Municipal Property and/or Facility Use

Public Request for Municipal Service(s), Facilities, Property and/or Resources without a charge or at a reduced rate.

Community groups, residents, ratepayers, ministries and agencies (ie. Service Clubs, Royal Canadian Legion, Schools, Sports Organizations, Groups Sharing a Common Interest, GPAEDC, Housing Resource Centre)
Municipal Service(s): support or assistance authorized by the Municipality upon public request that involves use of municipal owned facilities, property, equipment or staff time.

Policy Statement:
The Township of North Kawartha through the Strategic Plan makes a commitment to provide accessible cultural/recreation programs and services to all residents and support local community efforts to retain cultural heritage, promote pride of place and enhance community spirit.
It shall therefore be the policy of the Township of North Kawartha to consider granting to the public use of Municipal facilities, property and/or resources without charge or at a reduced rate for the purpose of holding events or functions that benefit the Community as a whole or groups, families or individuals within the North Kawartha Community.

Furthermore, requests from local non-profit or charitable organizations for North Kawartha Community Centre gift certificates to be used for their fundraising activities may be considered on an individual basis. These gift certificates may include fitness centre memberships, ice-time and public skating.

Application Requirements:
It is recommended that requests be submitted at least two month(s) in advance to allow sufficient time for approval. Late applications may not be approved.
No advertising on Township property or in Township Facilities is permitted until approval has been granted and conditions have been complied with. In special circumstances advance advertising may be permitted upon Council approval.
Proof of all required licences and permits must be provided 30 days prior to the event to the Municipality.
An “Authorization for Representation Form” is required for Service Clubs, Organizations, Groups with Common Interest, Agencies etc....to ensure the individual(s) representing the organization are supported by the organization as a whole.
The Municipality reserves the right to cancel any request, without notice, in circumstances where requirements or conditions are not adhered to. Municipal purposes shall pre-empt all requests.

By-Law 2014-007; Being a by-law to adopt a Public Request for Municipal Service(s) Policy for the Township of North Kawartha and to repeal By-Law #21/12. (includes Schedule A and Schedule B)

Schedule "A" to By-Law # 2014-007; Policy - Public Request for Municipal Service(s)

Schedule "B" to By-Law # 2014-007; Request for Use of Municipal Property and/or Facility without charge or at reduced rate, Municipal Resource Request Form and Public Service Request for Municipal Services Authorization for Representation Form

Municipal Resource Request Form (fillable)

 

It is recommended that requests be submitted at least one month in advance to allow sufficient time for approval. If available at time of submission, please attach applicable documentation (ie. proof of insurance, licenses, permits, permissions).  No advertising on Township property or in Township Facilities is permitted until approval has been granted and conditions complied with.

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