If you live in Hawkesbury and want to get more involved in the municipal world, here is your chance.
Hawkesbury’s municipal council is looking for people interested in serving serve on the town’s various committees for the term beginning December 1, 2018 and ending November 15, 2022. If you are interested and have expertise you would like to share with the town, qualifications that would benefit the mandate of a committee, please send an introduction letter supported by your resume no later than November 22 to the attention of Christine Groulx, Clerk or by e-mail at [email protected] and clearly indicate which committee is of interest to you.
Hawkesbury Police Services Board:
— will elaborate goals and priorities for police services in the Town of Hawkesbury. One seat available. Remuneration of $2,350.00 per year. This board has approximately four meetings a year.
Hawkesbury Public Library Board:
— will ensure funds allocated by the Town Council are efficiently spent, establish policies and rules to ensure the delivery of specialized quality services. Five seats available. Remuneration of $1,153.00 per year. The board has approximately ten meetings a year. Persons interested must live in the Town of Hawkesbury.
Hawkesbury Hydro Board:
— will manage and supervise the business and affairs of Hawkesbury Hydro. Two seats available. Remuneration of $2,000.00 per year. The board has approximately twelve meetings a year.
Minor Variance Committee:
— will study and decide on requests made for zoning variances. This committee is also the appeal board for the property standards, the sign and the taxi by-laws. Five seats available. Remuneration of $75.00 a meeting. This committee meets when needed.
Hawkesbury Community Industrial Strategic Planning
— will promote economic development in the Hawkesbury Industrial Park and of the lands acquired from the formal Amoco plant. Three seats available. This committee is not remunerated and meets when needed.
Business Improvement Area (BIA):
— promotes infrastructure ameliorations and activities in the downtown core. Four seats available. This committee is not remunerated. Members must have voting rights.
Municipal Accessibility Committee:
— will study and report to Council on renovation and upgrade projects of municipal infrastructures. Three seats available. This committee meets when needed and is not remunerated.
Municipal Cultural Policy Follow-up Committee:
— ensures that the municipal cultural policy adopted by Council in 2013 is being implemented. Four seats available. This committee meets when needed and is not remunerated.
— new committee to be established for listening to citizens’ concerns. Two seats available. The full mandate and remuneration will be established subsequently by Council.