and Committees

Volunteers serve an important role in our Community. Tay Township welcomes members of the public to become involved. Committees, Boards and Organizations provide advice and input on the development of projects, policies and initiatives that improve the overall quality of life in Tay Township.

Members are appointed every four years or as vacancies occur. The next appointments will be advertised in December 2014 for the term of 2014-2016. Notices will be posted on this website and in the local newspaper when positions are available. If you are interested in serving on the various Committees or Boards please complete an application and return it to the Clerk's Department.

Vacancies

Vacancies arise when the term of the committee expires or a board or committee member resigns. Vacancies will be posted on the Employment page . If you are interested in serving on the various Committees or Boards please complete an application and return it the Clerk's Department.

Boards and Committees

Joint Ad Hoc Committees

Occasionally Tay Township participates in ad hoc committees struck by Tay in association with neighbouring municipalities.

Code of Conduct for Citizen Appointees to Boards and Committees

The purpose and intent of the Code of Conduct is to establish guidelines for the conduct of citizens appointed by Council to various advisory, ad hoc and special purpose boards and committees of the Township or on which the Township is represented.  The Code will ensure that:

  • The decision making process is open, accessible and equitable;
  • Decisions are made through the appropriate channels of government;
  • Conflicts of interest are declared with the appointee taking appropriate measures;
  • Appointments are not used for personal gain;
  • Appointees hold membership for the benefit of the public and community at large;
  • There is fairness and respect for differences;
  • The deliberative privileges of the board and committee are maintained;
  • Personal information is protected.

The complete Code of Conduct can be downloaded here.