Huron County, Ontario – The County of Huron is accepting citizen appointment applications to the following boards and committees:
- Huron County Library Board
- Huron County Accessibility Advisory Committee
- Huron County Economic Development Board
- Huron County Audit Committee
Volunteering to sit on an advisory board or committee is an excellent way for individuals to get involved in their community and really make a difference. People who participate on boards and committees benefit in many ways, including:
- Meeting new people to share ideas and talents.
- Providing input into the strategic direction setting and decision-making of the municipality.
- Supporting local government in adequately addressing issues.
- Having impact and making a meaningful difference in the community.
Huron County Library Board
The County of Huron invites applications for the position of library trustee on the Huron County Library Board.
The Library Board is responsible for the governance of the Huron County Library. The Board works closely with Huron County Council, which provides most of the funding for the operations of the Library.
The Huron County Library is an inclusive and vibrant community hub. It builds community, enriches lives and fosters creativity by providing access to information, skills and ideas. Huron County Library provides services to all residents of the County at twelve branches located throughout Huron County as well as online.
Meetings are usually held the second Wednesday of the month in the morning. Candidates must be at least 18 years old, Canadian citizens or permanent residents, and residents of Huron County.
Huron County Accessibility Advisory Committee
The County of Huron invites applications for the position of member of the Huron County Accessibility Advisory Committee (HCAAC).
The HCAAC provides vision and advice to the Council of the County of Huron and member Municipalities to create a welcoming, inclusive and accessible community. The role of the HCAAC is to (1) advise Council on accessibility issues regarding buildings, structures, municipal premises and services and (2) work with community groups regarding accessibility issues.
Members come from different backgrounds, but the majority of members on the HCAAC must be people with disabilities. The HCAAC is made up of 9 voting members including: 5 persons with disabilities as defined in the Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, Chapter 32; 1 person from professional disciplines; 1 elected official and the Warden as ex-officio; and 1 citizen representative.
Huron County Economic Development Board
The County of Huron invites applications for the position of member of the Huron County Economic Development Board.
Members of the Economic Development Board have the opportunity to share their knowledge, networks, experience and unique perspective to animate the Economic Development department’s vision of Huron County as a diverse, thriving and sustainable economy and rural community.
The County of Huron is inviting interested individuals to submit an application for one of four (4) upcoming vacancies on the Huron County Economic Development Board. The position is voluntary but receives a small honorarium and expenses. Monthly meetings are held between 5-7 pm in Goderich at the Economic Development office and tend to be Wednesdays.
Huron County Audit Committee
The County of Huron invites applications for the position of member of the Huron County Audit Committee. The Citizen Representative will sit on the Committee for a four year term, for a maximum of two terms.
The Audit Committee is a committee of Council, comprised of one citizen representative, along with members of County Council. The committee meets twice a year with the County’s audit firm to ensure that the financial integrity of the County of Huron is maintained, and to review the initial audit plan at the outset of the audit, the annual audited financial statements and the audit findings report. Other duties of the committee are outlined in the Terms of Reference (available from the Clerk).
Interested persons can submit a written application or letter of interest by October 5, 2022 to:
Office of the County Clerk
Corporation of the County of Huron
1 Courthouse Square, Goderich, ON N7A 1M2
All positions are voluntary with a small honorarium and expenses. Hybrid meetings are an option.
The County of Huron is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. We appreciate all applications received. Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Information is collected solely for the purpose of selection under the Municipal Act and may be subject to provisions of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.