Leamington Seeking Citizens for Committees

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The Municipality of Leamington is seeking interested citizens to serve on its advisory committees during the upcoming new term of Council (2022-2026). Serving on a municipal committee is a way to be involved and to help make a difference in your community. Committee members provide advice to Council on different issues and help contribute to the development of policies, programs and initiatives that improve your community. The Municipality is seeking new members for the following committees:

Accessibility Advisory Committee (Seeking one member who is a professional from the community and three members of the community who are persons with disabilities)

The Accessibility Committee recommends and advises Council on matters that will improve opportunities for persons with disabilities and provide for involvement in the identification, removal and prevention of barriers to allow for full participation in the community.

Seniors’ Advisory Committee (Seeking four members and maximum of two community stakeholder/representatives from an organization that services seniors in the Municipality such as a retirement /long term care facility, residential homes or senior’s apartment complexes)

The Seniors’ Advisory Committee’s objective is to engage and consult with residents about issues affecting seniors; to educate and improve awareness of services available to seniors in Leamington and area; to form partnerships in the community; to inform and improve the quality of life for seniors and develop and bring forward recommendations to Council on how to make Leamington a more age-friendly community, relating to matters within the Municipality’s jurisdiction (e.g. transportation, communications and civic participation).

A full list of committees and Terms of Reference for each committee are available on the Municipality’s website www.leamington.ca/committees. Application forms are also available on the Municipality’s website at www.leamington.ca/committees or at the Leamington Municipal Building located at 111 Erie Street North, Leamington. For more information, please contact the Clerk’s Office by phone at 519-326-5761 or by email at clerks@leamington.ca

The application deadline for Committees is Friday, January 6, 2022.