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County seeks volunteers for Joint Compliance Audit Committee

Members will watch for breaches of municipal election campaign rules
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The Simcoe County administration building in Midhurst. | Raymond Bowe/BarrieToday file photo

The County of Simcoe is offering up to seven qualified volunteers the opportunity to make a significant contribution to their community as members of the Joint Compliance Audit Committee.

The committee is required by the Municipal Elections Act to help ensure free and fair municipal elections.

The Joint Compliance Audit Committee will convene ad hoc starting fall 2022 to help ensure equity by reviewing potential breaches of election campaign and advertising finances rules, as reported by electors within the county’s 16 member municipalities and the City of Orillia. Committee members will receive per diem compensation for their time.

To qualify to join the committee, applicants must reside within one of the 16 member municipalities or the City of Orillia. Members of the committee cannot be employees or officers of the local municipality or local board; members of council or a local board; any persons who are candidates in the 2022 municipal election; and any persons who are registered third parties for the 2022 municipal election.

All interested applicants should submit a letter of interest outlining your qualifications to the county clerk before July 8, 2022:

County Clerk
1110 Highway 26
Midhurst, ON, L9X 1N6
705-726-9300, ext. 1246

Applicants with experience in accounting, auditing and legal, as well as knowledge of campaign financing, rules would be an asset. We thank all applicants that apply and advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

The County of Simcoe and local municipalities are committed to an inclusive, barrier-free environment. Accommodation will be provided in all steps of the recruitment process. Please advise the County of Simcoe if you require any accommodations to ensure you can participate fully and equally during the recruitment and selection process.

Personal information gathered through this advertising is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, S.O. 2001, Chapter 25, and in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and will be only used for candidate selection for these positions.​


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