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2022-2026 Council Term Board and Committee Appointments

The Council of the Corporation of the Township of Scugog is seeking community-minded individuals to submit their names for consideration as appointees to the following committees and positions for the 2022 – 2026 term of Council.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and reside within the Township of Scugog. Each board and committee have a specific mandate and generally meet bi-monthly or on an as required basis.  Membership appointments are for a four-year term.

Interested persons are encouraged to submit an application to the Township of Scugog using the Township’s online application form. Current opportunities will be found by selecting “vacancies”. Please submit your application no later than 4:30 p.m. on May 17, 2023. For further information regarding the listed appointments, please contact

To request an alternative accessible format such as a paper application or to have one of our capable staff assist you with your application over the phone or in person, please contact or call the Corporate Services Department at 905-985-7346.

Alternate accessible formats other than those listed above can be made available upon request.

Advisory Committees
Committee Description Number of Vacancies

Scugog Accessibility, Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Advisory Committee (SADIE)

The Scugog Accessibility, Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Advisory Committee (SADIE) will assist staff with recommendations, advice, feedback, and information to the Township of Scugog on matters relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion by focusing on:

  • Improving our understanding of diversity and commitment to inclusion
  • Reinforcing diversity and inclusion within the organizational culture
  • Engaging staff in diversity and inclusion efforts and promoting opportunities for leadership, advancement and employee development
  • Identifying and addressing barriers to inclusion in the delivery of municipal programs and services
  • Under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), Section 29 of the AODA describes three (3) main activities in relation to accessibility:
  • Advise the Township of Scugog Council about the requirements and implementation of accessibility standards and the preparation of accessibility reports and other matters for which the council may seek its advice;
  • Review site plans and drawings described in section 41 of the Planning Act that the committee selects; and
  • Perform all other functions that are specified in the regulations.

1 Citizen member

Community Grants Advisory Committee

  • Allocate community grants provided by the Township of Scugog in accordance with the Grants Fund Policy.
  • Review, evaluate and make recommendations to Council regarding annual cash grants 
3 Citizen member(s)

Environmental and Climate Change Advisory Committee

  • Advise and assist Council and Township staff in the protection, enhancement, restoration and management of the local environment and to help ensure that the community is planned to provide for environmental sustainability;
  • To work with Council and Township staff to resolve environmental issues;
  • To link with Local, Provincial and National environmental organizations;
  • Provide guidance to Council regarding climate change adaption; and
  • Other areas of local concern as it relates to climate change and sustainability plans and policies.
1 Citizen member

Housing Advisory Committee

  • Advocating for a variety of housing opportunities in terms of type, tenure, density and affordability to meet the needs of present and future residents;
  • Increasing general public awareness concerning housing needs and opportunities through educational initiatives;
  • The mandate of the Committee shall be to advise Council and support initiatives to ensure an appropriate range and mix of housing within the Township.
2 Citizen member(s)

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