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Compliance Audit Committee

Local municipalities within Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry are seeking interested applicants for appointment to a Joint Compliance Audit Committee for the 2022-2025 council term. The committee will serve all six municipalities in SDG.

The Joint Compliance Audit Committee addresses applications requesting an audit of a candidate or registered third-party advertiser’s election campaign finances for the 2022 municipal election. This authority includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Review applications and grant or reject audit requests
  • Where an audit is granted, appoint an auditor, and review the audit report
  • Where indicated, decide whether legal proceeding shall be commenced
  • Determining whether to recover the costs of conducting the compliance audit from the applicant if the auditor’s report indicates there were no apparent contraventions and if there were no reasonable grounds for the application

The Joint Compliance Audit Committee will consist of members appointed by each council. Committee members must have the ability to understand and apply the election campaign finance provisions of the Municipal Elections Act and should be considered impartial with respect to their ability to fulfill their responsibilities.

Members of the public interested in serving on this committee are asked to submit an application form either in-person, by mail, or electronically, as well as cover letter marked “Confidential” no later than Monday, April 18, 2022 at 4 p.m.

Applicants must file their materials to the township office in which they reside. A list of individual township contacts is listed below.

Downloadable application form (PDF)

Township contacts