08 Jan

Apply by January 18 to serve on a County board or committee

Picton, ON – Want to volunteer your skills and knowledge in order to strengthen the community? Apply to serve on one of the many County of Prince Edward boards or committees by Friday, January 18.

“We value our residents and the important contributions they make to our municipality,” says Steve Ferguson, Mayor, County of Prince Edward. “We encourage people to get involved and share their expertise, knowledge, and enthusiasm.”

Citizen committees provide Council and staff with input about a wide variety of subjects through discussions, presentations, and recommendations. Some committees also organize and participate in community events. The County is seeking members for these groups:

Ward Recreation Committees and Boards

• Picton Recreation Committee                       
• Bloomfield/Hallowell Recreation Committee
• Wellington Recreation Committee
• Ameliasburgh Recreation Committee
• Athol Recreation Committee
• Sophiasburgh Recreation Committee
• Hillier Recreation Committee
• North Marysburgh Recreation Committee
• South Marysburgh Recreation Board

Statutory/Advisory Committees and Boards

• Accessibility Advisory Committee: 7 required
• Audit Committee: 1 required
• Cemetery Advisory Committee: 4 required
• Fence Viewers: 3 required
• Livestock Evaluators: 3 required
• Police Services Board: 1 required
• Property Standards Committee Members: 3 required

Advisory Committees

• Agricultural Advisory Committee: 5 required
• Healthcare Advisory Committee: 2 required
• Heritage Advisory Committee: 8 required
• Museum Advisory Committee: 4 required

External Boards/Committees/Agencies

• Quinte Conservation: 4 required

To apply for a position, download the application form posted online http://bit.ly/CommitteeApplicationForm, fill it out, and return it to the Clerk’s Office on the second floor of Shire Hall (332 Picton Main Street, Picton) by 5 pm on Friday, January 18. You can also email your application to Kim White, Clerk, County of Prince Edward, kwhite@pecounty.on.ca or fax it to 613.476.5727.

Find more information about all boards and committees on the County’s website: www.thecounty.ca/county-government/boards-and-committees.


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For media inquiries, please contact Mark Kerr, Communications and Media Coordinator, at 613.476.2148 x. 1009 or by email at mkerr@pecounty.on.ca.