Volunteer Required: Splash Pad Committee

VOLUNTEER REQUIRED
FOR THE SPLASH PAD OPTIONS SUBCOMMITTEE

The Town of Espanola is currently looking for a volunteer to join the Splash Pad Options Committee. This Committee will review and provide recommendations to Council regarding a proposed splash pad.

Qualifications:  Elector in the Town of Espanola, 18 years of age & a Canadian Citizen.  

Application forms are available at the Municipal Office, or can be downloaded from the website here (PDF)

Deadline is November 1, 2019 at 4:00 pm.  Please submit applications to the Municipal office.

Paula Roque, Clerk

Town of Espanola
100 Tudhope Street, Suite 2
Espanola, ON  P5E 1S6
Telephone 869-1540 Fax 869-0083
Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Town of Espanola is committed to providing accommodations throughout the selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Ice Schedule October 21-27

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Conflict of Interest Registry

The Municipal Conflict of Interest Act requires all municipalities to establish and maintain a registry of all declarations made by members of Council under the Act. The registry must include the original written declaration provided by the member of Council and must be available to the public.

The following is a registry of written disclosures of interest as of March 1, 2019:

Member of Council

Meeting Date

Body

Item 

Nature of Declaration / Declaration Form

Councillor Foster  April 2, 2019 Corporate Services Committee Item 1  He is a Member of the St. Jude Parish. (pdf)
Councillor Foster  April 23, 2019 Council G2 Secretary of the Espanola Lions Club (pdf)

Yard Waste Depot

2019 YARD WASTE DEPOT NOW OPEN!

LOCATION:
Snow Dump Site across from the Ski Hill on Mead Blvd.

Espanola residents are encouraged to take advantage of this service to clean up their property and dispose of leaf & yard waste, branches, and brush at no charge. 

This program is a benefit for Espanola residents, so please respect the guidelines to ensure continued operation.

We will NOT be accepting:
- Wood 4" in diameter or larger
- Lumber and wood construction materials
- Plastic bags of any kind (including biodegradable)
- Garbage of any kind

This property is under camera surveillance.

It is against the law to carry an unsecured load.  Please cover to keep from littering.

This facility has no affiliation with the landfill.

Thank you for your co-operation!

For further information, please call the Public Works Department at 705-869-1751.

Integrity Commissioner

ROLE OF THE INTEGRITY COMMISSIONER

An Integrity Commissioner is an independent resource who reports to council and who is responsible for performing in an independent manner the functions assigned by the municipality with respect to:

1. The application of the code of conduct for members of council and members of local boards.
2. The application of any procedures, rules and policies of the municipality and local boards governing the ethical behaviour of members of council and of local boards.
3. The application of sections 5, 5.1 and 5.2 of the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act to members of council and of local boards.
4. Requests from members of council and of local boards for advice respecting their obligations under the code of conduct applicable to the member.
5. Requests from members of council and of local boards for advice respecting their obligations under a procedure, rule or policy of the municipality or of the local board, as the case may be, governing the ethical behaviour of members.
6. Requests from members of council and of local boards for advice respecting their obligations under the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act.
7. The provision of educational information to members of council, members of local boards, the municipality and the public about the municipality's codes of conduct for members of council and members of local boards and about the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act.

The Town of Espanola has appointed Mr. Robert Swayze as the Integrity Commissioner for the municipality and authorize him to conduct inquires upon complaint for rules governing ethical behaviour of members of Council as they pertain to the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act and Council//Board Code of Conduct.

The Integrity Commissioner’s responsibilities include:

-Conduct inquiries upon complaint for Municipal Conflict of Interest Act and Code of Conduct matters

-Provide advice to members of Council and local boards regarding their obligations under the code of conduct the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act

-Provide educational information to the public, the municipality and members of Council and local boards about the Code of Conduct and Municipal Conflict of Interest Act

The duties and responsibilities of the Integrity Commissioner are further detailed in Section 223 of the Municipal Act, 2001.  It is the responsibility of the Integrity Commissioner to report directly to County Council.

COMPLAINT/APPLICATION PROCESS
 
 A complaint that a member has contravened the Code may be initiated by any person, any Member of Council, or by Council as follows:

(a) a complaint shall be made in writing and shall be sent directly to the Integrity Commissioner by mail, e-mail, fax or courier;
(b) a complaint must be signed and dated by the complainant who shall be an identifiable individual (complaints may not be submitted by any group, organization or corporation);
(c) a complaint shall include:

(i)   an explanation, with specific reference to sections of the Code, as to why the issue raised is alleged to be a contravention of the Code;
(ii)   any evidence in support of the allegation; and
(iii)   any witnesses in support of the allegation must be identified.

Robert J. Swayze
Barrister & Solicitor
20736 Mississauga Road
Caledon, ON
L7K 1M7
Tele: 519 942 0070
Fax:   519 942 1233
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INTEGRITY COMMISSIONER REPORTS

Should there be a complaint lodged and it is investigated, the report will be listed below.  An annual report from the Integrity Commissioner will be listed here as well.

Reports prior to March 1, 2019 

Report of Integrity Commissioner July 12, 2018 - Code of Conduct Breach by Councillors (pdf)

 

For addtional information contact the Municipal Office via phone at (705) 869-1540 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 
 

2019 Tax Bills

2019 Final Tax Bills were mailed June 14th, 2019

The first installment is due on July 31st.

The second installment is due on September 30th.

Please contact the Town Office at 705-869-1540 if you haven’t received your bill.

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