Integrity Commissioner

The Township of North Kawartha adopted a Code of Conduct for Members of Council and Local Boards on June 15, 2021. An Integrity Commissioner is appointed under the authority of Section 223.3 (1) of the Municipal Act which states: Without limiting sections 9, 10 and 11, those sections authorize the municipality to appoint an Integrity Commissioner who reports to council and who is responsible for performing in an independent manner the functions assigned by the municipality with respect to any or all of the following:

  1. The application of the code of conduct for members of council and the code of conduct for members of local boards.
  2. The application of any procedures, rules and policies of the municipality and local boards governing the ethical behaviour of members of council and of local boards.
  3. The application of sections 5, 5.1 and 5.2 of the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act to members of council and of local boards.
  4. Requests from members of council and of local boards for advice respecting their obligations under the code of conduct applicable to the member.
  5. Requests from members of council and of local boards for advice respecting their obligations under a procedure, rule or policy of the municipality or of the local board, as the case may be, governing the ethical behaviour of members.
  6. Requests from members of council and of local boards for advice respecting their obligations under the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act.
  7. The provision of educational information to members of council, members of local boards, the municipality and the public about the municipality's codes of conduct for members of council and members of local boards and about the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act.

Please note that a local board is defined as in Section 1(1) and Section 223.1 of the Municipal Act. 

Complaints are submitted directly to the Integrity Commissioner.

Integrity Commissioner Services Contact Information:

Tony Fleming C.S.
Certified Specialist in Municipal Law (Local Government/Land Use Planning & Development)
Practicing as a Professional Corporation
Cunningham, Swan, Carty, Little & Bonham LLP
T: 613-546-8096
Email: tfleming@cswan.com

2020 Integrity Commissioner Annual Report

 
 

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