Boards and Committees

For each term of Council, citizens are appointed by Council to various Committees and Boards. If you are interested in joining one of our Boards and Committees, please contact us for more information.

There are two Municipal Service Boards:

  • Library Board (made up of two Council members and three public members)

    • The North Kawartha Public Library currently invites applications for the position of Library Board Trustee (3 positions).  This is an opportunity to a vital community service.  You will be asked to make a commitment of four years to December, 2022.  Candidates must be 18 years old, Canadian Citizens and residents of North Kawartha.  Please submit a written application including a brief resume of any related experience and background, in a sealed envelope marked "Library Board Trustee to the Township Clerk no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, January 4, 2019.  Applications may also be sent by email to the Clerk
  • Police Services Board (made up of the Mayor or designate, one public member and one provincial member)

    • The Township of North Kawartha invites applications for the position of Police Services Board Public Member (1 position).  This is an opportunity to contribute to a vital community service.  You will be asked to make a commitment of four years December, 2022.  Candidates must be at least 18 years old and reside in the Township or the owner or tenant of land there or the spouse of such owner or tenant, or an active member in the Community.  Please submit a written application including a brief resume of qualifications, background and related experience, in a sealed envelope marked "Police Services Board Application" to the Township Clerk no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, January 4, 2019.  Applications may also be sent by email to the Clerk.

There is one Planning Committee:

  • Committee of Adjustment

Other committees with Council representation or liaison are:

  • Kawartha Highlands Signature Site Committee
  • Source Water Protection Authority Committee
  • Source Water Protection Municipal Sub-Committee

Community representatives are appointed through a selection process at the beginning of the term of Council, which is 4 years and to fill vacancies as necessary.

Committees may be established, revised, disbanded and replaced by Council.

The Mayor, as Head of Council, is an ex-officio member of all Township committees where not prohibited by law and has full voting privileges when in attendance at any meeting.

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