COMMITTEES AND BOARDS

COUNCIL

Council meets on the first & third Tuesday of each month.

PLANNING ADVISORY COMMITTEE

The Planning Advisory Committee meets on the second Tuesday of each Month.

ACCESSIBILITY COMMITTEE

Support Staff: CAO, CBO, Admin. Assist., Recreation Director, Director of Public Works and Property Management
Terms of Reference - To audit the Township Accessibility Plan annually. To recommend actions to be completed.

BUDGET & FINANCE

Support Staff: CAO, Treasurer
Terms of Reference - To prepare and recommend annual budget for Council adoption. To regularly report to rate payers on actual vs budget and overall financial status (Auditors to present notes and recommendation at open Council meeting). To make every effort to maintain a minium tax rate through identifying cost effective approaches to spending as well as seeking additional sources of revenue.

COMMUNITY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

Support Staff: CEMC
Terms of Reference - To be responsible for the development, implementation, and maintenance of the Township's Emergency Management Program.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Support Staff: CAO

Terms of Reference - The Committee shall provide advice, guidance and assistance to Council and the municipal staff, in areas by which the Committee’s involvement can benefit the overall prosperity of the Municipality.

FIRE

Support Staff: Fire Chief, Committee Secretary
Terms of Reference - To assist the Fire Chief and Deputy Chief in preparing operating budget and capital plan and make recommendations to Council on the operations of the department.

GENERAL GOVERNMENT

Support Staff: CAO
Terms of Reference - Administration, Personnel and Legislation

HERITAGE & MUSEUM

Support Staff: CAO, Museum Curator 
Terms of Reference - To assist in preparing operating and capital budgets, advise and make recommendations to Council on the operations of this department.

INTER-GOVERNMENTAL

Support Staff: CAO
Terms of Reference - To meet with neighbouring municipalities to discuss matters of mutual concern.

PARKS & RECREATION, RECREATION TRAIL

Support Staff: Treasurer, Recreation Director
Terms of Reference - To assist in preparing operating and capital budgets, advise and make recommendations to Council on the operations of this department. To complete the recreation trail development project to the point of stable on-going operation and to prepare and manage the project budget.

PERSONNEL

Support Staff: CAO, County HR Director
Terms of Reference - Personnel Matters.

PHYSICIAN RECRUITMENT - ARNPRIOR

Terms of Reference - To develop and implement a recruitment and retention strategy with the community to attract and maintain on an ongoing basis a sufficient number of Family Physicians practicing in our communities.

Visit the Physicians opportunities page for the Arnprior and District Memorial Hospital at www.arnpriorhospital.com.

PLANNING ADVISORY

Support Staff: CAO, CBO, County Planner
Terms of Reference - To make recommendations to the Committee of Adjustment with respect to applications for creation of new lots and/or minor variances and be responsible for the orderly development of the Township Official Plan and Zoning and all related planning matters.

PROTECTIVE SERVICES

Support Staff: CAO, CBO, MLES
Terms of Reference - To attend meetings and meet as a committee of Council to receive reports and recommendations with regard to Animal Control, Building Inspection, By-law Enforcement, Fence Viewers and Policing.

PUBLIC WORKS

(Transportation, Cemetery & Waste Management)

Support Staff: CAO, Treasurer, Director of Public Works and Property Management
Terms of Reference - To work with Director of Public Works to prepare and recommend an operations budget and capital plan and to review and recommend to Council on the operation of this department.  To advise on and promote the recycling program, monitor the garbage collection and landfilling operations, and advise and recommend on these and other waste management issues.  To prepare and recommend annual budget for the adminstration, maintenance and development of the Flat Rapids Cemetery and report to Council.

VETERINARY UNIT

Support Staff: CAO
Terms of Reference - To represent Township with regards to Renfrew County Veterinary Unit.

VOLUNTEER & EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION

Support Staff: CAO, Deputy Clerk, Executive Assistant, Recreation Director
Terms of Reference - To prepare and recommend annual budget for maintaining a standard program of recognition for full and regular part-time employees. To plan and co-ordinate a recognition ceremony for the volunteers on various committees within the Township.

APPOINTMENTS TO OTHER BOARDS AND COMMITTEES

ARNPRIOR & DISTRICT ARCHIVES

Terms of Reference - Attend meetings to represent Township. Obtain information and report.

ARNPRIOR LIBRARY

Terms of Reference - Attend meetings to represent Township. Obtain information and report.

COMMITTEE OF ADJUSTMENT

Support Staff: Committee Secretary

FENCE VIEWERS

Members: P. Neill, G. Stewart, M. McLaren

HOME SUPPORT: ARNPRIOR-BRAESIDE-MCNAB SENIORS

LIVESTOCK VALUER

Valuer:  Leigh Hann

PROPERTY STANDARDS COMMITTEE

Support Staff: Committee Secretary

WATER MANAGEMENT: (matters relating to rivers, ground and surface water)

Terms of Reference - Attend meetings to represent Township. Obtain information and report.